Welcome to  Starting Out Smart by Valerie
Specialize Foodservice Trainer in all Key Areas and level of Certification/MDH Trainer/ServSafe Food Handler and ServSafe Proctor..

 Valerie Johns has over 14 Years of experience in training for all key area's 

Class Location: Onyx of Edina
6725 York Avenue South
Conference room/548
Edina, Minnesota 55435
Registration (952)913-2529
Email Address: sosvjohns13@hotmail.com

Classes on this website meets the Professional Standards.

Why shouldn't food service training be fun and exciting? SOS now offers training at for all levels of certification and now is currently offering a  8 Hour Nutrition  requirement class  for certification and 8 hour Serving It Safe
Required classes to become a level 1 in the food service industry!

StartingOutSmartbyValerie has the knowledge and skills to offer food service employees all their training certification. Have you ever been interested in be
coming certified at Level 1? Now you can with Valerie's training classes that are offered.

Special offer open to anyone interest in becoming a Level 1, 2 , 3 and 4. Also to include any participant  interested  in changing levels. Valerie will provide you with all the forms and application and walk you through the steps on your certification.

 New and improved classes/curriculum and all classes now offer a hands on learning segment. This is more then just class room teaching,training from Valerie, also provides you the techniques to enhance your  knowledge and learning

Certification and training from StartingOutSmartbyValerie will enhance your performance in the industry. Starting Out Smart can provide you with required certification at a State leve

Interested in attending classes that are   needed for Renewal for the Minnesota Food Service Managers License . Topics covered are Food  Safety Basics and Mock Health Inspections in your schools,  we can provide these services as well. Classes meet the professional standards and certificates upon completion of course.

 We have the experience, techniques,background and a support system to make you successful in the food service industry.
Unique to the training industry is that StartingoutSmartbyValerie is now offering by special requests  private/group/individualized/open to the public training.Group rates are available please contact Valerie Johns.Every class taught by Valerie is filled with current informational topics. Enjoy meeting food service employees from other districts. Networking, samples, taste testing and more incorporated in each class. It is  win win for all that attend.

Accessible parking and Handicap equipped.

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Registration and  payment must be received no later then 3 Days  prior to attending a food service training unless otherwise noted on class listings!


Handicap Accessibility  in Edina

 The mission of Starting Out Smart training is to provide you with ideas and new techniques on a variety of food related topics. Each course will consist of a certified licensed instructor, educational materials, open discussion and motivational activities. Completion of a course, you will have the resources to help you be successful in the industry. Starting Out Smarts goal is to serve you...
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