ServSafe® is the restaurant industry’s premiere food safety education and training program recognized and accepted by more federal, state and local health jurisdictions than any other food safety training program.
The program covers the flow of food from the time you purchase your products until the meals reach your customers’ tables, and includes topics such as microorganisms that cause foodborne-illness breakouts, proper food storage, and cleaning and sanitizing.
Courses Are Limited to 35, with a minimum of 20 required to have the class. Please register at least two weeks before the class to ensure you receive your textbook and exam sheet. All materials must be shipped to a business address – No P.O. Boxes or APO/FPO addresses accepted. If you cancel or do not attend the class, there are no refunds. **Re-schedule policy: Registrant may reschedule one time for a later class date and a $25 fee will apply.
Bring a valid ID, No 2 pencil, textbook and exam sheet to your class. The exam consists of 90 questions and the minimum passing score is 75%.
Certificate Information: Complimentary e-Certificates for ServSafe are available online. The e-Certificates will fulfill American National Standards Institute (ANSI) requirements for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, and provide both students/proctors access to certificates once exams have been graded. Have questions about certificates or exam scores? Contact the National Restaurant Association Service Center.
Little Rock Classes:
1/16/20: CLASS IS FULL
2/11/20: CLASS IS FULL
4/27/20: SPANISH Class – tentative date
5/13/20: Exam Only – no instruction, time TBA
Fort Smith Classes:
10/6/20: Online Registration
2020 Date TBA
Hot Springs Classes:
2020 Dates TBA
Northwest AR Area Classes:
12/3/19: CLASS IS FULL
4/20/20: SPANISH Class- tentative date
2020 Dates Coming Soon!
ServSafe® is a registered trademark of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and used under license by National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Restaurant Association.
The ServSafe program offers a full curriculum for food safety and alcohol service training to ensure that your managers and employees know what they need to know to meet their responsibilities. The ServSafe curriculum is available to members of the Arkansas Hospitality Association at a 10% discount. Call AHA at (501) 376-2323 for more information.
Visit the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension website for an updated list of ServSafe courses around the state.
The ServSafe Alcohol® Online Course and Exam is a complete and convenient responsible alcohol service training solution.
The ServSafe Alcohol program prepares bartenders, servers, hosts, bussers, valets, bouncers and all front-of-house staff to effectively and safely handle difficult situations in your operation. Alcohol service involves many risks. Failure to act responsibly could result in fines, imprisonment, losing your liquor license, increased insurance costs, or losing your business.
The ServSafe Alcohol Online Course provides the fundamentals of responsible alcohol service by combining interactive exercises, audio and video and role-play activities to help prepare participants for real-life scenarios. Designed for convenience, this four-hour course has a bookmark feature that allows users to easily return to where they left off.