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Food Service Preparer Certificate

The Food Service Preparer Certificate is a non-credit program offered at LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park. For more information, please contact the Hospitality Management Department.

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Program Description

This program is designed for those either working or looking to work in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

Lone Star College also offers the ServSafe program, the premiere food safety certification offered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

  • Contact Hours: 50
  • Cost of Program: $488
  • Median Wage: $16,6001

Program Plan

Course Number Title Classes
IFWAC 2105101 ServeSafe/Food Handler Search
IFWAC 2109102 Basic Food Preparation Search

TOTAL Contact Hours for Food Service Preparer Certificate:


  1. Median Wage information obtained from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor for 2009 (most recent data available).
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