OLCC Case Profile: Aroma Restaurant’s License Suspended Permitting unlawful activity is a category III violation under Oregon law. The OLCC has determined that the provision of security services by an individual without DPSST certification constitutes unlawful activity under Oregon law. Aroma Restaurant was sanctioned for permitting unlawful activity of this nature. This case is interesting
OLCC Rulemaking: Spirits Tastings at Additional Locations for Oregon Distilleries Oregon House Bill 3435 amended ORS 471.230 to allow a distillery licensee to conduct tastings at its annually licensed premises as well as up to five other premises it owns or leases. The bill takes effect on January 1, 2014. The OLCC is in the
OLCC Initiates Rulemaking Regarding Licensing “Food Carts” The City of Portland sued the OLCC after it issued an annual liquor license to Cartlandia and the OLCC failed to move forward on rule making to imposed additional restrictions on the licensing of “food carts”. The OLCC has never licensed a “food cart” itself. Rather, the OLCC
If you have any pending licensing matters with the OLCC or anticipate needing to resolve any licensing issues later this month, you should keep in mind that much of the OLCC’s licensing group will be attending a week long intensive training during the week of November 18th-22nd. While this is good news for the OLCC
Mark your calendars. The OLCC published its 2014 meeting schedule today. The 2014 meetings are scheduled for the following dates: January 24, 2014* February 20-21, 2014 March 21, 2014* April 24-25, 2014 May 16, 2014* June 26-27, 2014 July 25, 2014* August 21-22, 2014 September 26, 2014*
I attended another great ORLA Chairman’s Getaway at Cannon Beach on Sunday November 3rd. The dinner was attended by many of the key drivers of the Oregon hospitality industry. Proceeds benefit the ORLAPAC and its ongoing efforts to promote and protect the foodservice, lodging, hospitality, and tourism industry in Oregon. For more inforation, click here.