Here are the steps to buying a liquor license in the state of California:
1. Be over the age of 21
2. Own or lease the property that you want the license for
3. Aquire a zoning permit (CUP)
4. Have no history of alcohol dependence
5. Have no criminal records that would disqualify you from obtaining a license
Here is a link to the Alcohol Beverage Control website listing each type of license, but we can help you decipher which of the 99 you need.
We want your restaurant to be successful, and up and running as soon as possible. We can walk you through the licenses processes start to finish. This includes finding a seller or a buyer, and working out all the logistics. Our consultants are experts in the arena and work directly with the ABC to ensure everything goes smoothly.
Here is our list of general services. We will put together a specific contract for your company.
Yes, most restaurants and all bars need a license. We are here to help you find what you need. We will be the experts so you don't have to.
A license transfer can take 1-6 months. Here is the specific ABC timeline.
Each license type works differently. Fill out an inquiry here to answer your specific question, or go here for the ABC specifications.
We follow the guidelines of the ABC while creatively sourcing licenses that may no longer be in use. Here you can look up current licenses.
We know that it can be intimidating finding a broker to work with, we have put together 4 questions to ask any broker you interview, so you know they have your best interests in mind!