Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling

This workshop provides practical food safety strategies for nonprofit organizations that prepare and serve food.
Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling - Workshops
Skill Level: Beginner
Length: 3 hours
Language: English

From: Free

To: $25.00

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Description

Does your organization know the food safety risks that result from cooking large volumes of food? Even those who have been volunteering for years might not be aware of the additional safety risks that come with cooking large quantities of food.

Cooking for Crowds is a condensed 3-hour food safety course developed by Penn State Extension and Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture intended specifically to address food safety issues faced by volunteer based organizations. It covers topics such as how food becomes unsafe, preparation practices to keep food safe, and purchasing and storage of food and supplies.

Who is this for?
  • Nonprofit organizations that regularly prepare and serve food in large quantities
  • Volunteers and individuals involved with nonprofit organizations that regularly prepare and serve food in large quantities
  • Individuals involved in events for churches, volunteer fire companies, booster clubs, and any other type of organization that serves food to the public
  • Anyone new to preparing food in large quantities
  • Anyone experienced in preparing food in large quantities that could use a refresher
  • Anyone that needs to stay up on the latest rules and regulations governing food safety
What will you learn?
  • How to safely prepare and serve food in large quantities
  • The risks involved with preparing food in large quantities and how to prevent them
  • The cause of foodborne illness
  • How to prevent cross contamination
  • How to control time and temperature of food
  • Good personal hygiene
  • How to clean and sanitize before and after preparing food
  • How to plan a successful food event

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