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  • Donna Barnhart posted an update in the group New Mexico 3 years, 5 months ago

    well I would love to know where I fall into the cottage laws in NM. I basically will be a personal chef in my clients home/kitchen. I will cook and prepare all foods for the tea party in my clients home. I will bring all my own cooking and baking utensils. I will take a healthdept. food handling class and register my business name with nm tax and rev. What do you think and what do i need to do? Thanks Dn

    • Since it doesn’t happen in your own home, and you’re cooking specifically for someone else, that doesn’t relate to cottage food laws. You would be working with the health dept to get licensed as a personal chef, I think. Beyond that, I don’t know much about the requirements for becoming a personal chef.