Food Service to the Public
The Bethel Health Department works with many residents and community members who serve food to the public. Two types of Food Service activities are:
- Food Service Establishments
- Temporary Food Events (such as mobile vendors, food booths etc.)
Food Service Establishments
The following information has been organized to guide you through the process of obtaining a license to operate a food service establishment in the town of Bethel. This information applies to all food stores and food service establishments that are newly constructed, renovated or undergoes a change in ownership.
Listing files in 'Food'
Important: This document provides useful information on the safe handling of food products and should be reviewed by anyone involved in food handling
This should be completed for any new Food Service Establishment. It provides a checklist of everything you will need in order to gain timely approval of your application. It also contains the following forms:Food Establishment Plan Review Application, Food Service License Application, Application for Installation of Commercial Kitchen Ventilation Hood
This document is to be completed for ice cream trucks, push carts, trailers as allowed per Zoning regulations.
This document provides the requirements necessary for an approved Home Bakery
This document describes the process steps involved in opening a Food Service Establishment
This document is to be completed for participaton in farmers markets, local church events, organizations, fundraisers, profit/non-profit events when providing any food/beverage to the public.
In order for this file to be filled in on your computer, it must be saved to your computer as an Adobe Acrobat file. To do this you must must download the file to Adobe Acrobat and save it to your computer. Once this is done you can open file, fill it in then print to add sketch and signature. The signed original must be returned to Health dept. at least 10 days before event.