New York Liquor License & Restaurant Law
Our Firm provides assistance in Liquor License and Restaurant Law matters, to domestic and foreign companies seeking to establish a restaurant, a bar or a liquor store in the greater New York City area.
We boast expertise in a variety of matters associated with operating a food and beverage business in New York City and elsewhere. Over the years, we have developed key insight into licensing matters and navigating the associated bureaucracy. In fact, we regularly assist restaurants and bars in obtaining their food establishment license and their liquor license in NYC and elsewhere.
Filing a liquor license application with the New York State Liquor Authority is not a straightforward process, particularly for foreign clients. Our NYC liquor license attorneys advise on the numerous requirements and restrictions governing the liquor license process within the state of New York, from identifying all supportive documentation to preparing necessary paperwork for submission and successfully finalizing the application. In the event that an appearance before the local community board or the New York State Liquor Authority is required, we will advocate on your behalf before any and all relevant authorities.
Despite the challenges restaurant and bar owners face in obtaining valid licenses, the licensing process is not always a long and arduous journey. Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws, indeed, allow attorneys to “self-certify” liquor license applications, which can lead to a substantial shortening of the licensing process.
We regularly advise owners looking to buy or sell restaurants in the United States, and help them navigate the procedures, documentation, contracts, and various other technicalities, including but not limited to: drafting and negotiating asset purchase agreements, lease agreements and their assignment to secure the premises, and filing trademark applications to protect their brands.
Our team of Italian & International attorneys with offices in New York is committed to the provision of personalized, comprehensive, and cost-effective representation to those who require assistance with a wide range of restaurant law matters, including NYC liquor license proceedings.
If you require assistance with obtaining a food establishment license or a liquor license, or with transactional matters involving the restaurant industry (i.e., buying or selling food service businesses), we encourage you to contact Bardazzi Law to schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience. We look forward to guiding you towards a favorable result.