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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, July 18, 2017
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    Management Bulletin CNP-04-2018: Provides guidance on proper methodology to conduct a market basket analysis.
  • Purchase of Locally Produced Foods (added 19-Jun-2018)
    Management Bulletin CNP-06-2018: Encourage all agencies to participate in Farm to School Activities and provide compliance information.
  • Allowable Costs for Excess/Leftover Meals (added 13-Jun-2018)
    Allowable Costs for Excess/Leftover Meals in the Summer Food Service Program.
  • Non-Use of Cafeteria Funds Certification (added 13-Jun-2018)
    Management Bulletin CNP-08-2018: provides guidance and clarification on when to complete the Certification Not to Use Cafeteria Funds to Pay the Contracted Food Service Management Company (FSMC) form.
  • SNP AR Workload 2018–19 (added 11-Jun-2018)
    This is a listing of School Nutrition Program operators scheduled for an annual review in 2018–19.