FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT

Section 14-1.20 - Definitions of food service establishment and caterer

FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT

14-1.20 Definitions of food service establishment and caterer.

(a) A food service establishment is a place where food is prepared and intended for individual portion service and includes the site at which the individual portions are provided, whether consumption occurs on or off the premises. The term excludes food processing establishments, retail food stores, private homes where food is prepared or served for family consumption, and food service operations where a distinct group mutually provides, prepares, serves and consumes the food such as a "covered-dish supper" limited to a congregation, club or fraternal organization.

(b) A caterer is a person who prepares, furnishes, or prepares and furnishes food intended for individual portion service at the premises of the consumer, whether such premises are temporary or permanent. A caterer is considered a food service establishment operator and is required to operate in conformance with this Subpart.

Effective Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 1978
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Section 14-1.21 - Definitions of food processing establishment and commissary

14-1.21 Definitions of food processing establishment and commissary.

(a) A food processing establishment is a commercial establishment operated under license, permit or with the approval of an appropriate regulatory authority, where food is manufactured or packaged for human consumption at another establishment or place.

(b) A commissary is a place where food is stored, processed or packaged and prepared in individual portions for service at a food service establishment. A commissary supplying vending machines, mobile food service establishments, or owned and operated by an owner operating the food service establishment exclusively served by the commissary, is to be operated under permit and in accordance with this Subpart.

Effective Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 1978
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Section 14-1.22 - Definition of person

14-1.22 Definition of person.

A person, as used in this Subpart, is an individual, firm, estate, partnership, company, corporation, trustee, association or any public or private entity.

Effective Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 1978
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Section 14-1.23 - Definition of law

14-1.23 Definition of law.

Law means and includes Federal, State and local statutes, ordinances and regulations.

Effective Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 1978
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Section 14-1.24 - Definition of frozen desserts

14-1.24 Definition of frozen desserts.

(a) "Frozen desserts" are ice cream, frozen custard, French ice cream, French custard ice cream, artificially sweetened ice cream, ice milk, artificially sweetened ice milk, fruit sherbet, non-fruit sherbet, water ices, non-fruit water ices, confection frozen without stirring, dairy confection frozen without stirring, manufactured dessert mix, frozen confection, melloream frozen dessert, parevine, frozen yogurt, freezer made shakes, freezer made milk shakes, dietary frozen dessert, whipped cream confection and bisque tortoni, as all such products are commonly known, together with any mix used in making such frozen desserts, and any products which are similar in appearance, odor or taste to such products, or are prepared or frozen as frozen desserts are customarily prepared and frozen, whether made with dairy products or non-dairy products. Any operation producing chips or flakes of ice made from water with or without additives, served to the customer with or without flavorings added by the operator or consumer, is included as a retail frozen dessert within this definition. This operation is commonly known as a slush operation.

(b) Retail frozen desserts are to be manufactured from ingredients and are to be identified in conformance with the applicable requirements of Part 39 of the rules and regulations of the State Department of Agriculture and Markets (1 NYCRR Part 39).

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 19, 1992
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Section 14-1.25 - Definition of adequate

14-1.25 Definition of adequate.

Adequate shall mean sufficient to accomplish the purposes for which something is intended, and to such a degree that no unreasonable risk to health or safety is presented. An item installed, maintained, designed and assembled, an activity conducted or act performed, in accordance with generally accepted standards, principles or practices applicable to a particular trade, business, occupation or profession, is adequate within the meaning of this Subpart.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 19, 1992
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