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

Sample vs. Full Toolkit

This is a sample of the toolkit. Alaska SBDC clients get access to the full toolkit. If you’re already a client of ours, just ask your advisor how to get the full toolkit. 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