About Food Demonstrators

Food Demonstrator means any person who engages in the business or practice of offering or serving, without charge to the consumer, unpackaged bulk food to the public for the purpose of publicizing, advertising, or promoting the sale of food, food products or food equipment. (Los Angeles County Code, Title 8, Section 8.04.140)

Food Demonstrators are under the jurisdiction of the Specialized Food Services Program and operate from a fixed location at a licensed food establishment only.

Area We Serve

Public Health is responsible for enforcing the California Retail Food Code in all of Los Angeles County except for those located in the cities of Long Beach, Pasadena and Vernon. Those cities have their own health departments that enforce the Code within their jurisdiction.

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Report a Problem

If you encounter a problem at a specialized retail food services-related facility, or to report any public health issues, call the Environmental Health Division of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Customer Call Center at (888) 700-9995. Telephone agents are available on Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, or File a Complaint Online.

Public Health will not ask you about your immigration status and you can file a report without giving your name.

For help with other employment issues, such as fair wages, breaks, and more, contact the California Labor Commissioner at 320 W. 4th Street, Suite 450, Los Angeles 90013 or call (213) 620-6330. You will not be asked about your immigration status and interpreters are available to help you.

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