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kitsap food advisory council

Established in 2019, the Kitsap Food Advisory Council (KFAC) is a partnership between voluntary industry and public representatives, as well as food safety inspectors from the Kitsap Public Health District.  KFAC’s mission is to promote food safety in Kitsap County through:

  • Improved relations between the Health District, food service industry, and the public.
  • Policy and procedures review, evaluation, and development.
  • Development of educational materials.
  • Advisement to the Health District on food service industry issues affecting public health.
  • Input on fee schedules.
  • Discussion of current or emerging food safety concerns.

KFAC MEMBERS

KFAC members are dedicated stakeholders of the public and the food service industry. The Council strives to include members from a variety of backgrounds to represent the community.

Member Organization Representing
Jeff BeCraft Family Pancake House Full-service restaurant
Mike Boice Saar's Super Saver Foods Grocery
Joe Bushnell Washington Hospitality Assn Industry members
Julia Zander Kitsap Fresh Food cooperative (Grocery)
Monica Downen Monica's Waterfront Bakery & Cafe Limited service restaurant & Temporary events
Kimberly Faulkner Bremerton Foodline Donated Food Distributing Organizations
Diane Fish >Kitsap Conservation District Agriculture (public interest)
Paisley Gallagher WSU Extension WSU Extension (public interest)
Suanne Martin Smith Home Made Cafe Full-service restaurant & caterers
Gina Omalanz Essence of the Thymes Caterers
Roy Sahali RawFuel Foods Temporary events
Rod Blake All Fired Up BBQ Mobile units & caterers


We are continuously accepting applications! If you are interested in joining KFAC, please complete the on-line membership application. You may also print and mail a hard copy of the application.

SUBMIT AN ISSUE, CONCERN, OR RECOMMENDATION

Anyone may submit a food safety-related issue or topic to the Council for their consideration.  KFAC will review and discuss submitted items that are within the scope of KFAC.  Examples of topics that may be brought to KFAC are:

If you’d like to submit an issue, concern, or recommendation to KFAC, complete the online submission form.  You may also contact Dayna Katula at 360-728-2301 or at dayna.katula@kitsappublichealth.org.  Submissions must be received at least 14 days prior to the next scheduled meeting.  Please note that complaints about specific food establishments or inspectors will not be reviewed by the Council and will be addressed separately.

MEETINGS

KFAC now meets three times per year in January, May, and October.  The meetings are open to the public.  Contact Dayna Katula at 360-728-2301 or dayna.katula@kitsappublichealth.org for meeting details if you wish to attend.  A copy of the Council’s bylaws can be accessed here.

Meeting Date Time Meeting Materials
May 2, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Agenda
January 3, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Agenda, Minutes
October 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Agenda, Minutes
May 4, 2020 MEETING CANCELLED  
January 6, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Agenda, Minutes
November 4, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Agenda, Minutes
April 1, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Agenda, Minutes

 

If you have questions, please call us at (360) 728-2235 or email  dayna.katula@kitsappublichealth.org. Sign-up here to receive information and notifications for food establishments from Kitsap Public Health District.


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