ServSafe is administered by the National Restaurant Association. We understand the importance of our program in teaching responsible food service measures.
We stay on top of the various and changing regulatory requirements for every state and ensure that it will meet any food handler training need.
Are there qualifications to take the ServSafe Food Handler course and assessment?
The ServSafe Food Handler Course and Assessment do not have an official prerequisite. It may be completed by any individual seeking knowledge of basic safe food handling procedures.
Can I administer the ServSafe Food Handler assessment to myself?
The ServSafe Food Handler online assessment does not require a proctor, so you can take that exam by yourself. For the classroom/print version food handler assessment an instructor must administer the assessment. Use the Find a Class locator on ServSafe.com to find a food handler instructor/proctor.
How do I become a ServSafe Food Handler Instructor?
The registration process is entirely online and can be done in five easy steps. Please note: Even if you are currently a ServSafe Manager Instructor/Proctor you still need to register as a ServSafe Food Handler Instructor. There is no Proctor status requirement for this program.
Upon completion of these steps, you will immediately be a Registered ServSafe Food Handler Instructor and ready to print and administer exams.
How do I file a complaint against the Food Handler Certificate Program?
If you have a complaint regarding specific Food Handler Certificate Program policies and procedures, please submit your complaint in writing directly to Examsecurity@restaurant.com with an email titled Program Complaint. A representative will reach out to you to confirm that the complaint has been received.
We will then review the complaint and determine if any changes should be made to the Food Handler Certificate Program policies and procedures included within the complaint. Once we have completed our review, we will send you a final decision letter regarding any changes we will be making as a result of the feedback or additional education about why the policies and procedures must remain in place.