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Food Hygiene

FL Dept of Health in Pinellas - Environmental Health

Food Hygiene Program 

It is the responsibility of Environmental Health to ensure that food service establishments regulated by the division are operated in a safe and sanitary manner to minimize the occurrence of food-related illnesses.

Environmental Health licenses and inspects food service operations in institutional and other facilities.


Food Facilities Included 

  • Adult Day Cares
  • Afterschool Meal Programs
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Bars/Lounges
  • Child Caring Agencies
  • Civic Organizations
  • Crisis Stabilization Units
  • Detention Facilities
  • Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers
  • Fraternal Organizations
  • Hospices
  • Intermediate Care Facilities
  • Movie Theaters
  • Nursing Homes
  • Private/Public Schools
  • Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Short Term Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Transitional Living Facilities


Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County provides the required Chapter 66 Food Service Managers training for all Pinellas County licensed facilities.

  • Food Service Managers courses are offered 2-3 times annually, call 727-538-7277 for class availability. Cost for managers course is $50.00 per person.

Services Provided 

  • Plan Review / Licensing
  • Regulation / Inspection
  • Complaint investigations
  • Manager Trainings
  • Technical Assistance for New and Existing Establishments

Frequently Asked Questions 

Inspection Reports 

Follow instructions to view Inspection Reports.