Food Safety

Retail Food

If you have a complaint about a restaurant regarding food safety of foodborne illness exposure contact CDPHE at: or call (303) 692-3645, option #1 for the retail food team.

If you do not receive a response from the state within 24 hours please let us know.

Pitkin County Environmental Health:

Colorado Retail Food Code

Food Handler Training

We now offer food handler training online, the class fee is $10 and takes about 90 minutes to complete.

Special Events

Temporary food service establishments at special events must be covered by a Pitkin County event vendor establishment license or other counties with reciprocity. Individuals (including sole proprietorships) seeking this license will need to comply with the state's requirements for establishing their lawful presence in the United States.

Special Event Vendor Applicatins should be sent to at least 10 working days prior to the event for review.

Special Event Resources