Austin, TX (KWTX data) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he has canceled a rule prohibiting restaurants and bars with mixed beverage permit from the sale of mixed drinks to go.
The Commission Texas alcoholic beverage (tabc address) announced on Saturday it is working to inform the holders of the permissions on the new initiative, then, to assist and “help restaurants and bars with permanent premises catering to maintain revenue streams.”
To address the tabc said the new law exemption allows restaurants and some bars with mixed drinks will allow you to sell mixed drinks to go and for delivery. Under the waiver, these businesses may sell beverages containing alcoholic drinks, mixed and seal of the enterprise.
Earlier, the mixed drinks were prohibited in accordance with code of alcoholic drinks.
“To work during the pandemic proved an incredible challenge for all segments of the alcohol industry,” address tabc Executive Director of Bentley nettles said.
“Opening the possibility for these businesses to sell mixed drinks to go, will help to ease the burden for many struggling companies.”
To qualify for delivery and pick up more wavy, “business must have a mixed beverage permit and have a permanent catering on site. Alcohol orders must also be accompanied by a food order and follow all other requirements in the notice address tabc industry.
To address tabc requires that “before departure in mixed alcoholic drinks or drinks to take away, it should be in a closed or airtight container. If a cover or lid on the top of the container has any holes, allowing you to consume drinks with a lid are damaged, it will be illegal for an open container”.
Agents address tabc will continue their efforts to ensure that enterprises in accordance with the decrees of the Governor, including restrictions on the packages of alcoholic beverages. Meanwhile, the entrepreneurs with questions about the new guidance are encouraged to contact the local tabc address or check the coronavirus to the Agency, page in www.tabc.texas.gov/coronavirus.
For more detailed information on the response of the state to COVID-19, as well as efforts to re-open economy, visit open.texas.gov.
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