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1. motorized or trailered, operating no more than 21 days annually at any one place, or operating more than
21 days annually at any one place with the approval of the regulatory authority as defined in Minnesota
Rules, part 4626.0020, subpart 70; or
2. operated in conjunction with a permanent business licensed under this chapter or chapter 28A at the site
of the permanent business by the same individual or company, and readily movable, without disassembling,
for transport to another location.
MFUs may operate only as an accessory use to a Taproom, Winery, Distillery, or Cocktail room in an industrial district. Or, in conjunction with an event with prior approval from the City.
MFUs must obtain a license from the City of Edina Health Division prior to operation. This process may include plan review of new MFUs if not completed by another Health Department.
MFUs must pass an annual fire safety inspection by the Edina Fire Department (EFD) and comply with EFD requirements provided in this application.
MFU must meet Department of Transportation regulations to operate or park on public ways.
Please do not provide the name of the insurance agent.
Mechanical refrigeration is required for potentially hazardous foods; ice filled coolers are not permitted for food storage. Home kitchens may not be used.
Mechanical refrigeration is required for cold storage of potentially hazardous foods; coolers and ice are not permitted.
Food must be kept a minimum of 6 inches off the floor and
protected from contamination.
All utensils must fit into the sinks used for warewashing. See example below.
Provide a metal stem thermometer to measure cooking and cold holding temperatures. The thermometer
should have a range from 0°F to 220°F. Also, provide thermometers in each cooling unit to ensure they
are maintained at 41°F or below.
Cook all potentially hazardous foods to an internal temperature of 165°F before serving. Any food held hot
for service must be maintained at 140°F or higher.
Wash hands before handling food; after handling raw meat; or after eating, drinking, smoking, or using the
No eating, drinking, or smoking in the Mobile Food Unit.
Protect any food on display from contamination by customers.
Mobile Food Units must cease operation in adverse weather unless the vehicle is equipped with adequate
Call 952-826-0370 with any questions regarding temporary events in the City of Edina.
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