Below are some important resources to check out before opening a restaurant:
- Check out Energy Star http://www.energystar.gov/ for the latest ratings on products.
- Commercial Restaurant Equipment Ratings – https://www.energystar.gov/products/commercial_food_service_equipment
- DSIRE – http://www.dsireusa.org/ is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the NC Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Need Information On The New Hampshire Health Codes?
For a Quick overview click on the following link for a “Food Service Establishment Floor Plan Review”
(this is a check list of things you need to do before you can open your restaurant)
- Check out: www.dhhs.state.nh.us
- Rooms & Meals Tax – www.revenue.nh.gov
- Liquor License – www.state.nh.us/liquor
- Business Name Registration – http://www.sos.nh.gov/corporate/tradenameleader.htm
- Labor Regulations – www.labor.state.nh.us
- Plumbing Board – www.state.nh.us/plumbing
- Bureau of Weights & Measures – www.agriculture.nh.gov
- Check out:http://www.gasnetworks.com/efficiency/applications.asp for more info.
- Check out: Public Service of NH – NH Saves for more info.
- Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network’s – http://www.wrencommunity.org/
- Try their website at: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/eng/
Try the following link for a: Maine Food Service License Application
Maine Codes & Publications: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/eng/el/publications.htm
- MORE GREEN – Maine Public Utilities Commission: http://www.efficiencymaine.com/
- Click on the following link for their Prescriptive-Cash-IncentivesMaine Innkeepers AssociationMaine Restaurant Association
Links to Other Related Web Sites :
Partnership for Food Safety Education’s Fight BAC! Campaign – http://www.fightbac.org/
U.S. Food and Drug Administration – http://www.fda.gov/default.htm
Food Safety Training – http://www.servsafe.com/
Electronic Wireless HAACP / Temperature Monitoring Systems – E Control Systems
Beacon Hill Funding
Phone – Call Robert J. Montgomery 1-888-853-1325 x 21
Website – http://www.beaconhillfunding.com/
Funding Available for Start Up Restaurants
Time Payment – Leasing
Website – www.timepayment.com/
Time Payment is willing to work with start up companies!
North Star Leasing
Phone – 1-802-862-6084
Website – www.northstarleasing.com