restaurant licenses and permits
Before you can open your restaurant, there are many administrative and legal requirements to fulfill. This process can be very overwhelming, as it involves numerous passages through different authorities and offices. We at METRO want to give you an extensive overview of everything you need to know and have, to be set for opening your restaurant.
What will be covered in this article
1. licenses and certificates required for your restaurant
First and foremost, there are several licenses and certificates you need to own and hold before you can open your restaurant to the public. Two requirements are always mandatory: a health certificate and a restaurant permit. Other requirements might be needed in certain situations, like building permits and an application for outside hospitality.
2. insurance for your restaurant
In order to avoid severe financial trouble and to safeguard your restaurant in the best way possible, it is crucial to obtain different types of insurance for your restaurant. We recommend a liability insurance for businesses, an inventory insurance and a legal protection insurance for businesses.
3. rules and regulations for your restaurant
Your restaurant needs to follow certain rules and regulations to avoid fines and bans. We at METRO want to introduce you the most important rules and regulations you need to adhere to if you want to open a restaurant in Germany.