COVID-19: free ServSafe Courses and Trainings

For 30 years, ServSafe® has been at the forefront of preparing restaurant and foodservice workers to deliver safe dining experiences. With the challenges presented by COVID-19, ServSafe has developed FREE courses to keep our workers and the dining public safe.

ServSafe Food Handler Online Course and Assessment

Over 2 million people have earned their ServSafe Food Handler certification and until the end of May this premier training and certification program will be FREE.


Three New, Free Training Videos

ServSafe has developed three new, free training videos that address COVID-19 precautions for takeout and delivery and reopening guidelines.

ServSafe Takeout

Training objectives:

  • Knowing the symptoms to avoid when sick

  • Proper sanitization

  • How to handle food packaging

  • Delivery to guests


ServSafe Delivery

Training objectives:

  • Safe package handling

  • Good hygiene and sanitation for delivery transportation

  • Transporting packaged food

  • Safe customer contact


ServSafe Reopening Guidelines

Training objectives:

  • Knowing the symptoms of COVID-19 

  • Preventing the spread 

  • Recognizing actions to reduce employee and guest risk 

  • Keeping guests and employees safe

  • Guidelines for face coverings, hand washing, hand sanitizer use, and food handling

  • Guidelines for cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting 

  • Changes to maintain social distancing