Temporary Food Establishments
Temporary Food Establishment: a food establishment that operates for a period of no more than 14 consecutive days in conjunction with a single event or celebration.
- ServSafe or other approved food safety training copy of certificate (if not a Cambridge Restaurant)
- Copy of food establishment license (if not a Cambridge restaurant)
- Temporary Food Service Application (completely filled out)
- List of food items to be offered
- Food will be purchased from an approved source
- Food will be prepared at the event.
- Food may be prepared offsite in a permitted restaurant
- Provide a copy of the restaurant’s food permit or license
- Provide a copy of food safety manager training certificate for the Person-In-Charge
- A list of the equipment used to cook food.
- If using propane, it must have a quick disconnect.
- Hot food will be kept hot (140°F or hotter). How will you accomplish this?
- Cold food will be kept cold (41°F or colder). How will you accomplish this?
- Provide a place to properly wash utensils, etc. (3 bus buckets with soap and water, rinse water and sanitizer.)
- Provide a sanitizer bucket with wiping cloths.
- Provide trash barrels and trash bags. Trash can be disposed of at the event.
- All grease must be taken away at the end of the event and properly disposed of.
- Maintain your area in a clean manner.
- How many food handlers will be working in the booth?
- Food handlers will use hair restraints and gloves.
- Provide a convenient handwashing station.
- Example: a container filled with water that has a spigot. Also required are: pump soap, paper towels and a waste-water catch container.
- Post a sign stating: “Before placing your order, please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy.”
- Food handlers must have knowledge of all menu ingredients.
- All food items must abide the Cambridge Trans Fat Free Policy.
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