Food Service/Dietary Manager Preparatory Program

Sanitation/SERVSAFE


This class provides foodservice managers with basic sanitation principles, ways to apply them in practical situations, and methods for training and motivating employees to follow good sanitation practices. An approved SERVSAFE Course. Successful completion of this class will fulfill the demonstration of knowledge requirement under the new Iowa Food Code. This class fulfills the sanitation requirement for chef certification by the American Culinary Federation, Healthcare Facility Foodservice Supervisors and Illinois Food Service Sanitation certification and the School Nutrition Association (SNA). This class provides 10 of the 90 hours education requirement for Healthcare Facility Foodservice Supervisors.

16 Hours
Class ID #1100003

Cost $149 (Includes text and exam)


Food Preparation Principles


This class covers principles and development of techniques as they apply to preparation of each food group and criteria for evaluation of product quality. This class provides 12 hours of the 90 hour education requirement for Healthcare Facility Foodservice Supervisors.

15 Hours
Class ID #1100013

Cost $99 (Plus required text $44)


Food Preparation/Production Laboratory


This class introduces basic quantity food preparation practices and demonstrates the use of food production schedules, standardized recipes and portion control. You will also evaluate food preparation and meal service. The first two classes will meet from 6:15 – 8:15 p.m. and the remaining five will be held at various facilities and the time will vary depending on meal service. This course provides 24 hours of the 90 hours education requirement for Healthcare Facility Foodservice Supervisors.

24 Hours
Class ID #1100014

Prerequisite: Food Preparation Principles or Director’s consent.

Cost: $99 (Plus required text $44)


Preparation of Service and Modified Diets


This course includes an assessment of special diets using the simplified diet manual; a review of food exchanges and suggestions for making these diets appetizing. This course provides 12-hours of the 90 hour education requirement for Healthcare Facility Foodservice Supervisors. The ten hour laboratory is a 10 hours of the Nutrition Field Experience.

17 Hours
Class ID #1100027

Cost: $99 plus required text: Simplified Diet Manual $75


Foodservice Safety


Safety concerns in foodservice as well as relevant laws and regulations will be discussed. Procedures for maintaining safe and clean equipment will be included. This course provides two hours of the 90-hour education requirement for Healthcare Facility Foodservice Supervisors. Continuing education has been applied for School Nutrition Association.

8 Hours
Class ID #1100030

Cost: $39 (Fee includes required text: “ServSafe Food Handler Guide: 6th edition”)


Meal Service


The fundamentals of good food service include nourishing meals with appetite appeal prepared and delivered in an efficient, friendly manner. This class provides 12-hours of the 90-hour education requirement for Healthcare Facility Foodservice Supervisors.

12 Hours
Class ID #1100028

Cost: $59 (Fee includes required text: “Meal Service”)


Foodservice Management


This class includes the management functions required to organize and maintain an efficient, effective and quality dietary program. It provides 18-hours of the ninety-hour education requirements for Healthcare Facility Foodservice Supervisors.

18 Hours
Class ID #1100029

Cost: $99 (Fee includes required text: “Foodservice Management Study Course”)