NAICS 5 Digit Industry 72232

Industry 72232

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 72232 – Caterers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 72232: See industry description for NAICS 722320 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 722320: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing single event-based food services. These establishments generally have equipment and vehicles to transport meals and snacks to events and/or prepare food at an off-premise site. Banquet halls with catering staff are included in this industry. Examples of events catered by establishments in this industry are graduation parties, wedding receptions, business or retirement luncheons, and trade shows.

Cross-References for Industry 72232

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 72232. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Preparing and serving meals and snacks for immediate consumption from motorized vehicles or nonmotorized carts–are classified in Industry NAICS 722330, Mobile Food Services;
  • Providing food services at institutional, governmental, commercial, or industrial locations of others (e.g., airline contractors, industrial caterers) or providing food services based on contractual arrangements for a specified period of time–are classified in Industry NAICS 722310, Food Service Contractors; and
  • Renting out facilities without providing catering staff–are classified in Industry NAICS 531120, Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses).

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 72232

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 72232. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Banquet halls with catering staff
  • Caterers
  • Catering services, social

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 72: Accommodation and Food Services
    • Subsector 722: Food Services and Drinking Places
      • Industry Group 7223: Special Food Services
        • Industry 72232: Caterers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 722320: Caterers

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