Path Overview

If you want to start working in food service, or if you already work in the food service and want to up your game, this Field of Study is for you.

The Restaurant Guest Service course was created by our own resident food service expert to prepare students for a nationally recognized certification from the American Hotel and Lodging Education Institute (AHLEI) as a Certified Restaurant Server as well as a Food Handlers Certification from the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

The Restaurant Guest Service course includes three online modules. At the end of the course, you may choose to take the optional certification exam and earn a credential to spice up your resume. The cost of the exam is not included in the cost of this course. If you live in the Florida panhandle, you can take the exam at one of our Career Campus labs. If you live elsewhere, instructions are given below to take the exam online.

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Course Information

 CERTIFICATION PATHS

Restaurant Food Handler
  • Restaurant Guest Service (Module 1)
  • NRA SafeStaff oe ServSafe Foodhandler Permit
Restaurant Guest Service
  • Restaurant Guest Service (Module 1)
  • Restaurant Guest Service (Module 2)
  • Restaurant Guest Service (Module 3)
  • NRA Restaurant Server Certification

 CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Restaurant Food Handler

Once you complete the Restaurant Food Handler Course, you will be ready to earn your food handler certification from the National Restaurant Association. You can take the exam at one of our labs in the Florida Panhandle or through any restaurant manager nationwide. If neither of these options is available, you can purchase the exam online at the ServSafe website. The online exam includes additional study material you can review if desired.

Click the link below to purchase the online Food Handler exam.

ServSafe Food Handler Exam

Restaurant Guest Service

Once you complete the Restaurant Guest Service Course, you will be ready to earn a Restaurant Server certification from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), which provides the exam in partnership with the National Restaurant Association (NRA). You can take the exam at any of our labs in the Florida Panhandle or you can purchase the exam online from AHLEI. The online exam includes additional study material you can review if desired.

Click the link below to purchase the online Certified Restaurant Server exam.

AHLEI Certified Restaurant Server Exam

 LESSON TITLES

Restaurant: Food Handler – Module 1
  • Lesson 1: Food Contaminants
  • Lesson 2: Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Lesson 3: HACCP
  • Lesson 4: Food Flow
  • Lesson 5: Time & Temperature Control
Restaurant: Guest Service – Module 2
  • Lesson 1: It Starts with You
  • Lesson 2: Things to Know
  • Lesson 3: Above & Beyond
  • Lesson 4: Guests with Disabilities
  • Lesson 5: Under the Influence
Restaurant: Guest Service – Module 3
  • Lesson 1: The Team Matters
  • Lesson 2: Professional Table Service
  • Lesson 3: Restaurant Salesmanship
  • Lesson 4: Restaurant Language
  • Lesson 5: Wine & Alcohol

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