Holiday parties are a great way to build revenue at the end of the year. However, potential liabilities can yield devastating results. The biggest concern is over-consumption of alcohol by minors. Michele Stumpe gives some tips to help protect restaurant owners in her article, “Holiday Parties: Best Practices for Hosting Special Events at Your Restaurant This Season”, published by Modern Restaurant Management.
These tips include protecting yourself from third-party liability, preventing disaster at your own company party, and insight on other ways you could be held liable as a restaurant owner.