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Minnesota Food Handler Training

Minnesota Food Handler Training
Certificate Valid For:  3 years
Available Languages:  English, Spanish, Mandarin
Completion Time:  45 minutes

Course Overview

Skills You will Achieve: Food Safety Awareness, Cross-Contamination Prevention, Temperature Control, Safe Food Storage, Health Regulations.

About This Course

🌟 Discover Excellence in Food Handling: Minnesota Edition!

📜 About This Course:

  • 📈 Embark on a journey of essential safety training tailored for Minnesota's food handlers. Whether it's for your employer or local health department, this online course is your gateway to success. While not mandatory in all counties, securing your food handler's card is essential (be sure to verify your county's regulations).

🎓 Why Choose Us?

  • 👍 Highly recommended for food service professionals across Minnesota.

  • 🔥 Equips you to identify how food can lead to illnesses or allergic reactions.

  • 🚀 Provides skills to prevent food and surface contamination.

  • 📖 Teaches recognition of symptoms requiring communication to a supervisor.

  • 🎭 Instructs in implementing time and temperature control measures.

  • 📈 Empowers you to maintain a hygienic environment for food preparation and service.

Enroll now to elevate your food handling expertise and ensure compliance with state standards. Propel your career forward with our comprehensive training! 🍽🎓 #FoodHandling #MinnesotaTraining #OnlineCertification #FoodSafety

Course Facts

🌟 Unlock Success with Our Minnesota Food Handler Training Course!

📜 Course Facts:

  • 📈 Embark on a seamless online journey with our Minnesota Food Handler Training Course! Elevate your skills, meet employer requirements, and excel in food service across the state. Here's what you'll gain:

🎓 What You'll Get:

  • 🌟 Minnesota Food Handler Training Certificate

🔄 Renewal Requirement:

  • Every 3 years

⌛ Duration:

  • 45 minutes

📚 Learning Type:

  • 🌟 Available 24/7; 100% online training

🏠 Course Structure:

  • 🌟 At your own pace, save progress as you go

📆 Course Updates:

  • Content is up to date and current

Enroll now to secure your training certificate, master essential skills, and thrive in Minnesota's dynamic food service industry! 🍲🏆 #FoodHandlerTraining #MinnesotaCertification #OnlineLearning #FoodSafetyExcellence

Topics Covered

  1. The Need for Food Safety Training.
  2. Foodborne Illness: An Overview.
  3. Biological Food Contamination.
  4. Corss-Contamination and Food Allergies
  5. Chemical and Physical Contamination.
  6. Employee, Health, and Food Saftey.
  7. Purchasing and Receiving Foods.
  8. Storing Foods and Supplies.
  9. Preparing, Cooking, and Serving Food.
  10. Cleaning and Sanitizing.
  11. Examination

What You'll Learn

🌟Elevate your expertise with our comprehensive Food Handler Course! 🍽

Embark on a journey of culinary excellence and safety with our comprehensive course. Upon completion, you'll be armed with essential skills to elevate your food handling expertise. Here's what awaits you:

🤢 Identify Food-Related Health Risks:

  • Gain insights into how food can lead to illnesses or trigger allergic reactions.
  • Develop a heightened awareness of potential risks, ensuring a safer culinary environment.

🚫 Prevent Food Contamination:

  • Master techniques to prevent the contamination of food and the surfaces it touches.
  • Implement best practices that safeguard against harmful agents, ensuring the highest standards of hygiene.

🔍 Recognize and Communicate Health Concerns:

  • Acquire the ability to recognize symptoms or illnesses that require immediate attention.
  • Learn effective communication strategies to promptly inform supervisors, promoting a proactive and responsive workplace culture.

What You'll Learn

Implement Time and Temperature Control:

  • Navigate the intricacies of time and temperature control measures in food handling.
  • Ensure precision and adherence to guidelines, preventing the risk of foodborne illnesses.

🩼 Maintain Hygiene Throughout:

  • Cultivate an environment of impeccable hygiene during both food preparation and service.
  • Uphold the highest standards, ensuring a safe and inviting space for culinary excellence.

🎓 Your Certificate, Your Gateway:

Regulatory Information

In Minnesota, it is recommended to undergo food handler training, aligning with the food safety objectives set by the Minnesota Department of Health.

This training not only supports the state's food safety goals but also enhances your employability by providing you with pre-existing knowledge of food safety principles. This can be particularly advantageous, as employers won't have to allocate time for additional training.

Opportunities abound in various establishments, including:

  • Restaurants, spanning from fine dining to fast food.
  • Coffee shops, bakeries, and delis.
  • Lounges or bars with food menus.
  • School and healthcare cafeterias.
  • Grocery stores.
  • Convenience stores serving potentially hazardous food.
  • Food trucks, carts, and other mobile units.

Depending on your location, there may be additional requirements. To ensure compliance and receive the necessary training, it is advisable to verify specific mandates with your city, county, or employer. Double-checking with the relevant authorities ensures comprehensive and accurate information.


Q: Is there a prerequisite for this course?

Minnesota Food Handler Training welcomes you without mandatory prerequisites. Join us with your passion for culinary excellence!

Q: What are the Minnesota Food Handler Training requirements?

  1. Course: Immerse yourself in the course, aiming for a commendable 70 percent or better.

Q: How many lessons are there in the Minnesota Food Handler Training Course?

Engage in 1 Orientation and 1 enriching lesson to deepen your culinary knowledge.

Q: How do I access my final exam?

Unlock access to the final exam after successfully completing each lesson in sequential order.

Q: When does my course expire?

Courses remain active for 180 days from the date of your enrollment. Your access to the course will cease after this 180-day period. If you do not earn your Course Certificate of Achievement within 180 days of enrolling, your course access will expire. You will need to repurchase the course to re-enroll. If you choose to re-enroll and still not earn your course certificate within the subsequent 180 days, your registration will once again expire, necessitating another course purchase for re-enrollment. You will receive two reminder emails to inform you about the impending expiration of your course access. The first email will be sent 25 days after your enrollment if you have not completed the course, and the second email will be sent 30 days before the course's expiration date if you have not completed the course. For more information about course expiration dates, please read our Terms of Use

Q: What is the procedure for requesting a refund for my course?

100% money back of the purchase price, or credit to your account, if returned within 30 days of enrollment, and if no more than lesson 1 has been studied for courses with more than one lesson.


  1. The Municipality Of Anchorage Food Handler course is NOT refundable.
  2. All courses with only one lesson if the lesson is completed are final sale and NOT refundable.
  3. Once you have earned a course certificate you are not eligible for a refund even if it is within the 30 days.

For more information about course expiration dates, please read our Terms of Use

Q: How soon can I expect to receive my certificate of completion?

Instantly download your Certificate of Achievement upon successfully passing your final exam. Some jurisdictions may issue a physical certificate, sent to your specified address.

Q: Who wrote the content for your course?

Crafted by a PHD in Education, in collaboration with a subject matter team from industry, academic, and regulatory backgrounds. The content is continuously updated with insights from restaurant and food industry experts, as well as individuals involved in higher education. 📚👨‍🍳 #MinnesotaFoodHandler #CulinaryExcellence #FoodSafetyMatters