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Snohomish Health District food manager certification course offered in Spanish in September

The food safety program at the Snohomish Health District is offering a 16-hour intensive training in September in Spanish for food service managers and assistant managers.

The advanced training qualifies successful students for a five-year manager certification card and a 25-percent discount on annual food permit inspection fees. The tuition of $175 pays for all training materials.

The class will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Wednesdays of Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26, in the Snohomish Health District auditorium, located at 3020 Rucker Ave. in Everett.

Students may register at online at www.snohd.org/Shd_EH/Eh_FLE/FoodWorker.aspx and send their full payments, by check, to the Snohomish Health District Manager Certification Course, at 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett, WA 98201.

"We designed this class to offer managers advanced understanding of food safety and regulations," said Teresita Corona, food program instructor at the Snohomish Health District. "Trained managers can save money for their businesses, and better educate and motivate employees in the workplace."

The curriculum covers proper cooking, hot- and cold-holding, and cooling of potentially hazardous foods, as well as cross-contamination prevention, staff training tips, and hygiene and sanitation practices.

For more information about training opportunities and food safety, log onto www.snohd.org/Shd_EH/Eh_FLE/FoodWorker.aspx.

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