If your temporary food facility prepares or stores food off-site, you must do so at a permitted establishment.
A commissary, or certified commercial kitchen, is a licensed and inspected kitchen facility, usually large and commercially-outfitted, for the centralized preparation of food for distribution.
Who Needs a Commissary Agreement?
Many temporary food facilities use commissary kitchens, and must submit a completed commissary agreement with their permit application. These include:
Submit the Agreement
Complete the first section of the commissary agreement, and ask your chosen commissary operator to complete the second section.
Once completed, submit this document with your permit application.
Download the Commissary Agreement(PDF: 132 KB )
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The California Retail Food Code
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CalCode establishes uniform statewide health and sanitation standards for retail food facilities.