FoodService Resource Associates, LLC

Georgia

We Provide a wide spectrum of Valuable Resources for the FoodService Operator.  You can find pertinent information and resources for Government Rules & Regulations, Commercial Services, Restaurant Equipment, Web Development, Educational Research, Health & Safety, Financial Services, Service Agents, Demographic Information, Restaurant Operation, and Trade Associations.

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Education & Research
Health & Safety
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Commercial Real Estate-Brokers, Contractors, & Designers
Food Service Industry Resources
Service Agent & Repair

3520 Piedmont Road
Suite 130
Atlanta, GA 30305

404-467-9000 (P)

404-467-2206 (F)

info@garestaurants.org

Pre-Opening Checklist

A comprehensive checklist that that covers many aspects of the pre-opening process.  Available in PDF Format.

GEORGIA SECRETARY OF STATE- First Stop Business Information Center

State of Georgia Business & Personal Tax Forms

BizFilings is an online provider of incorporations and other products for small businesses, such as business licenses and Federal Tax ID obtainment. Visit (http://www.BizFilings.com) or call 800-981-7183. USE PROMO CODE A-1813

Environmental Health - Food Service
http://health.state.ga.us/programs/envservices/foodservice.asp

State of Georgia FoodService Rules & Regulations 290-5-14

Georgia State Code for FoodService Establishments

Design, Installation and Construction Manual

Changes in Rules and Regulations Food Service Chapter 290-5-14.pdf

Interpretation Manual for Food Code 290-5-14

Georgia Food Code FAQ's

Caterers

Food Trucks

Street Carts

Kiosks

Catering, Street Food and Mobile Food Vending
How To Start a Food Truck Business

Pre-Opening Checklist- FREE!!

A comprehensive checklist that that covers many aspects of the pre-opening process.  Available in PDF Format.

Start-up Tools & Templates - Start-up Business Plan Template, sample P&L, Cash Flow Analysis, Break Even Analysis spreadsheet and more.

Smallwares Requirements - FREE!!

A complete list of supplies needed to open a 100 seat restaurant.  If your restaurant has 75 seats, multiply the quantity listed by .75.  If your restaurant has 175 seats, multiply quantity listed by 1.75. (Available In Pdf and Excel Formats.)

Alcoholic Beverage License Forms & Permit Applications

State Alcohol License Forms, Alcohol Server Permits, Occupational Tax Stamp - Federal Tax on Retail Dealers, State of Georgia Alcohol & Tobacco Division, Alcoholic Beverage Notices and Warning Posters.

Georgia Alcohol and Tobacco Rules, Regulations, and Laws

Download Fingerprint Cards (FD-258) Here

Attach a certified plat of the proposed premises, prepared by a registered Georgia Land Surveyor, showing the location of all improvements and the distance from any church, school, alcoholic treatment facility, County park or playground, measured as required by the Alcohol Beverage Control Ordinance.

The requirement for the choking poster is found in another set of regulations from the Office of the Secretary of State: O.C.G.A. 26-2-374 (a) which states, "The Department of Human Resources shall print and distribute notices to every food service establishment in this state explaining the proper procedures to be taken to assist or aid persons who are choking. The notices shall contain such information as is found appropriate or necessary by the department and shall be posted and maintained by the food service establishment in a conspicuous place or places on the premises as required by the Department."

First Aid for Choking - Poster PDF

DHR Food Code Revisions (Overview) PDF

Food Service Rules Brochure PDF

Food Service Inspection Form PDF

Food Service Inspection Form - Addendum 1 PDF

Food Service Inspection Form - Addendum 2 PDF

Accredited Certification Programs PDF

Department of Human Resources e-mail: gdphinfo@dhr.state.ga.us

Design, Installation and Construction Manual

State Restaurant Inspection Scores

Fats, Oils, and Grease Initiative

In 2004, a new Georgia law was enacted that regulates the grease hauling and processing industry.  The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has created new rules relating to this law, click here for more information.

Grease Trap Pumping and Rendering F.O.G.
Grease Trap Rules, Regulations, Sales, and Service

Catering Street Food and Mobile Food Vending

If you are starting (or want to start) a Food Truck business in Georgia, these are the State Rules and Regulations that you need to know.
State of Georgia Regulations that Govern Mobile FoodService Operations

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Georgia Department of Agriculture

The Georgia Department of Agriculture administers a variety of programs which all have a primary goal - to maintain the state's viable farm industry and protect the consuming public.

http://agr.georgia.gov/

Food Safety Brochure

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 ENGLISH (140KB)

 SPANISH (144KB)

Corporations PartnershipsLimited Liability Companies Alcohol Licensing & Compliance Joint Ventures Franchise Formation  ● LitigationEmployment LawDispute Resolution

Vital Products &  Services for the Restaurant Operator

Food Service Equipment and Supply Authorized Dealers. Point of Sale Systems, Time Clocks, Advertising, Staffing Services, HVAC, Electricians, Plumbers, Cleaning Services, Waste Disposal, Phone Systems, Grease Trap Services.

Pre-Opening Checklist- FREE!!

A comprehensive checklist that that covers many aspects of the pre-opening process.  Available in PDF Format.

Start-up Tools & Templates - Start-up Business Plan Template, sample P&L, Cash Flow Analysis, Break Even Analysis spreadsheet and more.

Smallwares Requirements - FREE!!

A complete list of supplies needed to open a 100 seat restaurant.  If your restaurant has 75 seats, multiply the quantity listed by .75.  If your restaurant has 175 seats, multiply quantity listed by 1.75. (Available In Pdf and Excel Formats.)

We believe restaurant and small business owners deserve flexible financing options! That's why we are your best source for unsecured working capital up to $1,000,000 per location.
Restaurant owners call us first because we are not a cash advance or factoring company. We have nothing to do with your credit card transactions. The loan you receive is tax deductible resulting in lower overall cost of funds. The payments you make are fixed and will not change during the term of the loan – as your revenue grows you keep more of it.
Property/Casualty
Workers Comp
Liquor Bonds
Liability

Georgia Department of Labor

Georgia Department of Labor Employer Handbook.pdf

Georgia Department of Labor First Report of Injury.pdf

Required Workplace Posters

(Electronic Forms and Publications Website)

To print, click on the printer icon within the Acrobat Reader. Do not use the browser's print feature.

DOL-154 (8.5x14) or DOL-154 (8.5x11) Employer Vacation
DOL-810 (11x14) or DOL-810 (8.5x11) Unemployment Insurance for Employees
DOL-4107 (8.5x11) Equal Pay for Equal Work Act
Spanish Language Versions
DOL-154 (8.5x14) or DOL-154 (8.5x11) Employer Vacation
DOL-810 (8.5x11) Unemployment Insurance for Employees
DOL-4107 (8.5x11) Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

Georgia Workers' Compensation Law only requires the Panel and Bill of Rights.

The documents can be obtained from this Website, or They can also be obtained by calling: 404-656-3131

State Board of Workers' Compensation
270 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-1299

Telephone: 404-562-6800

 

Georgia Department of Labor requires the following posters: (Downloadable Posters are listed above, in English and Spanish)

Employer Vacation (DOL-154)
Unemployment Insurance for Employees (DOL-810)
Equal Pay for equal Work Act (DOL-4107)

EEOC - Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law:

The above posters are required in addition to the posters requires by the Federal Government.

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Frequently Called Numbers

   

Agency

   

Publication(s)

   

Phone

EEOC Atlanta Office    Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW    404-562-6800
US DOL Wage & Hour    Family and Medical Leave Act    404-562-2201
US DOL Wage & Hour    Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act    404-562-2201
US DOL Wage & Hour    Minimum Wage    404-562-2201
US DOL Wage & Hour    Polygraph Protection Act    404-562-2201
Occupational Safety and Health Admin (OSHA)    Occupational Safety and Health    404-562-2300
State Board of Workers' Compensation    Workers' Compensation Official Notice Poster (2)    404-656-3875

Georgia Department of Transportation

Traffic counts and transportation data

Office of Transportation Data

http://www.cviog.uga.edu/Projects/gainfo/gamaps.htm

http://www.easidemographics.com/

Traffic Count I-Map Application

The Georgia DOT Count Station Mapping Application
allows for the matching of a count station number and traffic count to a roadway location. This application may be used by itself, in lieu of the traffic counts, by selecting a desired county or roadway location. The mapping application will then yield count station numbers with companion traffic count information.


Georgia Counties

Appling

Baldwin

Banks

Barrow

Bartow

Ben Hill

Bibb

Bleckley

Brantley

Brooks

Bryan

Bulloch

Burke

Butts

Camden

Carroll

Catoosa

Chatham

Cherokee

Clarke

Clayton

Cobb

Columbia

Coweta

Crawford

Dawson

DeKalb

Dougherty

Douglas

Early

Effingham

Fayette

Floyd

Forsyth

Fulton

Glynn

Gordon

Gwinnett

Habersham

Hall

Haralson

Hart

Henry

Houston

Jackson

Jones

Laurens

Lee

Liberty

Lincoln

Lowndes

Lumpkin

Madison

Mitchell

Monroe

Morgan

Newton

Oconee

Oglethorpe

Paulding

Peach

Pickens

Pike

Polk

Putnam

Richmond

Rockdale

Spalding

Sumter

Tattnall

Thomas

Tift

Troup

Twiggs

Union

Walker

Walton

Ware

Wayne

White

Whitfield

Georgia Cities

Acworth

Albany

Alpharetta

Americus

Athens

Atlanta

Auburn

Augusta

Austell

Avondale Estates

Bainbridge

Barnesville

Baxley

Berkeley Lake

Bloomingdale

Bowdon

Braselton

Bremen

Brunswick

Buford

Calhoun

Camilla

Canton

Carrollton

Cartersville

Chamblee

Clarkston

College Park

Columbus

Commerce

Conyers

Cordele

Covington

Cumming

Dacula

Dahlonega

Dalton

Dawsonville

Decatur

Doraville

Douglasville

Dublin

Duluth

Dunwoody

East Point

Elberton

Ellijay

Euharlee

Fairburn

Fayetteville

Forest Park

Flowery Branch

Gainesville

Griffin

Hahira

Hapeville

Hinesville

Holly Springs

Hoschton

Jonesboro

Kennesaw

Kingsland

Lagrange

Lawrenceville

Lilburn

Lithonia

Locust Grove

Loganville

Macon

Madison

Manchester

Marietta

Milton

Monroe

Montezuma

Morrow

Moultrie

Mountain Park

Newnan

Norcross

Peachtree

Pearson

Perry

Pooler

Powder Springs

Richmond Hill

Ringgold

Riverdale

Rome

Roswell

Sandersville

Sandy Springs

Savannah

Senoia

Smyrna

Snellville

Social Circle

Springfield

Statesboro

Stockbridge

Stone Mountain

Sugar Hill

Suwanee

Swainsboro

Thomasville

Tifton

Toccoa

Tybee Island

Tyrone

Union City

Valdosta

Vidalia

Vienna

Villa Rica

Warner Robins

Waycross

Waynesboro

Willacoochee

Winterville

Woodstock

Health Departments

Chatham County

Cherokee County

Cobb County

Dawson County

DeKalb County

Douglas County

Fayette County

Forsyth County

Fulton County

Gwinnett County

Hall County

Henry County

Spalding County

State Restaurant Inspection Scores

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Georgia Organics is a member supported non-profit organization working to integrate healthy, sustainable and locally grown food into the lives of all Georgians.

Local Foods
Sustainable Farms
Healthy People

Georgia department of human resources,DHR,Georgia Department of Public Health,Environmental Health

Division of Public Health
Two Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3186
Phone: (404) 657-2700
Public Health Questions
: gdphinfo@dhr.state.ga.us
Website:  http://health.state.ga.us/

Green Business Resources in Georgia

Learn how to lower energy costs and protect the environment.

Financial Incentives for Renewables and Energy Efficiency

Rules and Laws

Green City: Atlanta

Fundamentals of Responsible Alcohol Service Risk Management is crucial to the success of every restaurant and food service operation.

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Postec

Point of Sale Systems & Supplies

Today's Restaurant News

A Leading FoodService Industry Newspaper

M-Pass Waste Management

    Waste Disposal & Recycling

Heartland Payment Services

Credit Card Processing & Merchant Services

Georgia Restaurant Association

State & National Industry Representative

Apex Environmental

Grease Trap Disposal

Hoff Hospitality

Hospitality Law

The Shumacher Group

Commercial Real Estate Broker

Gas South

Natural Gas Provider

PrimePay

Payroll, Payroll Tax, Benefit Packages

Southern Grease Recyclers

Turn your used Fry Oil into Eco-Friendly Fuel

Prestige Valet

Parking Management Company

Today's Restaurant News

The FoodService Industry Newspaper

Southern Insurance Advisors
Liability ● Workers Comp ● Liquor Bonds
 

Survey Land Express

Liquor License Surveyors

 Carr Riggs & Ingram
CPA's & Startup Business Advisors 

Restaurant Startup & Growth Magazine

Leading Restaurant Startup Magazine

Restaurant Equipment Supplier

Restaurant Equipment Supplies Drawings & Installation

HoodPro, Inc.

Exhaust Hood Cleaning Maintenance

Ackerman Security
Security & Fire Alarms CCTV

Goliath Consulting Group

Restaurant Operations Experts

Comcast Business Class
TV * Internet * Voice * Data

Contract Design Concepts

Layout Design Architectural Drawings

ARF Financial

Business Loans and Lines of Credit

Southern Insurance Advisors
Liability Insurance ● Workers Comp ● Liquor Bonds

Urban Enterprises
Marketing & Promotions

 Sign-A-Rama - Duluth

Signage ● Vehicle Wraps ● Permitting

 CB Summer Construction
Construction ● Retro Fits ● ReModeling

 Ecolab - Pest Elimination
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Waste Management & Recycling

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