Set Up a Catering Company in Spain
Set Up a Catering Company in SpainUpdated on Wednesday 06th December 2017
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Catering companies provide the main ingredient for events in Spain. From weddings to corporate events or parties, these types of companies offer solutions tailored to the needs and tastes of their customers.
In order to set up a catering company in Spain, entrepreneurs will need to incorporate a type of legal entity, obtain the relevant licenses for operating in the food industry and find a suitable location to operate the business from.
One of our lawyers in Spain can help you throughout the company formation process and later, should you have any questions about any relevant Spanish laws.
The catering business in Spain
Catering companies prepare the food to needed for the event, regardless of its size and number of attendees. Successful catering businesses rely on high-quality foods, unique menus, and special packages to meet the needs of the clients.
Catering companies in Barcelona, Madrid and other Spanish cities provide services for weddings, corporate events or private parties. For some clients, catering companies may also provide private chef services.
All individuals who work in the food business need to obtain a food handler certificate. This is a special qualification that focuses mainly on food safety. Catering business owners, restaurant or bar owner who hire employees in Spain need to employ qualified individuals.
Catering companies in Spain that are not just involved in the transportation of the food products but also have in-house food storage and preparation need to comply with the safety and hygiene standards in the industry. For this purpose, the premises must satisfy a number of conditions regarding the location of the business.
One of our lawyers in Spain can give you complete information on how to apply for the relevant special permits and licenses as well as the ongoing laws for food safety.
Steps for opening a company in Spain
The private limited liability company in Spain is a suitable business form for a catering company. The incorporation process is a straightforward one and its main advantages is that the assets of the company remain separate from the ones of the founders.
All companies in Spain are subject to corporate income tax and compliance with the local employment laws, accounting and reporting requirements.
You can contact our law firm in Spain for complete legal services for opening a company in all of the main Spanish cities.