2023 classes to be announced late Feb/early March. Waiting for City of Chicago train-the-trainer class to be scheduled.

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Other Classes?

If you have missed LSK’s classes. You can find other options here:
Illinois Restaurant Association
City of Chicago Festival Page (click link for instructor list)


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.  Training must be renewed each year.  Businesses exempt from this requirement are: cooking food trucks, vendors that dispense packaged food, and farmers market vendors that do not sample food on site.

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