CIFT offers food transport, catering seminar


TOLEDO, Ohio — Food transport, service and catering requirements will be discussion at a seminar held by the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT), Feb. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen (NOCK).

Four experts, who work closely with mobile food companies, food service operations, caterers, and similar entities, will address regulations for obtaining and maintaining licenses, food safety rules, inspections, and more.

Food trucks

According to a 2015 IBISWorld survey, revenue in the food truck business industry has increased 9.3 percent from 2010 to 2015, with more than 5,000 food truck businesses throughout the U.S. employing 14,000 people.

Featured speakers include Brad Sherrick and Jerry Bingham from the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, and Jillan Bodey and Julie Nye from the Wood County Health District.


The seminar is open to food-related business owners,  entrepreneurs, and those producing a product to sell at markets and/or other retail establishments.

The cost is $25 per person or $20 per person for a group of two or more (pay online, or cash/check at the door) which includes networking and light refreshments. Register in advance.

The NOCK/AIF is located at 13737 Middleton Pike (state Route 582), Bowling Green. Visit to register and pay online, or contact 419-535-6000, ext. 140 or

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