FoodService Resource Associates, LLC

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We Provide a wide spectrum of Valuable Resources for the FoodService Operator.  You can find pertinent information and resources for Government Rules & Regulations, Commercial Services, Restaurant Equipment, Web Development, Educational Research, Health & Safety, Financial Services, Service Agents, Demographic Information, Restaurant Operation, and Trade Associations.

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State of Georgia FoodService Rules & Regulations 290-5-14
Grease Trap Rules, Regulations, Sales, and Service

Utility Loan Program

Walton EMC - Prime PowerLoan Program

Incentive Type: Utility Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential


Hart EMC - EC Commercial Loan Program

Incentive Type: Utility Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Custom/Others pending approval
Applicable Sectors: Commercial
Terms: Determined by lending agency



Utility Rebate Program

Sawnee EMC - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Equipment Upgrades, Solar Film Window Tinting
Applicable Sectors: Commercial
Incentive Amount: Energy Star Office Equipment: 50% of cost
Programmable Thermostats: 50% of cost
Lighting: 50% of cost
Solar Film Window Tinting: 50% of cost
Equipment Upgrade: 50% of cost
Energy Management System: 50% of cost
Maximum Incentive: Energy Star Office Equipment: $100
Programmable Thermostats: $25 for each HVAC system
Lighting: $400
Solar Film Window Tinting: $150
Equipment Upgrade: $500
Energy Management System: $100
Expiration Date: 12/31/2008
Project Review/Certification: Members must have a pre-installation inspection by an Energy Service Representative

Clean Energy Tax Credit (Corporate)

The following form is now available for individuals/businesses to request preapproval to claim the clean energy property tax credit.


Information for Nonresidential Clean Energy Property
This section contains information about the Georgia Clean Energy Property Tax Credit for clean energy property installed for nonresidential purposes.

Select the appropriate clean energy technology for more information.

Clean Energy Tax Credit (Corporate)
Incentive Type: Corporate Tax Credit
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Daylighting
Applicable Sectors:: Commercial, Industrial, Multi-Family Residential, Agricultural
Amount: Renewable energy systems: 35%
Lighting retrofit projects: $0.60/square foot of the building
Energy-efficient products: $1.80/square foot of the building
Maximum Incentive: Solar hot water, Energy Star-certified geothermal heat pumps, lighting retrofit projects, energy-efficient products: $100,000
PV, solar thermal electric, active space heating, biomass, wind: $500,000
Carry over Provisions: Excess credit may be carried forward for five years from the close of the taxable year in which the installment of the clean energy property occurred.
Equipment/Installation Requirements:
Project Review/Certification:: Taxpayer must prove eligibility for credit and credit amount. Taxpayer must maintain adequate records and make system available for inspection.
HB 670
Tax Credit Form Form_IT-CEP-AP.pdf
Date Enacted:: 5/14/2008
Effective Date: 7/1/2008
Expiration Date: 12/31/2012

Vital Products &  Services for the Restaurant Operator

Food Service Equipment and Supply Authorized Dealers. Point of Sale Systems, Time Clocks, Advertising, Staffing Services, HVAC, Electricians, Plumbers, Cleaning Services, Waste Disposal, Phone Systems, Grease Trap Services.

Pre-Opening Checklist - FREE!!

A comprehensive checklist that that covers many aspects of the pre-opening process.  Available in PDF Format.

Start-up Tools & Templates - Start-up Business Plan Template, sample P&L, Cash Flow Analysis, Break Even Analysis spreadsheet and more.

Smallwares Requirements - FREE!!

A complete list of supplies needed to open a 100 seat restaurant.  If your restaurant has 75 seats, multiply the quantity listed by .75.  If your restaurant has 175 seats, multiply quantity listed by 1.75.


Section Links

State of Georgia Page
Professional Services
National Government Resources
Bar & Beverage Equipment
Restaurant Equipment
Financial Resources
Security Systems
Cleaning & Maintenance
Marketing & Public Relations
Human Resources
Restaurant Operation
Education & Research
Health & Safety
Web Development
Commercial Real Estate-Brokers, Contractors, & Designers
Restaurant Operation
Service Agent & Repair

3520 Piedmont Road
Suite 130
Atlanta, GA 30305

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404-467-2206 (F)

Pre-Opening Checklist

A comprehensive checklist that that covers many aspects of the pre-opening process.  Available in PDF Format.

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Heartland Payment Services

Credit Card Processing & Merchant Services

Georgia Restaurant Association

State & National Industry Representative

Apex Environmental

Grease Trap Disposal

Hoff Hospitality

Hospitality Law

The Shumacher Group

Commercial Real Estate Broker

Gas South

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Southern Grease Recyclers

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Prestige Valet

Parking Management Company

Today's Restaurant News

The FoodService Industry Newspaper

Survey Land Express

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CPA's & Startup Business Advisors 

Restaurant Startup & Growth Magazine

Leading Restaurant Startup Magazine

Restaurant Equipment Supplier

Restaurant Equipment Supplies Drawings & Installation

HoodPro, Inc.

Exhaust Hood Cleaning Maintenance

Comcast Business Class
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Contract Design Concepts

Layout Design Architectural Drawings

ARF Financial

Business Loans and Lines of Credit

Southern Insurance Associates
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