NAICS Code 722310

NAICS 722310

NAICS Code 722310 – Food Service Contractors

Definition of NAICS Code 722310: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services at institutional, governmental, commercial, or industrial locations of others based on contractual arrangements with these type of organizations for a specified period of time. The establishments of this industry provide food services for the convenience of the contracting organization or the contracting organization’s customers. The contractual arrangement of these establishments with contracting organizations may vary from type of facility operated (e.g., cafeteria, restaurant, fast-food eating place), revenue sharing, cost structure, to providing personnel. Management staff is always provided by the food service contractors.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 722310

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Airline food service contractors
  • Food concession contractors (e.g., at sporting, entertainment, convention facilities)
  • Cafeteria food service contractors (e.g., at schools, hospitals, government offices)

Cross Reference Guide for Code 722310

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing food services on a single-event basis–are classified in Industry NAICS 722320, Caterers; and
  • Supplying and servicing food vending machines–are classified in Industry NAICS 454210, Vending Machine Operators.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 722310

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 this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Airline food services contractors
  • Cafeteria food services contractors (e.g., government office cafeterias, hospital cafeterias, school cafeterias)
  • Food concession contractors (e.g., convention facilities, entertainment facilities, sporting facilities)
  • Food service contractors, airline
  • Food service contractors, cafeteria
  • Food service contractors, concession operator (e.g., convention facilities, entertainment facilities, sporting facilities)
  • Industrial caterers (i.e., providing food services on a contractural arrangement (except single-event basis))
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 722310

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 9058, 9052, 9082NAICS 722310
  • CA WC: 9079, 9050
  • DE WC: 945, 973, 975
  • PA WC: 945, 973, 975
  • MI WC: 9058, 9052
  • NJ WC: 9078, 9079
  • NY WC: 9078, 9052,9071
  • WY WC: 722310
  • GL: 91547, 16819, 16820
  • SIC: 5812

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 722310 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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.

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NAICS Code 722310