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Application Process


How to Apply

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Application Process


How to Apply

STEPS FOR BECOMING A FOOD WORKS KITCHEN CLIENT
 

1. INTAKE APPLICATION

Contact the Huron County Economic Development Corporation to discuss your kitchen needs and determine if the Food Works Kitchen is right for you.  Contact Carl Osentoski at 250 E. Huron Ave. #303, Bad Axe MI48413. Call 989.269.6431. REQUIRED


2. COUNSELING

Business plan counseling is highly recommended, although not a necessary step to access the Food Works Kitchen. Meet with Frank Gublo, a Michigan State University Product Innovation Counselor to discuss your business planning needs. He is located at MSU Extension , 1142 S. Van Dyke #200, Bad Axe MI48413. Call 313.401.6283. OPTIONAL


3. FOOD PERMITS

Dan Dickinson, Senior Food Specialist with the Michigan Department of Agriculture will help applicant determine what type of permit is required based on the products being made. MI Department of Agriculture, 1584 Concentric Blvd., Saginaw MI48604. Call 989.239.1323 or 800.292.3939. REQUIRED


4. SELF STUDY WORKSHOP

Once the applicant is accepted as a user at the Food Works Kitchen, a food sanitation and safety workshop called Serve Safe must be completed.  Contact John Miles (noted in #6 below) or MSU Extension for their class dates 989.269.9949 to complete this workshop. REQUIRED


5. KEY CARD

The applicant will be issued a key card and instructions for access to the Food Works Kitchen.  There is a $25 deposit for each key card made.  REQUIRED


6. SCHEDULE

Use your client login to schedule directly from this site. For directions email - laura@huroncounty.com for a new user registration or click on create a account.  Portions of the kitchen are not available Mon-Fri 8:30a.m.-2:30pm when school is in session.  Huron Area Technical Center, 1160 S. Van Dyke,  Bad Axe MI48413. Call 989.269.9284. REQUIRED

 

7. INSURANCE

Insurance and general liability insurance policy is required with $1,000,000 limit, insuring client at Food Works Kitchen at HATC. REQUIRED

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Application Form


Application Form


Intake Application Form

Print the application form, complete and return to the Huron County EDC, 250 E. Huron Ave. #303, Bad Axe, MI  48413

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Self Study Workshop


Self Study Workshop


Self Study Workshop

A Serve Safe Book is available from the Huron Area Tech Center for your self study test.

Please contact John Miles at 989.269.9284 for use of book and appointment time for test, or call the msu extension office for their class times at 989.269.9949.