BRIEF INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESSES

STARS IN HOTELS AND FOOD AND BEVERAGES

  • In a single star hotel a breakfast lounge and snack bar service is required.
  • In a two star hotel a snack bar that serves alcoholic beverages is sufficient.
  • In a three star hotel restaurant requirements begin.
  • In a four star hotel the restaurant must be organized as first class.
  • In five star hotels there must be a lounge with at least one restaurant and an “American Bar” in addition to the first class restaurant.

CLASSIFICATION OF RESTAURANTS

THE FEATURES EXPECTED FROM THIRD CLASS RESTAURANTS:

  • Functionality and materials according to class with harmonious décor and lighting.
  • A supplies storage in accordance with the facility capacity.
  • A cold storage that has an alarm and can be opened from the inside.
  • Cooking equipment as needed.
  • Sufficient preparation areas suitable for the type of dinners that will be held at the facility.
  • Washing, drying and stacking areas, shelves, cabinets and a dishwasher appropriate for the service capacity.
  • A well organized dinner lounge.
  • The necessary precautions for first aid, fire and work safety.

THE FEATURES EXPECTED FROM SECOND CLASS RESTAURANTS:
In addition to those in third class restaurants;

  • At least a 50 person indoor dinner room capacity
  • A kitchen space larger than 25% of the dinner room
  • An entry hall, telephone service and management room
  • If the dinner hall and service units are on separate floors, a service stairway or lift
  • A separate service entry
  • Separate toilets for men and women, changing room for personnel, sink, shower and toilet
  • An office between the dinner room and the kitchen service

THE FEATURES EXPECTED FROM FIRST CLASS RESTAURANTS:
In addition to those in a third and second class restaurant;

  • A dinner room for at least 100 people plus a 50 person private dinner room that is directly connected to the kitchen or has a service kitchen and a cocktail lounge
  • A kitchen area of at least 50 meters square
  • Ventilation and air conditioning system
  • An oven and range in the kitchen
  • Apparatus to keep food and plates hot
  • Places to prepare desserts and cakes
  • Music broadcast, a coat check counter