Community groups use events to sell food as a means of fundraising.
This information is for clubs, church groups, charities or not-for-profit groups wanting to sell food from a temporary or portable site. This could include a sausage sizzle, cake stall or fete/fair or market stall.
There are different levels of registration or notification depending on the risk and type of food you are selling.
Class 4 food
Class 4 is food which poses low risk to public health.
will need to use FoodTrader to notify us that
you are selling this type of food.
is no need to notify us if you are conducting a simple sausage sizzle at
one of the Bunnings sites within the City of Greater Geelong.
notifies us of the groups attending their BBQs and
nothing further is required by the community groups.
you are conducting a BBQ outside the boundaries of the City of Greater Geelong,
like Torquay or Werribee you may be required to lodge a FoodTrader application or Statement of Trade and you
should make contact with the principal council.
Class 2 or 3 food
If you are selling Class 2 or Class 3 food, you will need to make application through FoodTrader.
If you do not know what class of food you are selling you can refer to the Department of Health website or contact us using the feedback section below.
Although not mandatory it is suggested that all of our volunteers
What we will do?
We will process your notification or application through FoodTrader, within 10 working days
If you are selling:
- Class 2 food it is mandatory for you to use an Events Food Safety Program.
- Class 3 food you can use this Events Food Safety Program but it is not a requirement.