Any Licsensed Bakers From Il?

Business By bakessweetmemories Updated 6 Aug 2009 , 3:16pm by Lenette

bakessweetmemories Posted 5 Aug 2009 , 3:33pm
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I am trying to take the necessary steps to become legal. I live in Cook County and my dream is to be a home baker. If this isn't possible, then I would be interested in looking into the possibility of taking the next step of opening a small store front. My problem is I can't figure out our state's website to find the necessary information I need. I'm having the same problem with the county. If there are any bakers that my be able to guide me in the right direction or offer any advise, I would greatly appreciated it.

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Lenette Posted 5 Aug 2009 , 3:53pm
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I would suggest you go to your local county department of public health. They will give you the most relevant information for your area.

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mommy1st Posted 5 Aug 2009 , 5:38pm
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From what I understand, Illinois doesn't allow home bakers. You would have to open a small shop, or find a commericial kitchen to bake out of. Good luck

Lenette Posted 6 Aug 2009 , 3:16pm
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Well, yes and no. Depending on the county you may be able to build a separate kitchen at your home that is up to code and work from there. Check with the local authorities.


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