Food trucks are a great way for breweries to get more patrons to their tasting room. Patrons that are able to eat at your tasting room will likely stay longer, bring more people with them and drink another beer or two. It is a win-win for the breweries and food trucks. But have you considered the additional liability you may be taking on and how to protect yourself?
When you allow a food truck onto your property or give them the express permission to patronize on the public street outside your brewery, you are taking on what is called Vicarious Liability. This means that based on your permission and implicit recommendation to your clientele to eat at these food trucks, you can also be liable for damages they cause. Food poisoning, an auto accident, a slip and fall from oil spilled from their vehicle are possible examples.Read More