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Food and Beverage Management

Food Manager Sanitation (ServSafe®) Certification

Educate managers and employees in the foodservice industry on proper food safety procedures. The course fulfills the requirements of the Wisconsin Food Code and is intended for those taking the examination for the first time. A review of changes in the codes and regulations related to food safety and sanitation will be provided in this course. Procedures for food preparation, sanitary work habits, cleaning and sanitizing procedures, and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) principles will be covered. It will be followed by an approved 90-question ServSafe examination in order to be eligible to apply for your Certified Food Manager License (valid for five years) from the Department of Health and Social Services. Participants will need to purchase a textbook and complete study assignments prior to the class session. 47-316-40400

Prior to the class date, students must read the required textbook: ServSafe Coursebook, 6th ed., 2013, updated with the 2013 FDA Food Code, published by the National Restaurant Association, 460 pg. ISBN: 0133883507 *Please note this new edition is required.
A new book is approximately $100 and includes a scantron sheet for test purposes.  If you already have access to a test book you must purchase the scantron sheet separately prior to class for approximately $42. Books and scantrons may be purchased at the Rhinelander or Minocqua Nicolet locations or you may request that they be mailed to you via payment by credit card. Contact the following for more details: Nicolet Bookstore 715-365-4443 or Nicolet Lakeland Outreach Center 715-356-6753.

Rhinelander - 5174
Nicolet - Tamarack Center 108       
Thursday, October 1 
8:30 am - 5 pm      
$55.00 (62+ $29.32) 

Rhinelander - 5183
Nicolet - Tamarack Center 108
Thursday, December 3
8:30 am - 5 pm      
$55.00 (62+ $29.32)

Responsible Beverage Service

This 4-hour course provides you with the necessary knowledge and techniques you need to be a responsible seller of alcohol. Specifically, you will learn how to protect yourself and your establishment from liability; how alcohol affects your customers; how to recognize the effects of alcohol on your customers; how to prevent customers from becoming intoxicated; how to intervene when you need to refuse a sale to someone; how to prevent and deal with disturbances; how to accurately check IDs and recognize minors; how to prevent second-party sales; and how to refuse a sale.

Classes are not currently scheduled at Nicolet College. For a list of approved training providers, please visit the Wisconsin Department of Revenue website:

Nicolet College does not endorse or administer any of these programs. Any issues you have concerning registration, student certification, fees, certificates, etc., MUST BE DIRECTED TO THE INDIVIDUAL VENDOR FOR RESOLUTION.