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ServSafe for Employers

ServSafe is the industry’s leading food safety certificate training. It’s also serving up new products to help you attract and retain talent.

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Priority Certifications

ServSafe Manager Certification

ServSafe Manager Certification is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and satisfies the “person in charge” requirement. PRLA, through our partner HRFoodSafe, regularly holds ServSafe Manager Certification classes and exams throughout Pennsylvania.

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ServSafe Alcohol

New hires who are considered alcohol service personnel must complete RAMP Server/Seller training within 6 months.

ServSafe Alcohol is approved by the PLCB for Server/Seller training. PRLA members receive a 20% discount on each registration. Employees receive a dual certificate.

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Additional ServSafe Training and Certificates

ServSafe Workplace

ServSafe Workplace focuses on creating and sustaining a safe and appropriate work environment for all employees. They are online, interactive training programs that address and help prevent sexual harassment, as well as understand unconscious bias.

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ServSafe Allergens

Studies indicate that half the fatal episodes from food allergens occur outside the home. Are you and your team prepared to deal with customers who have allergens? ServSafe Allergens prepares your team to identify allergens, communicate with guests, prevent cross-contact, and more.

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ServSuccess is a new career development platform designed to provide you with job training that will advance your career and help you build your knowledge and mastery of industry-specific skills. Enhance your career opportunities with professional certifications that validate your industry experience.

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Free Training Resources

ServSafe has been at the forefront of preparing restaurant and foodservice workers to deliver safe dining experiences for their guests. Because of the challenges presented by COVID-19, ServSafe developed new, free resources aimed at keeping workers and the dining public safe, particularly in areas of conflict de-escalation.

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ServSafe Food Handler

The ServSafe Food Handler program delivers consistent food safety training to your employees. This online course covers five content sections: Basic Food Safety, Personal Hygiene, Cross-contamination & Allergens, Time & Temperature, and Cleaning & Sanitation. Please note: This program does not satisfy the Pa. Department of Agriculture’s “person in charge” requirement.

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Human Trafficking Prevention Training

Our partnership with the AHLA Foundation allows us to provide free, web-based human trafficking prevention training for frontline and supervisory employees. The PACT (formerly EPACT-USA) training is available in 17 languages and integrates with many LMS platforms. 

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ServSafe Educational Products

PRLA members receive a 20% discount on retail prices when they order their ServSafe training materials through the NRAS.

ServSafe Ops

Developed specifically for the restaurant industry, ServSafe Ops is a powerful tool that helps ensure operational efficiency, winning habits for your staff—and success for your business. We make it easy to incorporate ServSafe Ops into your business, so you can start increasing efficiency and encourage winning habits from day one.

Membership Has Benefits

Resources for Hospitality Businesses, Vendors, Sponsors, Students. Membership is for Everyone!