Certified Food Protection Manager Trainings

 List of Available Test Proctors

In Person Classes

Live Accordion

Finley Food & Beverage Consulting (Various Counties)

Finley Food & Beverage Consulting

Finley Food & Beverage Consulting

Laura Finley

Cell: (406)600-7919

Email: FinleyFBconsulting@gmail.com

Website: www.finleyfbconsulting.com

Former health inspector who offers ServSafe Food Protection Manager (CFPM) trainings throughout the state of Montana.  Cost is typically $180/student, which includes the 8-hour course, the current ServSafe textbook, and the proctored exam.


To request a class in your area, ask questions, or find more information, please contact her directly.  


*All COVID19 precautions are strictly adhered too. Classes are limited to 24 students, social distancing standards will be followed, and masks will be required throughout the duration of the course.*     

Below is a comprehensive list of the classes including links to sign up for the courses:

Class Date: Saturday – March 13th, 2021

Venue: Wingate by Wyndham – Missoula, Montana.

Address: 5252 Airway Blvd, Missoula, MT, 59808

Cost: $195/student

Sign Up Here 


Class Date: Tuesday - March 23rd, 2021

Venue: The C’mon Inn – Bozeman, Montana

Address: 6139 East Valley Center Road, Bozeman, Montana, 59718

Cost: $180/student

Sign Up Here 


Class Date: Tuesday – April 20th, 2021

Venue: The C’mon Inn – Bozeman, Montana

Address: 6139 East Valley Center Road, Bozeman, Montana, 59718

Cost: $180/student

Sign Up Here 

Montana State University (Various Counties)

Various Counties 

To see the classes that are available visit their Food Safety & Preservation page and scroll down to:

Food Safety > Upcoming In-Person Certified Food Manager and Handler Trainings

Big Horn County Extension

Certified Food Protection Manager class:   March 9th & 16th, from 1-5pm.  Test is on 23rd.

Food Handlers class:  March 2nd, from 8-noon.

For more information, contact Holly Miner (holly.miner@montana.edu; (406) 665-9770

Cascade County Extension

Register early, classes are limited to 10 participants!

MSU Cascade Extension promotional banner for spring Servsafe classes

Toots Taszut Consulting (Gallatin County)

Toots Taszut

Phone: 406-600-1224

Email: ttaszut@outlook.com

Please contact directly more information or to request a class for your organization.

Courses and services offered:

  • Provide HACCP training and development / implementation of an in-house HACCP Program
  • Safe food handling training for employees, in an understandable manner
  • Food Safety Certification, and training, for Managers

Experience as an Environmental Health Specialist:

  • Registered Sanitarian for the Gallatin City-County Health Department
  • As an Environmental Health Specialist, for 16 years, conducted in-person and on-site Safe Food Handler training for the campus of Montana State University (MSU).  Developed programs for training multi-cultural groups, continually provided campus-wide food event training, and administered/proctored both ServSafe and NRFSP certification for employees and management teams
  • Administered and proctored NRFSP training and certification since 10/30/2015
  • Developed an extensive Food Safety Program, including a comprehensive HACCP Program, for a local resort


Online Resources

Montana recognizes certification from programs that are ANSI-CFP accredited.  The links below will reflect the most recent list of accredited programs, with some organizations offering both online training and testing options.  While many certifications are offered by these programs only Food Manager Certification is required by the State of Montana.