How to Buy a California Liquor License

One of the hallmarks of major cities like New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, is the sheer diversity in the makeup of their population. Nowhere is this more evident than in the variety of international foods and cuisines found in their cultural neighborhoods. From push carts to fine dining, and from convenience stores to high-end specialty markets, America loves and celebrates its many food & beverages options. A common denominator of the most successful businesses is the sale of alcoholic beverages.

Is your American dream owning your own business?

Wine MerchantWhile opening a food & beverage business is highly attractive, what many people don’t understand—until they are actually doing it—is the level of complexity involved in starting one. And just as you would use a commercial real estate agent to find you the perfect spot or hire an architect to design your space, it’s prudent to hire a liquor-licensing firm to help you with your liquor licensing process. For 36 years, we have helped thousands of business owners navigate the often-murky waters of city and state alcohol requirements.

Keep in mind that the following steps are a general overview of the process. Because your project is unique, the order of these steps, their timing, and the existence of other possible requirements may vary from what we present here. Feel free to call us to discuss your project in more detail.

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