Health Inspections

We work to ensure that all food preparation in every restaurant, grocery store and food truck across the city is done in a way that meets the health code.

Customer Service Survey for Food Service Managers/Owners
Customer Service Survey for food service managers/owners.
Food Alerts and Recalls
The best way to stay on top of food recalls and alerts is by signing up to receive automatic emails when government agencies issues food recalls.
Food Establishment Complaint
This service request is used to report problems related to food safety at restaurants.
Food Protection Services
We work to ensure that all food preparation in every restaurant, grocery store and food truck across the city is done in a way that meets the health code.
Food Service Sanitation Certificate
Requirements for becoming a Food Service Sanitation Manager
Pushcart Food Vendor
Report health or sanitary problems with pushcart food vendors.
Register a Cottage Food Operation
P.A. 097-0393, effective January 1, 2012, amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act, 410 ILCS 625 and the Sanitary Food Preparation Act, 410 ILCS650, to exempt a "cottage food operation."
Restaurant Inspection
The CDPH Food Protection Program is responsible for inspecting all establishments serving food to citizens of Chicago.
Restaurant and Food Service Inspection Reports
All restaurants are subject to certain recurring inspections. Each year a restaurant is subject to annual inspections to ensure continued compliance with City ordinances and regulations
Understand Health Code Requirements for Food Establishments
The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is committed to protect the public's health by conducting science-based inspections of all food establishments.

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