Temporary Food Service Establishments

Temporary Food License Information:

  • Temporary Food Licenses are required if you will be preparing or serving food at a temporary event in Teton County.
  • Licenses are good for one location and cannot exceed 14 days in length.
  • Each license costs $50.00 and there is a $25.00 late fee if the application is not submitted 14 days before the event. 

Information that will determine if you need a license:

  • What types of food will be served?
  • What entity is making the food?
  • Is the event private or public?
  • Where is the food prepared?
  • Where will the food be served?
  • Who grows the food?

How to apply for a temporary event permit:

  1. Call Environmental Health staff at 307-732-8490 to ensure you need a permit.
  2. Review the Temporary Food Service Establishment Guidelines
  3. Take the Food Handler class online or in person and pass the exam for certification.
  4. Fill out the Temporary Food Application and attach certification of food handler or manager certification.
  5. Bring the application and payment ($50.00) to Environmental Health at 460 E Pearl in Jackson at least 14 days prior to the event.

Coming from out of state?

  • If you are bringing food from your establishment in another state you are required to get a Wyoming Food Distributors license. This requires a copy of your food license from your state and a copy of your latest inspection report.

Types of Exemptions:

Think you may be exempt? Please call our office to verify.