Food Service

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Restaurant Inspections: Where can I view the latest inspections for a restaurant?

Click here to see scores

How can I report a complaint or concern? click here to use our online complaint form.

                       OR

Click here to contact your county environmental health office


TRAINING:

If you are a food service employee, owner or manager, we have important training information and resources for you.

Access our Food Service Training Portal

Are you a food service employee, owner or manager, and you have a question for us? Please fill out this contact form and we’ll get back with you shortly.


Georgia Food Service Rules & Regulations (511-6-1)

Georgia Food Service Rules & Regulations (Spanish) 10.21.18_


NEW FOOD SERVICES:

What do I need to do prior to opening a Food Service? (Including but not limited to the following):

Submit at least fourteen (14) days prior to beginning construction/remodeling:

  • Application for Food Service Establishment
  • Permit and Plan Review Fees (Fee Schedule)
  • Copy of Proposed Menu
  • Set of plans for new establishments or kitchen diagram for existing establishments
  • Click here to see if equipment is NSF certified and ANSI Accredited
  • Verification of Residency Form (In accordance with the Georgia Department of Public Health, Alien Residency Verification Policy (Policy# GC-090008))
    • **Please note, all individuals or corporations who obtain a permit (i.e. food service, swimming pools, body art) from DPH requires completion of secure and verifiable information to verify citizenship/immigration status.
      In accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 50-36-1(e)(2) Verifiable Residency Documents O.C.G.A Under O.C.G.A. § 50-36-2

Are there any guidelines on how to design and construct a new facility? Click here for a copy of the Food Service Design, Installation and Construction Manual


NEW: Brewery Food Service Information

If you are a brewery and need more information about obtaining a food service permit to sell food at your establishment, please contact your local Environmental Health.

Click here for additional details.


MOBILE SERVICE UNITS 


TEMPORARY FOOD SERVICE


RESTAURANT SIGNAGE


Additional Resources:

GA Public Health Rules and Documents

Accredited Food Safety Courses

Food Analysis Companies

Sign up for Food Recalls and Alerts or FDA Food Recalls

Food and Water Safety During Hurricanes, Power Outages, and Floods

GA Dept. of Agriculture’s Cottage Food Program

GA Smoke Free Act for Business Owners

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