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CASID Sponsors ServSafe "Certified Food Protection Manager" Course for Local Bizs

ServSafeA clean, safe, and enjoyable eating environment is important to every restaurant. Central Avenue's business community takes public health very seriously and the CASID is now assisting local restaurants to better maintain that standard in addition to complying with local laws.

New Jersey State law requires a "Certified Food Protection Manager" in certain types of food establishments. In January 2015, the CASID began sponsoring a "Certified Food Protection Manager" training course. CASID Trustee and owner of Angel Azul Bakery, Eddy Gallo, heard from many small business owners in the district that were having difficulty accessing the State required certification. In response, Gallo became a Certified ServSafe Instructor and now volunteers his time to run the training course and help other local businesses and their employees achieve the certification. Thanks to Eddy's ability to speak two languages fluently, bilingual classes (English/ Spanish) are held on Central Avenue thereby granting convenient access to the certification for a wider area of our very diverse community.

The training course is 16 hours long divided over 6 days (3 to 2 hours each class). The 16 hour investment emphasis CASID's commitment to helping people who work in the food service industry learn, understand, and practice course materials. The course is given in a classroom setting with 4 to 7 students at a time and will be scheduled quarterly based on enrollment demands. The cost is $220 (SID discount: CASID members pay only $120) per person which includes the 16 hour course, learning materials, and exam. Please contact the CASID for more information and enrollment in the next available training course. Seating is limited and provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Flyer and Enrollment Form for next Available Class (Dates TBA)


Congrats to The Latest Group of Participants That Have Successfully Completed the Course Through CASID

  • El Gordo Restaurant - 293 Central Ave, Jersey City
  • Pio-Pio Restuarnat - 449 Central Ave, Jersey City
  • Centry One Pizza - 713-15 Bergen Ave, Jersey City
  • Andre Quick Stop - 3477 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City
  • El Savor Del Cafe - 31 MLK Drive, Jersey City

June 2016

  • Tommy's Restaurant - 349 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Juice Plant - 329 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Five Star Grocery, Deli, and Sub - 265 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • White Mana Diner - 470 Tonnele Ave, Jersey City
  • Ringside Lounge - 475 Tonnele Ave, Jersey City
  • La Bella - 538 West Side Avenue, Jersey City

January 2016

  • Kids Golden Age Learning Center - 498 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Taqueria Mi Mariachi - 46 Romaine Ave, Jersey City
  • Lisa Lina Grocery - 804 Ocean Ave, Jersey City

December 2015

  • Rosie's Eatery (MFV)
  • Los Tatace - 992 Summit Ave, Jersey City
  • Mile Square Early Learning - 301 Garden St., Hoboken
  • Gilbert Lunch Truck (MFV)
  • Chateut Restaurant - 109 Monticello, Jersey City

November 2015

  • Lou's Cafe - 396 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Rumba's Cafe - 513 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Pio Pio Restuarant - 449 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Fresca Gourmet Deli - 115 Town Square Pl, Jersey City

May 2015 Class

  • Gino's Pizzeria & Restaurant - 380 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Noodlefan - 514 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • La Concha Restaurant - 382 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • La Bella - 538 West Side Avenue, Jersey City
  • Angel's Hot Dogs - Terrace Ave, Jersey City

April 2015 Class

  • Azteca Grocery Deli - 245 Liberty Avenue, Jersey City
  • Bocellis Italian Deli - 274 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • California Deli Cafe - 425 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Cino De Mayo - 401 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Gino's Pizzeria & Restaurant - 380 Central Avenue, Jersey City

February 2015 Class

CASID's first ServSafe class had six students from four different businesses participating. All six successfully completed the course and passed the exam on the first attempt and are now SevSafe Certified Food Protection Managers.

  • Angel Azul Bakery - 460 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Los Amigos Restaurant - 395 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • Pio Pio Restaurant - 449 Central Avenue, Jersey City
  • La Sultana bakery - 717 Bergenline Avenue, Union City