Welcome to the Health & Food Safety Division of New Braunfels. We are part of the Neighborhood Services Division. Our division protects the health and safety of the public. We ensure that all restaurants, mobile and temporary food vendors meet sanitary requirements.
- Temporary Food Establishments
- Food Establishment Requirements
- Food Handler Classes
- Farmer's Market
- Restaurant Inspections
Temporary Food Establishments
A temporary food establishment serves food or drinks at a location during an event or celebration. We permit temporary food establishments that occur for less than 10 consecutive days.
To take part in an event, temporary food establishments must receive a permit issued by our office. Applications are not reviewed if received after 12 PM the day before the event.
Application for a temporary food establishment permit does not guarantee approval. Permit approval requires compliance with health codes and other applicable requirements. For more questions about temporary food establishments, please contact us at 830-221-4070.
Food Establishment Requirements
Below are documents that gives more information on opening a new food establishment:
- Plan Review Notes - Provides information on requirements we review before a food establishments opens.
The above fees are annual and based on calendar year. For more questions please contact our office..
Food Handlers Classes
All food service personnel need a food handlers certificate.
State approved Certified Food Manager courses are available online. State approved food handlers courses are available online.
Online Food Handler Certificate Registration - Register Here
Please complete all the information on the registration form so we are able to verify your entry. If you do not see your employer or the training company please contact our office.
City Provided in Person Classes
Potential food vendors should talk with our office before participating. Permitting is dependent on the product you are wanting to sell. Please call our office to discuss this at 830-221-4070. Potential food vendors that manufacture a food should reach out to us before participating. The following links provide potential vendors with information on acquiring a manufacturing license.
The links below provide information on initiatives to manufacturers and producers.
We inspect all food establishments within our city limits. The inspection score uses a demerit system.
Food Safety Links
Current Topics in Food Safety
Other Food Safety Links
Local Commissary List
|Name of Commissary||Phone Number|
|Cancun Mexican Restaurant||830-629-4256|
|Comal Crawfish Company||830-643-5939|
|New Braunfels Tortilleria||830-625-0217|
|American Legion Walton F. Hoffman Memorial Post||830-625-0179|