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Food Safety Education for Restaurants

Laws & Regulations

The following are the various laws and regulations that apply to food service:


Employee Health Forms

Food service employees must complete the following forms (or similar forms developed by the restaurant) upon being offered a position in a food service establishment:

In addition, this form must be completed if a current or potential food service employee has certain medical conditions or diagnoses:


Monitoring Charts

The following are monitoring charts to use in your food service establishment to ensure foods are meeting the proper temperature.  There is a Microsoft Word version (.doc) of each document, which you can edit.  There is also an Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) version of each document.

  • Cold Holding Monitoring Chart:  (.doc)   (.pdf)
  • Hot Holding Monitoring Chart:  (.doc)   (.pdf)
  • Rapid Cooling Monitoring Chart:  (.doc)   (.pdf)
  • Reheating Monitoring Chart:  (.doc)   (.pdf)


Fact Sheets & Posters

The following are informational fact sheets/posters. Please feel free to download, print, and make copies to give to your employees or hang in your establishment:


Many websites are available that have food safety information in other languages. A very useful website is Scroll to the bottom of the page and you will find food safety educational materials in several different languages!

For more in-depth food safety training, Washtenaw County MSU Extension also offers ServSafe Manager Certification classes!

ServSafe Manager Certification

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