RESUME

Jeff Nelken, B.S., M.A.
Food Safety & Accident Prevention Training
Foodsafetycoach.com
(818) 703 - 7147

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Education
Master’s Degree in Restaurant and Institutional Management – New York University - (1975)
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Management with Honors – Pratt Institute – (1972)
Continuing Education
Protecting the Food Supply from Intentional Adulteration –USDA/FDA – 8/4/2005
National Sanitation Foundation HACCP Manager Certification – 3/200

FIBR Training Institute – Quality Mgmt. Systems (7 hrs. ) - 6/2000
- HACCP (7 hrs.)
- Good Manufacturing Practices (7hrs.)
- Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (7 hrs.)
- Seafood HACCP Certification

Hospitality Institute of Technology and Management
1901: Food Safety through Quality Assurance Management - 6/1999 (8 hrs.)
2902: HACCP-Based Safety-Quality-Assured Food Systems – 6/1999 (24 hrs.)

Media Contacts
NBC4 11pm News – Contaminated: Produce Market Investigation – 2/01/07
Restaurant Business – The Smart Doggy Bag – Awarded 10th Best Idea – January 2007
CNN – Paula Zahn - Agro – Contamination in the Fields – 9/19/06
CNN – Paula Zahn – Spinach Ecoli Epidemic – 9/15/06
NBC 6pm News – Hepatitis A Story – 6/28/06
CBS2 11pm News – Is there a Hepatitis A epidemic in Los Angeles? – 2/2/2006
DATELINE MSNBC – How Safe is Your Grocery Store? – 1/22/2006
INSIDE EDITION – Sushi Investigation – 2/22/05
INSIDE EDITION – Produce from your Dumpster – 7/23/04
NBC4-Special Investigations Unit with Joel Grover – 2003-2004
CBS2 Special Investigations Unit with Joel Grover -1999-2003
CBS2 Special Assignment/ Ana Garcia – The Bacteria Zone – 2/10/02
INSIDE EDITION – N.Y. Kitchen Violations – 4/2000

Teaching Credentials
National Sanitation Foundation – HACCP Manager Instructor 3/2000 to present
National Restaurant Association – SERVSAFE Instructor – 1985 to present
Experior/Thomson Prometric – Certified Professional Food Manager Instructor – 2000 to present
National Registry – Certified Food Safety Instructor – 2000 to present
Los Angeles Health Dept. Certified Food Handler Provider # 015 – 2000 to present

Teaching Positions
UCLA Extension Instructor – Food Safety and HACCP Training - 1985 to 1999
Santa Monica College – Food Safety/HACCP Instructor – 2000 – 2002

Professional Organizations
International HACCP Alliance
American Dietetic Association ( Retired )
California Environmental Health Association
Food Industry and Business Roundtable
Southern California Section of the Institute of Food Technologists

Recent Speaking Engagements
Yacht Racing Union of S. California – Food Safety, Allergy and the New Inspection –
11/2/08 & 1/27/07
Clarkston Consulting Exec. Dinner - Food safety & Media Investigations - 4/29/08
Dept. of Long Beach Health and Human Services – Media and Restaurant Inspections - 9/12/06
Casino Security Meeting – How to avoid intentional adulteration in the kitchen - 1/24/06
L.A. County Club – Update on Food Safety – 3/22/06
NRA – Quality Assurance Executive Fall Meeting – Media and Crisis Management – 10/05/03