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In Seattle and King County, there are about 11,000 "permitted" permanent food establishments, including restaurants, food and espresso carts, coffee shops, delis and the fresh food sections of grocery stores. Each of these establishments has owners, managers and employees who have passed a test on handling food safely and received a food worker card. In addition, Health and Environmental Investigators inspect establishments several times each year and, if requested, offer an educational session for staff.

Get a food worker card Get a food business permit Inspection reporting system About the food safety rating system Foodborne illness outbreaks Food safety fact sheets About the Food Protection program

Attend a stakeholder meeting

The Food Program's stakeholder meetings are held throughout King County on a quarterly basis. The meetings are open to all King County residents and generally include the participation of people involved in the food industry, community based organizations, and residents.

Contact us

Food Protection Program
401 - 5th Ave., Suite 1100
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-263-9566

Online contact form

Link/share our site at www.kingcounty.gov/foodsafety