Food Safety Classes

Gordon Food Service offers many solutions for customers to receive Food Safety education. If you have any questions please contact the Nutrition Resource Center at nrc@gfs.com or 800.968.4426.

Investment in consumer food safety education has the potential to reduce foodborne illness and return savings of up to $10 for each dollar invested.

In-Person Classes are offered through our Professional Service Vendor, Culinary Cultivations.

Online Classes:

Available through:

  • ServSafe by the National Restaurant Association

  • Trust20 Food Handler Certificate training covers the essentials of food safety in an interactive format with relatable examples. Learn about the benefits of requiring Food Handler Certificates HERE.

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Click here to view a chart to help find the right food safety course for you.

In-person Exam Sessions for those who have completed online ServSafe Manager course, click here to view schedule.


Did you know…?

  • Reducing foodborne illness by just 1 percent would keep about 500,000 Americans from getting sick each year. Reducing foodborne illness by 10 percent would keep about 5 million from getting sick.

  • A large percentage of food poisoning cases could be eliminated if people washed their hands more often when preparing and handling food.

  • The same pathogens that cause food poisoning can cause arthritis, kidney failure, meningitis and Guillain-Barré syndrome. The Food and Drug Administration estimates that about two to three percent of all food poisoning cases lead to secondary long-term illnesses.

  • Recent estimates indicate that the impact of unsafe food costs low- and middle-income economies around US $95 billion in lost productivity each year.