Food safety training for local business


Local food businesses are encouraged to attend a custom designed food safety training course called ‘Food Safety is Everyone’s Business’ to improve knowledge of food safety and enhance customer service.

Run by professional facilitators, the training is available to all business owners, managers and staff of local restaurants, cafes, bed and breakfasts, caterers and alike.

The training focuses on food safety standards and requirements of the Food Act 1984, and details recent changes to legislation that may affect food business. Attendees will be able to access tools to support customers with food allergies and intolerances, prevent food poisoning and overall improve the level of food safety across the industry.

Three local sessions will be held.

Yarragon session

When: Monday 16 March from 9am – 1pm

Where: Yarragon Public Hall, 7 Campbell Street

Book tickets for the Yarragon session via Eventbrite here.

Drouin session

When: Tuesday 17 March from 3pm – 7pm

Where: Drouin Civic Centre, 33 Young Street (enter via Brynwood Avenue)

Book tickets for the Drouin session via Eventbrite here.

Warragul session

When: Wednesday 18 March from 1pm – 5pm

Where: Warragul Library, 75 Victoria Street

Book tickets for the Warragul session via Eventbrite here.

Tickets are being offered at a significantly reduced rate of $10 per person to ensure all food businesses can access quality training at an affordable price.

As stated by Mayor Cr Danny Goss

“This training is a great opportunity to ensure food business operators and staff understand the best practices of food safety. We highly encourage business owners and staff to come along and take their industry knowledge and practices to the next level.”

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