Wisconsin Cakers?

Business By bakin4u_N_lovinit Updated 12 Aug 2010 , 4:09pm by KrumbsByKim

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bakin4u_N_lovinit Posted 12 Aug 2010 , 2:05am
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I am currently a hobby baker but this is starting to cost me dearly..... but i keep having family and friends come to me asking for cakes and they want to pay me for it but i cannot accept them (at least not that i know of)

Is there a law in Wisconsin against making cakes and selling them out of my home?


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leily Posted 12 Aug 2010 , 2:30am
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It would be best to start with your local health department or dept. of agriculture.

For some links check out the Business Forum here on CC there is a sticky at the top of the forums about states that license home bakeries. In the first post there is an attachment that should have some good starting info fo ryou.

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FEIwannabe Posted 12 Aug 2010 , 3:26am
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My Wilton instructor lives in Wisconsin. She ended up renting a kitchen space from another business and she outfitted it so that it met code. I'm pretty sure you have to have a 3-basin sink with a back flow preventer. I'm sure there are other things you have to comply with.
Your local building department may be able to help you too.

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KrumbsByKim Posted 12 Aug 2010 , 4:09pm
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You can check out the DATCP website for Wisconsin. They have the guidelines on there. I have a licensed kitchen out of our home in Waupaca. It has to be closed off or separate from the rest of the house.

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