18- 553 C.M.R. ch. 102, § 6

Every on-premise licensee required to sell food shall maintain a food inventory of $2.00 per seat and shall keep on hand dishes and utensils to serve the maximum seating capacity. Utensils and dishware may be paper or plastic. Every on-premise licensee will keep separate records of all food purchased and sold, and separate records of liquor purchased and sold. Soft drinks may not be included as food sales

A. All Class A restaurants must keep their kitchen open during all hours of operation for the service of full course meals. The kitchen must be staffed by a cook or other personnel in addition to wait staff personnel who provide alcoholic beverages.
B. Class A Lounges must offer food for sale during all times they are serving liquor. For purposes of this rule, the term "food" refers to cold or hot meals, including sandwiches, salads, and other forms of solid nourishment including, but not by way of limitation, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, pizzas, and other food items which customarily would appear on a well balanced menu. The term "food" specifically does not include prepackaged snack foods, such as popcorn, chips, or pretzels.


18- 553 C.M.R. ch. 102, § 6

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