OSU Extension to offer food safety education opportunityNEW PHILADELPHIA -- The National Restaurant Association's employee training course will be offered in Tuscarawas County on Monday, Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at J.I.M.'s Place in New Philadelphia. "Person In Charge Training" provides basic food safety education for food service workers (such as servers, cooks, deli workers, dishwashers, daycare workers, cafeteria and food stand workers) who do not need certification but need basic safe food handling knowledge and skills.The "Person In Charge Training" enhances employee understanding of major food safety principles, including time and temperature abuse, cross-contamination, and personal hygiene. The program includes a textbook -- developed by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation -- for participation to keep, several hands-on activities, lots of class participation, and a Certificate of Completion.The cost is $35 per person and registration will be accepted through Friday, Jan. 23. Contact the Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension at (330) 339-2337 for more information and to register.