School Food Service

Food Safety Basics: Training for School Nutrition Managers (2014)

Institute of Child Nutrition.

Food Safety Basics is a 4-hour training that has been developed for new school nutrition managers, employees, and substitute cooks to provide a basic understanding of food safety enabling them to begin the job using safe food handling practices.

Food Safety for Summer Food Service Programs (2003)


Three-part lesson in PDF format for children emphasizing handwashing, temperatures and cross-contamination prevention. Food safety posters are also available.

Serving it Safe (2016)

Institute of Child Nutrition.

Training for managing a safe and sanitary school foodservice operation. Includes manual, presentation, workbook, posters, and videos.

Norovirus Prevention Resources

Institute of Child Nutrition.

Communication and training resources that identify tools needed to understand the risks associated with norovirus and prevention strategies in school and child care nutrition program settings.