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NAICS Code 722511
Restaurants are classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) under two major classifications. They are 722511 and 722513.
NAICS Code: 722511 Full – Service Restaurants | NAICS Association.
Definition of NAICS Code 541213: This U.S. industry comprises establishments (except offices of CPAs) engaged in providing tax return preparation services without also providing accounting, bookkeeping, billing, or payroll processing services.
NAICS codes define establishments based on the activities in which they are primarily engaged. Therefore, when searching for contracting opportunities related to your product/service, it is imperative to have the correct NAICS code or you may miss the boat.
North American Industry Classification System
Limited Service Restaurants : Establishments whose patrons generally order or select items and pay before eating. Food and drink may be consumed on premises, taken out, or delivered to customers’ locations.
McDonalds industry classification belongs to the retail sector. As to the unions, McDonald’s refer to the quick delivery branch. It specializes in franchising which means that you can virtually buy a license and become an owner of one of its restaurants.
Industry sectors Primary sector of the economy (the raw materials industry) Secondary sector of the economy (manufacturing and construction) Tertiary sector of the economy (the “service industry”) Quaternary sector of the economy (information services) Quinary sector of the economy (human services)
So, ice cream parlors are classified under the same license as a “normal” restaurant , so the same rules apply to all. Just don’t call it an ice cream social.
The restaurant industry is composed of establishments that prepare and serve meals and beverages. This includes, but is not limited to, restaurants , cafeterias, caterers, cocktail lounges, diners, fast food places, mobile food services, and takeout or delivery businesses.
NAICS Code 722511