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Food Service Education & Training

Education and training information for child nutrition professionals in school food service, nutrition, and food safety.
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Food Service Training

  • Competitive Food and Beverage Training
    Training modules for competitive food and beverage regulations.
    Note: This page is currently under revision.
  • Food Safety
    Information and links about food safety during food preparations and transfer, and California Uniform Retail Food Facility Law (CURFFL) requirements.
  • Healthy & Active Preschoolers
    A nutrition learning center for child care professionals that offers a variety of online courses and resources to improve the nutrition and physical activity environment in child care programs.
  • Professional Development for CNP Personnel
    Information on professional standards, professional development, and California Department of Education (CDE) sponsored trainings opportunities for child nutrition program (CNP) personnel.
  • Team Up for School Nutrition Success
    A new training initiative that connects seasoned and successful food service directors (FSD) with FSDs who are new or interested in improving their program operations.

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Questions:   Education and Nutrition Policy Unit | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Recently Posted in Nutrition

  • Recipe for Pork Afritada (added 14-Mar-2019)
    Simple savory pork stew recipe with fresh carrots and potatoes developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.
  • Recipe for Baked Pasta with Marinara Sauce (added 14-Mar-2019)
    Baked pasta with marinara sauce recipe with vitamin C rich tomatoes, whole grain-rich pasta, and mozzarella cheese developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.
  • Recipe for Carnitas Tacos (added 14-Mar-2019)
    Carnitas tacos recipe with pork marinated in chipotle spices developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.
  • Recipe for Edamame Noodle Bowl (added 14-Mar-2019)
    Spicy teriyaki noodle bowl recipe with edamame and carrots developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.
  • Recipe for Kidney Bean Salad (added 14-Mar-2019)
    Protein packed kidney bean salad with a creamy dressing developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.