NAICS 722

What is the NAICS code 722?

The NAICS code 722 is applied to those industries related to Food Services and Drinking Places.

Industries in the Food Services and Drinking Places subsector prepare meals, snacks, and beverages to customer order for immediate on-premises and off-premises consumption. There is a wide range of establishments in these industries. Some provide food and drink only, while others provide various combinations of seating space, waiter/waitress services, and incidental amenities, such as limited entertainment. The industries in the subsector are grouped based on the type and level of services provided. The industry groups are Special Food Services, such as food service contractors, caterers, and mobile food services; Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages); and Restaurants and Other Eating Places.Food and beverage services at hotels and motels, amusement parks, theaters, casinos, country clubs, similar recreational facilities, and civic and social organizations are included in this subsector only if these services are provided by a separate establishment primarily engaged in providing food and beverage services. Excluded from this subsector are establishments operating dinner cruises. These establishments are classified in Subsector 487, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, because they utilize transportation equipment to provide scenic recreational entertainment.

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 722 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 722

NAFTA

This NAICS code is used in the trilateral agreement of the three members of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

There are no cross-reference for the NAICS industry 722.

Related activities

There is no Alternate NAICS Descriptions for the Food Services and Drinking Places industry (NAICS Code 722).

    NAICS 722

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