Safe steps in food handling, cooking, and storage are essential to prevent foodborne illness. You can’t see, smell, or taste harmful bacteria that may cause illness. In every step of food preparation, follow the four steps of the Food Safe Families campaign to keep food safe:

  • Clean – Wash hands and surfaces often.
  • Separate – Don’t cross-contaminate.
  • Cook – Cook to the right temperature.
  • Chill – Refrigerate promptly.

Kohl Wholesale completes annual inspections and receives certifications in the following areas: 

  • HACCP Food Handling and Storage Plan
  • FDA Annual Inspection
  • USDA Annual Inspection
  • IL Department of Public Health Annual Inspection
  • IL Department of Agriculture Annual Inspection
  • ASI Annual 3rd Party Inspection


ServSafe Manager

The ServSafe® Food Safety Management Training Program provides current and comprehensive educational materials. The ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP) and is recognized by more federal, state and local jurisdictions than any other food safety certification, including Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa. The 8 hours of training prepares you for the Certification Exam based on the latest FDA Food Code 6th Edition book. Training content and materials cover these concepts and are based on job tasks identified by foodservice industry experts:

  • The Importance of Food Safety
  • Good Personal Hygiene
  • Time and Temperature Control
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Safe Food Preparation
  • Receiving and Storing Food
  • Methods of Thawing, Cooking, Cooling and Reheating Food
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points)
  • Food Safety Regulations

ServSafe Food Handler

The ServSafe® Food Handler Certification Program is a complete solution that delivers consistent food safety training to employees. The 2 hour training covers five key areas:

  • Basic Food Safety
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cross-contamination & Allergens
  • Time & Temperature
  • Cleaning & Sanitation

 2018 ServSafe Manager & Food Handler Training Opportunities

The National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe Certification Program meets the requirements of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).

Location: Tower Pizza & Mexican (Directions) 2635 Broadway St, Quincy, IL 62301

2018 Manager Training and Certification Exam offerings:
February 27-28 (Tue/Wed)
May 30-31 (Wed/Thur)
August 14-15 (Tue/Wed)
November 6-7 (Tue/Wed)

Manager Training & Certification: 
(8 hours)
1st Day: 9am – 2:30pm (5 hours of training with a ½ hour lunch)
2nd Day: 9am – 2:30pm (3 hours of training with a ½ hour lunch)
Exam: 12:30pm

Food Handler Training & Certification: 
(2 hours)
9am – 11am
Exam: 11:30am
Food Handler training is scheduled on-site by customer request.

Required to complete reservation
Cost includes loaned textbook for the duration of training

Space is limited.
To register please contact Kohl Wholesale at 217.222.5000.

On-site Kohl customer-centered training is available!
A minimum of 10 attendees is required.