SafeFood Concession Stand Training Offered for Youth and Adults

 
Winterset, IA—Food safety basics are critical skills for any food handlers serving or preparing food for concession stands or county fair food booths. To prepare families with food safety skills, Madison County ISU Extension is offering a one hour SafeFood course for adults and youth who currently work or plan to work in concession stands.
 
Two sessions of this free, one-hour course will offered at Madison County ISU Extension Office, 117 N. John Wayne Dr., Winterset on Thursday, July 6 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., or Saturday, July 8 from 10:00-11:00 a.m.  Certificates will be provided to attendees who complete the course. This course may count towards one hour of 4-H members required six educational hours. During this hour-long course, participants will learn about cleaning and sanitizing principles, health and hygiene, and temperature controls. The purpose of this program is to ensure food prepared away from home is prepared safely in a clean and sanitary environment and by workers that follow best practices.
 
For more information and to register for this program, please contact your local Madison County ISU Extension and Outreach office at stessmer@iastate.edu or 515-462-1001.

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