Vendor Handbook – Food Preparation/Serving Space Requirements

Food Preparation and Serving Space Requirements for Food Prepared On Site

  • Food must be prepared and served from a structure – mobile vendor or canopied area
  • Racks, shelves or tables must be provided for food displays, and all food and food service items, including the coolers or totes the food is stored in, must be kept at least 15 centimeters (6 inches) off the floor/ground
  • All food is to be kept covered at all times unless being prepared or served
  • The food preparation and serving space must be kept clean at all times
  • Personal effects should be stored away from food products
  • Restrict access to where food is being prepared to authorized people only