The Temporary Food Establishment permit will be paid for by UDK. This permit is NOT transferable.
You must attend the mandatory training class on September 29th prior to the Chili Cook-off event to validate the permit.
This permit must be posted in your booth.
One person in the booth is required to have a food handler’s card. The Food handler card holder must be present at all times
Structure of the Booth. All booths must have:
Two full side walls
Hard surface for the floor (plywood, concrete, or asphalt)
Each booth will need a garbage can with a lid
Food Safety Requirements
Thermometer 0 degrees to 220 degrees
Food must be maintained at the proper temperatures. Below 41 or above 135
Food must be reheated to 165
Food must be prepared in the food booth this includes all slicing, dicing or chopping.
No young children in the booth
No live animals in the booth
Everything needs to be stored 6 inches off the floor (except coolers).
Hand washing Facilities are required at Each Booth
Hand washing station must consist of a 5-gallon container with a spigot that provides a continuous flow of water, soap, disposable paper towels, and a 5 gallon bucket to collect the dirty water. UDK will supply the 5-gallon water and 5-gallon bucket.
Proper and frequent hand washing
No bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods (gloves)
Separate money handler
No smoking or eating in the booth
Personal drinks need to be covered with a lid and a straw and separated from food and equipment
Personal food needs to be contained and away from food and equipment
No sick food handlers
Need to be stored in sanitizer solution
Solution needs to be changed frequently
Adequate sanitizer in solution (1 tsp bleach/gal. water) UDK will supply the spray bottle & solution
Sanitizer test strips. UDK will supply the strips
2A 10 BC extinguisher
No refueling on site.
The public is not allowed to help themselves to open food products.
A detailed checklist will be provided upon registration.
There will be a refundable registration fee of $50 once you arrive and we confirm that your here to cook chili. We will hold the money until you arrive and then give it back to you as an incentive to not have a “NO SHOW”
New this year: if an agency/team has a no show, be prepared to get calls and texts from other departments to feed into the competitive nature of firefighters.
Remember this event is to raise money for Burn Camp, to have fun and make some good chili.
Fire Department Registration
Feel free to call for help completing your online registration.