ServSafe Certification Course

The Center for Food and Agri Business (CFA) runs ServSafe Certification Course thrice a year in collaboration with Ecolab Philippines. ServSafe is a one-day training course with certification exam. It is a widely-recognized food safety program registered under the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association based in Chicago, U.S.A. The certificate, which is valid for 5 years for successful examinees, is useful for food handlers who want to work in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

ServSafe provides high-quality education and training for all levels of employees of the restaurant, food service and hospitality industry. It enables participants to learn science-based information on how to run a safe establishment by focusing on all aspects of handling food.

What you will learn in this course:
  • The Importance of Food Safety
  • Good Personal Hygiene
  • Time and Temperature Control
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Safe Food Preparation
  • Receiving and Storing Food
  • Methods of Thawing, Cooking, Cooling and Reheating Food
  • Food Safety Management Systems
Instructor Profile
Antonio “ Anthony” I. Herrera Jr.


  • Mr. Herrera has joined Ecolab in 2002 and currently the Technical Manager (Lead Chemist) of Research and Development Department of Ecolab Philippines, Inc.
  • He is an active ServSafe Instructor and Proctor (Reg#2062476) since 2004, thus conducting ServSafe trainings for more than 13 years now.


  • Mr. Herrera holds a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the De La Salle University in 2014.
  • He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Science in Food Technology  from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines in 2000.
Certification Course details:

Date: March 18, 2020
Time: Registration starts at 8am; lecture will start at 9am and will end at 3:50pm. Certification exam will start at 4:00pm.
Venue: University of Asia and the Pacific, Pearl Drive, Ortigas
Fee: P9,500
Inclusions: One day training with certification exam, latest ServSafe Manager 6th Edition book, lunch, snacks, exam fee, certificate (for successful examinees)

Detailed Course Outline:

I.       Providing Safe Food
II.     Forms of Contamination
III.    The Safe Food Handler
IV.    The Flow of Food: An Introduction
V.      The Flow of Food: Purchasing, Receiving, Storage
VI.    The Flow of Food: Preparation
VII.   The Flow of Food: Service
VIII.  Food Safety Management Systems
IX.     Safe Facilities and Pest Management
X.      Cleaning and Sanitizing

Do you want to be certified? You can call us at (02) 637-0912 local 345 or email us at [email protected]. Look for Joy or Ann.

Be among the participants who will be trained with the latest book, ServSafe Manager Book 7th Edition.

You can register online here.

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