Courses of Interest
Starting and Operating a Specialty Food Business
March 15 - 18, 2017 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This course presents the development and management of a successful specialty food business from inception to operation. Practical application of business planning, obtaining financing, permitting, feasibility analysis, marketing and operational aspects of a specialty food business will be introduced. This course will be primarily delivered by lectures, supported by 4 homework assignments that are individualized to assist you to develop an action plan for your business. At the end of this course, the student will understand and use the appropriate managerial and decision-making tools that are needed to start and run a specialty food business.
This course is delivered using Zoom.
Certified Food Protection Management
Our next CFPM class is April 2, 2017
Cost:$200.00 (Includes Servsafe book, live instruction and exam)
Register Now! (Registration deadline is April 12)
Want this class offered in your community or need to schedule an exam? Contact Julie Cascio or call 907-745-3677.
Who should take this course:
The Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) Training is required by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Food Safety and Sanitation (FSS) Program. For more information on the regulatory requirements, visit their website at: CFPM-State of Alaska DEC
In order to receive your CFPM, you are only required to pass the exam. Taking the training course is optional. If you have previously taken the course and passed the exam, you may wish to only schedule an exam. The UAF Cooperative Extension Service is working to create a network of exam proctors throughout Alaska.
To find a proctor near you, please contact Julie Cascio.
Cost:$75.00 per exam attempt.
Alternative Training Options:
For a complete list of current CFPM trainings being offered in the state, please visit: CFPM-State of Alaska DEC
Online Training Options:
Servsafe offers an online training option. More information can be found at: Servsafe
National Registry of Food Safety Professionals offers an online training option. More information can be found at: NRFSP
Testing Options: This exam must be administered by an exam proctor.
For a complete list of testing centers and proctors statewide, visit: CFPM-Alaska DEC-By Region