Center for Early Childhood Professional Development

Reflecting Oklahoma's commitment to high quality early care and education by providing professional development that produces results!

Food Service Training

Licensing Requirements for Child Care Programs require food service training.  

Food service personnel -- Prior to or within three months of assuming primary responsibilities for food preparation, food service personnel obtain food service training from an approved source listed on the Oklahoma Professional Development Registry (OPDR) website.  However, this is not required when only limited food service is provided per OAC 340:110-3-299(a).

Training is to include the following topics:

(A) nutrition planning;

(B) age-appropriate food selection;

(C) food preparation, service, and storage; and

(D) cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils.


Approved sources:

  • C&A Head Start Program-Concho
  • Cherokee Nation of Environmental Health
  • Church of the Gospel
  • City of Lawton
  • City of Muskogee
  • DHS/Division of Environmental Health Service
  • eFoodHandlers
  • Indian Health Services
  • Learn2Serve
  • Little Dixie Head Start
  • National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
  • Oklahoma State and County Health Departments
  • Rserving
  • Serv Safe (Larry Tate)

* More will be added as they are verified and approved.



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