Business insurance can help keep your doors open despite an injury, kitchen fire, or lawsuit. Insureon helps food and beverage businesses find the policies that match your unique risks.
A BOP bundles commercial property insurance and general liability insurance in one plan. It’s often the most cost-effective type of business insurance for bars and restaurants.
Most states require workers' comp for restaurants and bars that have employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that health insurance might deny.
This policy covers the most common food and beverage business risks, including customer injury, personal property damage, and advertising injuries. It’s required for most commercial leases.
This policy covers legal costs and property damage in an accident involving your business vehicle. It also covers vehicle theft and vandalism.
This policy covers legal fees, settlements, and medical costs if your restaurant or bar serves alcohol to someone who then harms others or damages property.
This policy, also called cyber liability insurance, helps restaurants and other food service businesses recover from cyberattacks and data breaches. It's recommended for any business that stores customer information.
Our application will ask you for your annual revenue and payroll, among other details. You can buy a policy online and get a certificate of insurance that verifies your insurance coverage with Insureon in three easy steps:
Insureon's licensed insurance agents work with top-rated U.S. providers to find the right insurance plan for your food business, whether you’re a one-person cake maker or catering company with multiple employees.
Business interruption insurance, sometimes called business income insurance, can cover costs if your business is forced to close temporarily due to a catastrophic event, such as a fire. This policy can help cover your day-to-day operating expenses and lost revenue, and even relocation if it's necessary.
Additionally, extra expense coverage, can provide additional funds to help your business while recovering from a major disruption. Extra expense insurance would help pay for costs such as:
Simply put, yes. If you sell, make, or distribute products, you likely need product liability insurance. Any business in the supply chain, from manufacturers to wholesalers to restaurants, could be blamed if a product causes harm, and there are few limitations on who can file a product liability lawsuit.
This policy protects against claims related to:
General liability insurance can protect food and beverage businesses from several liability risks, including a customer slipping and falling on a wet floor in your establishment or getting food poisoning from consuming undercooked or spoiled food.
While a general liability policy will protect your company from food poisoning claims, it won't cover spoiled perishable goods. If your business handles perishable goods that must maintain a specific temperature, food contamination and spoilage insurance will help cover losses if your refrigeration equipment unexpectedly breaks or is interrupted by a power outage.
This type of coverage can be added to your commercial property coverage or business owner's policy. To find out if this endorsement is right for your business, speak with a licensed Insureon insurance agent.
There are several additional types of insurance policies beverage and food businesses should consider including in their risk management plan, whether you run a single business location or multi-location franchise:
Employee dishonesty coverage, a type of fidelity bond, which protects your clients from various financial losses caused by dishonest employees, such as stolen property, credit card fraud, and forgery.
Equipment breakdown coverage protects your company's computers, electrical systems, production machinery and other equipment from sudden and accidental malfunctions that commercial property insurance typically excludes.
Electronic data processing (EDP) insurance covers you electronic data processing equipment, such as data storage devices, backup systems, and software, against data loss during a power surge, natural disasters, or similar incidents.
Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) safeguards your business from lawsuits over employment-related issues, such as an employee claiming their civil rights were violated or they were unable to complete their work in a fair environment.
Hired and non-owned auto (HNOA) insurance provides auto liability coverage for accidents involving personal, leased, or rented vehicles used by your business and its employees.