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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 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.


Jeff BeCraft

Family Pancake House

Full-service restaurant

Mike Boice

Saar's Super Saver Foods


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


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.


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  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.


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 for meeting details if you wish to attend.  A copy of the Council’s bylaws can be accessed here.

Meeting Date


Meeting Materials

Oct 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Agenda, Minutes
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 Sign-up here to receive information and notifications for food establishments from Kitsap Public Health District.

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