Outline of the state of Tennessee
Addresses but not aligned to USDA professional standards

Food Service Training

Food Service Training

State law addresses food service worker training but not required, or requires training that does not meet the level of the USDA professional standards.

Tennessee Code Annotated 49-3-313. School lunch program

(e) At least ten percent (10%) of the state matching funds distributed to a participating LEA shall be applied to the costs of one (1) or more of the following:

  • (1) Employment of a certified school food service supervisor;

  • (2) Employment of cafeteria managers or assistant managers accredited by the Tennessee School Food Service Association or working toward that accreditation; or

  • (3) Professional training programs for nonaccredited personnel.

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