This U.S. industry comprises establishments, known as cafeterias, primarily engaged in preparing and serving meals for immediate consumption using cafeteria-style serving equipment, such as steam tables, a refrigerated area, and self-service nonalcoholic beverage dispensing equipment. Patrons select from food and drink items on display in a continuous cafeteria line.
Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
|No change 1997 to 2002||2002 NAICS to 1987 SIC||1997Economic Census||Bridge Between 1997 NAICS and SIC|
|Corresponding Index Entries|
|722212||722212||5812||Buffet eating places|