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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.

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Questions:   Education and Nutrition Policy Unit | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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    The Nutrition Services Division (NSD) is providing updated information on the Kitchen Infrastructure and Training (KIT) funds.