Always Food Safe Certification

From managers to cooks and servers, everyone in the foodservice industry has an obligation to have a basic understanding of food safety. Through our partner The Always Food Safe Company, restaurant industry workers can gain knowledge and certification in a convenient online video-based learning environment.

We are offering three (3) courses to our Y. Hata & Co., Limited customers.

Food Handler Training & Exam

  • Hawaii law requires at least one employee with a Food Handlers Education Certificate be present during normal business hours.
  • This course covers all aspects of food safety, is fully accredited by the American National Standards Institute, and meets Hawaii Department of Health guidelines.
  • Self-paced online course takes between 2 to 3 hours to complete and is following by a certification exam.


Food Protection Manager Training & Exam

  • Every restaurant must have at least one staff member certified as a Food Protection Manager.
  • Course gives managers the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to oversee the safe storage, preparation, and service of food in the workplace.
  • Self-paced course includes 8-hours of training and a 2 hour remotely proctored exam.


Allergen Awareness Training & Exam

  • Although Allergen Awareness training is not mandatory Hawaii, it is recommended that anyone who works in the foodservice industry to take this training.
  • This course teaches you about food allergens, the best way to handle customers with food allergies, and how to keep your staff and your business safe.
  • Online video-based training takes about 1 hour to complete and ends with a final exam to gain your accredited certificate.