Alaska Small Business Development Center

Opening a Food Business in Alaska


Statewide DEC permitting requirements for starting a food business in Alaska

Details Covered

  • Jurisdiction
  • Food permits
  • DEC permit
  • Food establishment application
  • DEC required permits for Temporary Food
  • Cottage Food overview
  • Resources
  • How the Alaska SBDC can help

Below is the toolkit instructional video. If you would like a copy of the slides, including the links referenced in the video, please contact your SBDC advisor. 

And if you’re not yet registered as a client, you can get started here. It’s free! 


Food Worker and Safety Regulations

This bonus video covers the following:

  • Food Worker Card
  • Certified Food Protection Manager
  • Helpful links and resources
  • How the Alaska SBDC can help