Starting a Career in the Food Industry? Start By Receiving Food Handler Certification

For anyone looking to start a career in the food industry, an important first step is to earn your food handler certification. Texas, like all states, has very strict guidelines that professional chefs and cooks are required to abide by. However, these guidelines, laws, and policies are not difficult to learn and are certainly not hard to follow, given the proper education. Continue reading

Studying for the Food Handler Certification Texas Agencies Require

When just starting out in a food service job, you don’t necessarily require the food handler certification Texas health departments expect you to have, but you will need to obtain it within a specified time frame. You will need to study and take the exam for the license. Those new to the business can learn while on the job, but the person in charge of the food service training area must have the food handler certification that the Texas State Department of Health Services issues. Continue reading