SERVING FOOD AT SPECIAL EVENTS
Additional Things to Know:
If you are serving food at a public event, you must have a current Retail Food Service License and fill out the Temporary Event Food Service Application Form.

 

Requirements for Serving Food at a Public Event:
  • Temporary Event Food Service Application must be submitted at least 14 days prior to the event.
  • Temporary hand washing stations must be supplied by the vendor or event coordinator.
  • Only limited preparation is allowed on-site:
    • Slicing, dicing and washing of raw produce must be done in a licensed facility.
    • No raw meat, poultry, fish or eggs can be prepared on-site.
  • Out of town vendors must have a local commissary within 30 minutes of the event and obtain an approval letter from that commissary.
  • All waste must be disposed of properly - dumping waste water into storm drains is not allowed.
  • All Colorado Retail Food Regulations still apply.

 

Complete the Temporary Event Food Service Application:
The application below will need to be submitted to the City Environmental Health department at least 14 days prior to the event.

 

Temporary Event Food Service License Application

 

Contact Us:
Submit your application and direct any questions to:

 

Environmental Health Specialist
(970) 920-5075
Rachel.burmeister@cityofaspen.com
City Hall; 2nd Floor
130 S. Galena St.
Aspen, CO 81611
Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm