Food Service Operators

Whether you work in a restaurant, soup kitchen or other food service establishment, the Health Department has important information about operating a clean, safe, healthy and legal business. Use the links provided on the left to find the guidance and information you need.

Calorie Labeling Enforcement

You can get important information about the Updated Calorie Labeling Rule (PDF).
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The rule in New York City affects establishments that are part of a chain with 15 or more locations in the United States. Enforcement began on May 7, 2018.

Operators can request an inspection history report for their food service establishment.

Restaurant Food Safety Workshops

The Health Department holds food safety workshops for operators throughout the five boroughs. At these workshops, you will:

  • Learn how to achieve and maintain an “A” grade
  • Receive an inspection history report that describes your restaurant’s repeat violations and how to correct them
  • Be able to ask questions and receive guidance from Health Department staff on improving your restaurant's food safety practices

At this time, there are no workshops scheduled. Please check this site in February 2019 for the Spring 2019 schedule.

Business Owner's Bill of Rights

Read the Bill of Rights (PDF)
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