We want you to get up and running as quickly as possible so that you can begin to work at Cook & Bake Center. Follow the guide below to make sure that you have all the necessary certificates, licenses, insurance and/or permits that may apply.
You must provide a copy of your ServSafe (Food Safety Manager’s Certificate.) This ensures that you will be following all Health Department regulations and procedures when preparing any food products.
All customers are required to have general liability insurance coverage. This protects our facility as well as your products and your equipment in case of damage. The Food Liability Insurance Program (FLIP) is a well-known provider that tailors to the needs of food professionals; however you may choose any insurer of your choice
Your policy needs to list us as an “additionally insured” property owner
You may download this sheet with answers to the the most common questions insurance companies will ask about our facility.
Permit to operate food service establishment – Caterers who use our facility need the long-term food service establishment permit offered by the Westchester County Department of Health.
Food producers and wholesalers– The New York Department of Agriculture is responsible for issuing the “20-C License” you may need to sell your product–the regulations vary based on ingredients and other factors.
This is only a general description of the licensing requirements. Some customers will require no permits. For more detailed information please visit this pagefrom the Department of Health.
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