K.C. Kye, owner of K-Mama Sauce

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Hennepin County Food, Beverage, and Lodging Inspections


Hennepin County Environmental Health Services provides food, beverage, and lodging inspections as well as informational resources for those programs.  With the exception of places in the cities of Minneapolis, Bloomington, Edina, Richfield, Minnetonka, Wayzata and Brooklyn Park.  For information in those cities please contact them directly.


  • Hennepin County
  • Government Resources
  • Business & Strategic Planning
  • Restaurant sector
  • Early growth businesses (1-9 employees)
  • Second stage businesses (10+ employees)

Why is this service free?

To make it easier for businesses to find the right resources in one place, Elevate HennepinSM lists free resources funded by trusted partners, including The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the City of Minneapolis, and other Hennepin County cities and partners.

Languages spoken

  • English