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Rule 4301:1-1-58 | Exceptions to giving away food.


The provisions of division (C) of section 4301.21 of the Revised Code, prohibiting the seller of alcoholic beverages from giving away food of any kind in connection with the sale of alcoholic beverages, shall not be interpreted to prohibit the liquor permit holder from providing hot or cold snacks of any type, including pretzels, hors d'oeuvres, roasted nuts, popcorn, or similar morsels, when served in open dish or receptacle placed at a location within the premises where the consumer may serve themselves, or placed on the tables at which such alcoholic beverages are being consumed.

Last updated May 30, 2023 at 11:43 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4301.03
Amplifies: 4301.03, 4301.21
Five Year Review Date: 7/15/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 7/5/1950, 9/20/1984, 8/8/2005