LSC-UP to Launch ServSafe Classes for Food Service Professionals

The Continuing Education Department at Lone Star College-University Park will launch “ServSafe® Training & Certification” classes this summer. The course is designed to prepare students to work in the food service industry, with emphasis on personal hygiene, safe food handling and food bacteriology. 

The ServSafe® program is the premiere food safety certification offered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Designed for the food service professional, individuals who complete the course and receive a passing grade on the exam will receive his or her ServSafe® certificate. The courses will be taught by registered ServSafe® instructors.

The ServSafe® courses will be held in two-day sessions. The summer sessions will be held June 22-23 and July 20-21 from 6 to 9 p.m. The first fall session will be held September 16-17. Subsequent sessions will take place on the third Friday and Saturday of each month throughout the semester. 

For more information on the “ServSafe Training & Certification,” e-mail Andrea.J.Barefield@LoneStar.edu or call 281-290-2924. LSC-University Park is located at 20515 State Highway 249, at the corner of State Highway 249 and Louetta Road.

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With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for Spring 2011 and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges: LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball; six centers; LSC-University Park; LSC-University Center at Montgomery; LSC-University Center at University Park; Lone Star Corporate College; and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.