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Temporary Food Events Peoria City/County Health Department Environmental Health Group Email: email@example.com “Temporary Food Service Establishment” means a food service establishment that operates at a fixed location for a period of time not more than 14 consecutive days in conjunction with a single event or celebration. Purpose: To protect the public within this county from contracting and transmitting foodborne diseases. Standard: Each of the food stands will be inspected to be in compliance with Chapter 10 Food and Food Handler’s Code of Peoria County the license will be issued on site if the facility is in compliance with the requirements of the code. All vendors, where food/ drink is provided for human consumption with or without charge, shall be subject to both licensure requirements and fees. Only those vendors of canned or bottled beverages and/or non-potentially hazardous foods from a federal or state approved supplier, commercially packaged in saleable units, are exempt from licensure and applicable fees. An application must be filed at least 5 working days prior to the event. It is the responsibility of each VENDOR to notify the Health Department of the event at which they will be serving. The Peoria City/County Health Department reserves the right to deny or revoke the temporary food or drink license for any temporary food stand. Fees: 1 to 2 day event ................................ $35.00 3 to 4 day event ................................ $50.00 5 to 10 day event .............................. $75.00 11 to 14 day event........................... $100.00 All license fees must be paid by cash, local check, or money order. General Temporary Food Service Guidelines 1. All potentially hazardous food must be prepared on site unless prepared at a licensed facility and transported properly according to the code. Potentially hazardous salads must be approved prior to the event. 2. Water must be from an approved source: public or commercially bottled. Hoses for potable water must be food grade. 3. A container of water to flow freely with a “hands-free” on/off valve and a waste water catch container, hand soap and disposable towels must be provided to properly wash hands. 4. Mechanical refrigeration capable of keeping all potentially hazardous food at or below 41°F must be provided. Ice and ice coolers may not be used to store potentially hazardous foods. 5. Accurate and conspicuous thermometers are required in all refrigerators and freezers 135°F containing potentially hazardous foods. Keep out Metal stem-type thermometer(s) must be of the provided to monitor food temperatures. danger zone Alcohol pads or sanitizer must be used to 41°F clean thermometers between uses. 6. Cooking equipment capable of rapidly heating potentially hazardous foods to proper temperatures is required. All previously cooked potentially hazardous foods must be rapidly reheated to at least 165°F. 7. Steam tables, roasters, or other hot holding devices capable of maintaining all potentially hazardous foods at 135°F or above are required. Chafing dishes cannot be used at outdoor events. 8. Food and food items must be protected during preparation, storage and display. All items must be elevated above the ground/floor. continued on next page… continued from previous page… 9. Covered Wash, Rinse, and Sanitize set-up must be provided for utensils. An “approved sanitizer (i.e. chlorine 50-100 ppm)” for utensil/equipment washing should be utilized. 10. Dish soap, an approved sanitizer, and test strips must be provided. 11. A properly labeled spray bottle of sanitizing solution and disposible towels must be provided. An approved sanitizer in a spray bottle (i.e. chlorine at 100-200 ppm) should be prepared daily. 12. Only single-service articles may be used by customers. Please address all questions to: Peoria City/County Health Department Environmental Health Group Phone: 309/679-6161 • FAX: 309/679-6174 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (2/09)
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