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BEVERAGE PREPARATION SHOPS — not bars or taverns


This classification contemplates firms that prepare and serve beverages such as coffee; coffee based beverages such as mochas, cappuccinos, lattes, and espressos; tea and tea-based beverages; or juice drinks such as juice blends, smoothies, and lemonade for consumption by walk-in trade on or away from the premises. This classification includes the incidental sale of muffins, pastries and other baked goods.

This classification shall apply to each separate location at which the sale of prepared non-alcoholic beverages for consumption on or away from the premises equals or exceeds 50% of the gross receipts.

Beverage preparation shops that pour and serve alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises or prepare and serve hot food for consumption on or away from the premises shall be assigned to Classification 9079(1), Restaurants or Taverns.

The bottling or canning of beverages or the manufacture of concentrates shall be separately rated.

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