Special Event Food Stand
Food, Pools, and Lodging Services (FPLS)
Event Food Stand (PDF)
Owners and operators of special event food stands (SEFS) must meet licensing and food safety requirements to get their business started. This fact sheet helps them understand these requirements. It promotes safe operation of the SEFS and reduces the risk of foodborne illness.
- Licensing Jurisdiction
Food and beverage establishments in Minnesota are licensed by different agencies. The establishment's menu and location of operation determines which agency is responsible for licensing.
- Special Event Food Stand Checklist (PDF)
SEFS must meet requirement of the Minnesota food code, and are inspected at events. To prepare for your inspection, use this checklist as a self-inspection.