What is a Temporary Food Establishment? A food establishment where food is served from the same location for a temporary time frame, not to exceed 14 consecutive days. It is any place where food is processed, stored, prepared, served, or offered for sale, for example, a hot dog booth at a fair.
If you need to know if a temporary food license is required for your event, please review the Temporary Food Safety & Licensing Guide
, and if you still have questions please call the Environmental Health Division at (517) 546-9858.
An application for a temporary food service establishment shall be made at least five (5) working days in advance of the proposed first day of operation.