How do I register for a class?
Fax or mail a completed REGISTRATION FORM to the attention of Lisa Smith or use our ON LINE REGISTRATION. Fax number is 508-872-1649. Please provide your email address and an invoice will be emailed to you. Mail a check with payment to Food 4 Thought Consulting PO Box 1504 Framingham, MA 01702.
What do I need to bring to class?
A valid photo ID with signature. A bilingual dictionary if English is not your native language.
What is the benefit of a Servsafe certificate?
It validates your professional creditability. It is a national accreditation as a food protection manager is accepted in Massachusetts and all 50 states (some states regulations requirements up to 16 hours). You can share your food safety knowledge with the staff at your establishment. Confirms that you understand the what food safety employees need to keep food safe.
Can I bring food or drink to the class?
Once the exam begins all food and drink is not allowed. There is an area for break and food and drink.
What if I don’t pass the exam?
If you fail the exam you can retake it. If you fail twice, you must wait 60 days from the first examination date before you can take the exam. Only 4 attempts are allowed in a 12-month period.
When will I receive my results?
The process typically takes about 10 days. Your score will be available on www.servsafe.com.
Tell me about the exam?
The exam is 90 multiple choice questions, a passing score is 75%. The allowable time is 120 minutes to complete the exam. The average time participants need to complete the exam is 75 minutes.
Do I have to do any type of preparation before class?
It is recommended to read the Servsafe Managers Textbook, and the study questions at the end of each chapter. Complete the practice test to identify the areas you have difficulty with.
How long is the certificate valid?
The Servsafe certification is valid for 5 years. However, it is recommended to check with your local laws, state, and employee standards to determine re-certification requirements.
Can you FedEx my certificate?
Yes. There is an additional charge to FedEx the certificate overnight.
When do I get the results of the exam?
In about 10 days. Upon completing the exam, they are mailed to the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and processed. In approximately 7-10 days the results are emailed; approximately 5 days later I will receive the certificates in the mail and mail them to you.