If you plan to work at an outdoor event, you must have a City of Chicago Summer Festival certification.

This three-hour sanitation seminar prepares food vendors to operate in compliance with applicable rules and guidelines for door food handling. Classes are offered in English or Spanish. All classes are taught by Chicago certified instructors. This certification is required for all vendors selling food products at outdoor summer events. There must be a manager on duty who completed the Professional Sanitation Seminar for Summer Festival Food Vendors whenever food is being handled or prepared.

To obtain certification:

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