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North American Industry Classification (NAICS) 2002

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Classification

 
722 Food Services and Drinking Places 
  The subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in preparing meals, snacks and beverages, to customer order, for immediate consumption on and off the premises. This subsector does not include food service activities that occur within establishments such as hotels, civic and social associations, amusement and recreation parks, and theatres. However, leased food-service locations in facilities such as hotels, shopping malls, airports and department stores are included. The industry groups within this subsector reflect the level and type of service provided.
  Exclusion(s): Establishments primarily engaged in:
  preparing and/or delivering food for the needy (62421, Community Food Services)
 
7221 Full-Service Restaurants 
  This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services to patrons who order and are served while seated and pay after eating. These establishments may sell alcoholic beverages, provide take-out services, operate a bar or present live entertainment, in addition to serving food and beverages.
 
72211 Full-Service Restaurants 
  This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services to patrons who order and are served while seated and pay after eating. These establishments may sell alcoholic beverages, provide take-out services, operate a bar or present live entertainment, in addition to serving food and beverages.
  Exclusion(s):
  food service establishments in which patrons order at a counter and pay before eating (72221, Limited-Service Eating Places)
  bars, taverns, pubs and night clubs (72241, Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages))


and establishments primarily engaged in:
  producing and presenting live theatrical productions and providing food and beverages for consumption on the premises (71111, Theatre Companies and Dinner Theatres)
 
722110 Full-Service Restaurants US
  This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services to patrons who order and are served while seated and pay after eating. These establishments may sell alcoholic beverages, provide take-out services, operate a bar or present live entertainment, in addition to serving food and beverages.
  Example Activities
 
7222 Limited-Service Eating Places 
  This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing foodservices to patrons who order or select items at a counter, food bar or cafeteria line (or order by telephone) and pay before eating. Food and drink are picked up for consumption on the premises or for take-out, or delivered to the customer's location. These establishments may offer a variety of food items or they may offer specialty snacks or non-alcoholic beverages.
 
72221 Limited-Service Eating Places 
  This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing foodservices to patrons who order or select items at a counter, food bar or cafeteria line (or order by telephone) and pay before eating. Food and drink are picked up for consumption on the premises or for take-out, or delivered to the customer's location. These establishments may offer a variety of food items or they may offer specialty snacks or non-alcoholic beverages.
  Exclusion(s):
  food service establishments in which patrons order while seated and pay after eating, whether or not take-out services are provided (72211, Full-Service Restaurants)
  food service establishments engaged in preparing and serving meals and snacks from motorized vehicles or non-motorized carts (72233, Mobile Food Services)
 
722210 Limited-Service Eating Places CAN
  This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing foodservices to patrons who order or select items at a counter, food bar or cafeteria line (or order by telephone) and pay before eating. Food and drink are picked up for consumption on the premises or for take-out, or delivered to the customer's location. These establishments may offer a variety of food items or they may offer specialty snacks or non-alcoholic beverages.
  Example Activities
 
7223 Special Food Services 
  This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services at the customer's location, at a location designated by the customer, or from a motorized vehicle or non-motorized cart.
 
72231 Food Service Contractors 
  This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in supplying food services under contract for a specific period of time. Establishments providing food services to airlines, railways and institutions, as well as establishments that operate food concessions at sports and similar facilities, are included.
  Exclusion(s):
  food vending machine operators (45421, Vending Machine Operators)
  event caterers (72232, Caterers)
  mobile canteens (72233, Mobile Food Services)
 
722310 Food Service Contractors 
  This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in supplying food services under contract for a specific period of time. Establishments providing food services to airlines, railways and institutions, as well as establishments that operate food concessions at sports and similar facilities, are included.
  Example Activities
 
72232 Caterers 
  This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services for events, such as graduation parties, wedding receptions and trade shows. These establishments generally have equipment and vehicles to transport meals and snacks to events and to prepare food at the event site. Caterers who own or manage permanent facilities in which they provide event-based food services are also included.
  Exclusion(s): Establishments primarily engaged in:
  preparing and/or delivering food for the needy (62421, Community Food Services)
  industrial caterers (72231, Food Service Contractors)
 
722320 Caterers 
  This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services for events, such as graduation parties, wedding receptions and trade shows. These establishments generally have equipment and vehicles to transport meals and snacks to events and to prepare food at the event site. Caterers who own or manage permanent facilities in which they provide event-based food services are also included.
  Example Activities
 
72233 Mobile Food Services 
  This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in preparing and serving meals and snacks for immediate consumption from motorized vehicles or non-motorized carts.
  Exclusion(s): Establishments primarily engaged in:
  selling fruit, vegetables and other non-prepared food items from mobile equipment (45439, Other Direct Selling Establishments)
  selling a specialty snack, such as ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, popcorn or non-alcoholic beverages, from a permanent facility (72221, Limited-Service Eating Places)
 
722330 Mobile Food Services 
  This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in preparing and serving meals and snacks for immediate consumption from motorized vehicles or non-motorized carts.
  Example Activities
 
7224 Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 
  This industry group comprises establishments, known as bars, taverns or drinking places, primarily engaged in preparing and serving alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption. These establishments may also provide limited food services.
 
72241 Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 
  This industry comprises establishments, known as bars, taverns or drinking places, primarily engaged in preparing and serving alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption. These establishments may also provide limited food services.
  Exclusion(s):
  civic or social organizations that operate a bar for their members (81341, Civic and Social Organizations)
 
722410 Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) US
  This Canadian industry comprises establishments, known as bars, taverns or drinking places, primarily engaged in preparing and serving alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption. These establishments may also provide limited food services.
  Example Activities