Any operation that stores, prepares, packages, serves, vends or otherwise provides food for human consumption. Foods may be consumed at the establishment, delivered, or picked up by the consumer. This definition applies whether or not there is a charge for the food.
CCHD Environmental Health Division (EH) licenses, inspects, and enforces state rules for multiple food service programs, including:
Retail Food Establishments
Wholesale Food Establishments
Temporary Food Service Establishments
Mobile Food Service Establishments
Cottage Food Operations
What are some examples of a Food Service Establishment?
Hot Dog Carts
School and Hospital Cafeterias
Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens
Food Sampling Services
Complaints may be filed online at the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) Food and Consumer Safety Section (FCSS) website, or you may call EH at (406) 454-6950 ext. 6179.