This category includes most temporary food facilities that prepare or serve hot potentially hazardous food.
Extensive Preparation permits are issued to temporary food facilities that engage in sampling, cooking, packaging, portioning, assembling, processing, or hot holding of PHF. Extensive Preparation would include the following activities:
Hot holding of potentially hazardous foods
- Preparation of ready-to-eat potentially hazardous foods that include a cooking step in its preparation
- Thawing food
- Cooling of cooked potentially hazardous foods
- Reheating previously cooked potentially hazardous foods
Extensive Preparation temporary food facilities may include; barbeque operations, serving previously prepared potentially hazardous foods, pasta, tacos, paella, stir fry, cooked rice dishes, meat and/or vegetable pot pies, kebabs, pizza, sushi, poke, oysters, etc.