Bakery License In Maryland

Business By BUDDYCAPEZIO Updated 3 Dec 2010 , 5:54am by jason_kraft

BUDDYCAPEZIO Posted 2 Dec 2010 , 1:57am
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Hi, my wife and I do custom cakes from home for family and friends and it seems to be taking off a little bit here. Does anyone know what you have to do to make and sell cakes from your home in Maryland? Or even who i should talk to? Thanks.

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tiawanna02 Posted 2 Dec 2010 , 2:06am
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no you can't...we've been trying to legalize it though

scp1127 Posted 2 Dec 2010 , 7:21am
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Correct... no home baking in Maryland. And the requirements for a shop are the same as any restaurant... but all make sense and are good food business practices.

CauldronCakeBaker Posted 3 Dec 2010 , 3:42am
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You have to go to the MD Health Dept. It can be done, but it is not easy or cheep. You have to have a separate kitchen basically. I know someone that did it, but she had to build an addition onto her house with a full working kitchen facility. Price tag $150,000.00. Also if you get info from the Health Dept. you put yourself on their radar.

jason_kraft Posted 3 Dec 2010 , 5:54am
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Or you can rent an existing licensed commercial kitchen:

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