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I need help figuring out the legality of preparing food and delivering food in Illinois.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No, it's just an idea so far, but I'd like to do it correctly and legally from the start

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No ma'am

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
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Lawyer: Attorney2, Attorney replied 1 year ago

Would this be a business? Would you be obtaining a license. Where would food preparation take place? Can you provide a little more information?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I'd like to start up a food delivery service where I'd prepare the food in my home kitchen and deliver it to customers. Not sure if that's possible or if I'd need to be in a commercial kitchen that's been inspected by the health department.
Lawyer: Attorney2, Attorney replied 1 year ago

You would need to be licensed and inspected by the health department.

Where in Illinois are you located?

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Lawyer: Attorney2, Attorney replied 1 year ago

People do run home food preparation businesses. Many catering companies start with a home business.

http://jhawkins54.typepad.com/files/illinois-cottage-food-regulations---lllaf-1.pdf

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