It’s time to think about SUMMER FESTIVALS!

2020 Resources:
Health Dept Festival Food Code Rules

2020 Chicago Special Events Resource Guide

2020 Chicago Special Events Permit Packet

Any business preparing, serving or sampling food at temporary outdoor events is required to have at least one worker with a Summer Festival Certificate in the booth at all times.  This class lasts 2.5 hours, there is no test. Training must be taken each year.  Businesses exempt from this requirement are: cooking food trucks, and food carts or farmer market vendors that dispense packaged food, and farmers market vendors that do not prepare or sample food on site.

If you would like to be notified of future training, please email with FESTIVAL in the subject line.
LSK will teach private classes. $50pp, ten-student minimum. (so, $500 minimum) Email or 773-550-9642.

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