Caterers & Catering Businesses

Caterers & Catering Businesses 2017-06-01T13:06:09+00:00

Food safety

Your business’s premises will, in all likelihood, need class 2 food registration.

Moving food from the main premises to an off-site premises requires an approved transport vehicle.

Liquor licensing

Reserving the right to sell alcohol at a off-site catered event can be a good source of revenue, not to mention a great selling point.

Your business will probably need a renewable limited liquor licence. If serving alcohol is a one-off, a temporary limited licence would be sufficient.

There are strict time limits for the Commission to consider a liquor licence application. Don’t leave it too late!

Thinking about operating from home?

It’s possible. Two big hurdles to jump through:

This will include preparing food at home to sell from a stall or food truck.

How Whites Legal can help

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