Murrysville church will host 'Cooking for Crowds' food-safety seminar
Pancake breakfasts. Burger cookouts. Spaghetti dinners.
Cooking for a crowd is a staple of nonprofit fundraising, and members of the Penn State Extension want to ensure that charity groups are taking all proper precautions.
Extension officials will present “Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteers’ Guide to Safe Food Handling” at 9 a.m., Sept. 19 at First Presbyterian Church in Murrysville.
Participants will learn up-to-date methods for safely handling and prepping food for large groups, and is geared for churches, fire companies, schools and civic groups.
The cost is $25 per person, or $50 for four participants from one organization. Participants will receive a certificate of completion from the extension and the state Department of Agriculture.
The church is at 3202 North Hills Road in Murrysville.
Register by Sept. 14 by calling 877-345-0691 or online at Extension.PSU.edu/cooking-for-crowds .
Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.