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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
Recently Posted in Nutrition
  • Clarification of Documenting Meals in the CACFP (added 12-Oct-2017)
    Management Bulletin CACFP-07-2017, USDA Policy Memo CACFP 17-2017: Clarification on documenting meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
  • Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products in the CNPs (added 03-Oct-2017)
    Management Bulletin CNP-09-2017: This management bulletin notifies Child Nutrition Program (CNP) operators of crediting information for Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products in the CNPs.
  • Enrollment Documentation (added 28-Sep-2017)
    Management Bulletin CACFP-11-2017: Enrollment documentation in child care centers and day care homes.