Temporary Food Operations


A food operation that is operated for a maximum of five (5) consecutive days and no more than 10 times per year, not otherwise licensed as a permanent or mobile food operation.


Temporary food operations require a separate food license for each event and location. No more than ten (10) temporary licenses are allowed per organization/individual per year.
Prior to operating a temporary food operation you must complete and submit a Temporary Food License Letter of Intent and a State of Ohio Temporary Food License Application. To assist you in planning your food booth, please reference the Temporary Food Service Operation Guidelines brochure.