Restaurant Entities: Do You Want an LLC or an S-Corporation for Your Eatery?

Limited Liability Corporations (LLC) are so similar to sub-corporations that it can make choosing one or the other confusing. Often, New York State attorneys get asked the question, “Which one’s right for me?” While you should always speak with a lawyer as you go through the process of setting up your restaurant, knowing the basics … Read more

Foodstock 5 Right Around the Corner!

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit – and devastated – Louisiana. The impact reached far beyond the state’s borders, encouraging people across the world to help with relief efforts. Through the company I co-own with Ryan Michael, Turning Point Entertainment, we planned the Rock to Rebuild charity concert. Thankfully, businesses and individuals willingly dedicated their time … Read more

The Liquor Authority Mapping Project (LAMP)

The New York State Liquor Authority has a new Geographic Information System called LAMP. (Liquor Authority Mapping Project) LAMP was launched in February of 2012. What kind of information does LAMP provide? The adjudicated disciplinary history of a particular establishment. Any schools or churches that are near to a licensed or a potentially licensed establishment. … Read more