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A California liquor license is a highly valuable asset. For most restaurants and convenience stores, securing a beer and wine or full liquor license is a vital part of the business model. Trying to compete in the food and beverage industry without a liquor license places a business at a serious disadvantage right from the start.
There are a few ways that you can get a California liquor license. You can:
- try to find a license on your own using the information provided by the state liquor board,
- try to win a California liquor license each September by applying for the Priority Drawing (also known as the Lottery), or
- use a firm like ours to help find you a California liquor license (we handle all other states, too).
Option one is time consuming and requires that you handle opening an escrow with a reputable escrow company that is familiar with ABC license procedures. Option two requires that you wait until September, submit your application and state filing fee, and that you get lucky in the drawing. Option three, for most people, is the best way to go. As the agent, we find you a clean California liquor license, get your escrow open with a third-party escrow company that knows all the ins-and-outs of the ABC, and, if you choose, we prepare and file your state paperwork. In other words, we do all the heavy lifting for you!