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1. What is a temporary food establishment?
2. What events require a temporary food establishment permit?
3. What is a public event?
4. What forms of payment do you accept?
5. How do I receive my permit?
6. Do I still need a permit if I am not charging for the food?
7. Where do I obtain a food workers card?
8. I have a current food worker card: do I still need a temporary food establishment permit?
9. I am organizing an event and I want to invite multiple food vendors, what do I need to do?
10. I am a permitted caterer in Whatcom County: do I need a permit to offer food at an event?
11. What type of equipment do I need to operate a temporary food establishment event?
12. I’m an out of county food vendor: what type of permit do I need to offer food at an event and can I make food at my restaurant and serve it at a Whatcom County event?
13. I have a current permit for operating a mobile unit in Whatcom County: do I need an additional permit to operate at a temporary event?
14. What permit do I need to operate at the Northwest Washington Fair (NWWF)?
15. What type of produce am I allowed to offer at a temporary food establishment event?
16. Where do I clean utensils?
17. My proposed menu requires advanced preparation of food: can I make and prepare food at home?
18. Can I cook food, cool it down and reheat it later for service?
19. I would like to have a petting zoo at my event: what are the requirements?
20. Do I need any additional permits to have a temporary food establishment event?
21. How do I find out more information?