Food Service Applications
To begin the process, submit an online Donated Food Distributing Organizations Application.Donated Food Distributing Organizations Application
If wishing to complete the form by hand, download, print and email the Donated Food Distributing Organizations Application to EH@whitmancounty.net.
Temporary Food Events
A Temporary Food Establishment operates at a fixed location, with a fixed menu for no more than 21 consecutive days in conjunction with a single event or celebration such as Lentil Festival, Sprint Boat Races, County Fair, weekend event, etc; OR no more than 3 days per week in conjunction with an approved, recurring, organized event. Examples of TFE’s: food vendors at fairs, community events, craft shows, sporting events, fundraisers by community organizations, food samplers and demonstrators at approved events.
To begin the process, submit an online Temporary Food Event Application.Temporary Food Event Application
Inspection scores are determined by the health inspector at the time of inspection. Using the Washington State Department of Health inspection form, Health Code violations are worth a certain number of points, ranging from 2 points - 25 points. Violations are also categorized by color: Red points are high-risk, or critical violations; Blue points are violations that are considered low risk. Combined points are the sum of red and blue points. A zero point total indicates no health violations were cited during the inspection. Based on Whitman County Enforcement Procedure, a failing score is 40 or more red points, or 50 or more combined points.
Food Safety Certifications
These ANSI Certified Food Protection courses are required for each food establishment to have at minimum one employee obtain.
Click below to view the vendors currently licensed as approved kitchens, mobile units, caterers and community vendors.
If you are interested in becoming licensed, see the Food Service Application section of this page.