Public Hearing and order for a new food service/victualer's license for Hugs Italian Restaurant.
ACTION: Council action is anticipated.
Beth McKenney proprietor of Hugs Italian Restaurant Carrabassett Valley is requesting approval for a new restaurant. Hugs Italian Restaurant will be located at 204 US Route 1, formerly known as Johnny's Bistro & Bar .
Chapter 8, Article IV of the Code Of Ordinances explains Food Service Establishments and municipal licensing requirements. A food service establishment definition according to the code: "Shall mean any permanent, temporary or mobile establishment where food or drink is prepared, served, kept or stored for consumption
on or off the premises within the town, including but not limited to such establishments as a restaurant, caterer, buffet, lunchroom, grill room, lunch counter, tavern, dining room of a hotel or motel, coffee shop, cafeteria, sandwich shop, soda fountain, in plant feeding establishments, feeding establishments in private clubs, church feeding facilities, school feeding facilities, institutional feeding establishments, tearooms, theater refreshments stand, grocery store, meat market, retail bakery store, dairy produce store, delicatessen or any establishment where food is prepared, served, kept or stored for retail sale. Section 8-153 addresses licensing requirements: "It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a food service establishment within the town who does not possess a license granted by the Town Council and issued by the Town Clerk."