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Restaurant Insurance: Are You Protected?

Hot flames, employees rushing around, the threat of food contamination—you face some pretty unique risks as a restaurant owner. We at Peterson Insurance understand this, which is why we do the insurance program shopping for you.

Peterson Insurance Group understands restaurants! We have restaurant programs that offer you the highest quality protection and security:

  • Extensive protections that are tailored to the specific risks your restaurant faces.

  • Support from Peterson Insurance, claims professionals, and a customer service team who have specialized training in working with restaurant owners.

  • Services of a risk control consultant who has experience helping restaurant owners identify and reduce potential risks.

  • Products to customize your protection, including business owners’ property and liability, business interruptions, workers’ compensation, commercial auto, business catastrophe liability, and business life solutions.

  • Peterson Insurance is your local agent who understands what it’s like to be a business owner in your community.


From the premises, and employees, to liquor and fire – Erie Insurance provides you with top coverage so you can best sleep at night knowing if anything happened, you and your business and employees will be taken care of because Erie has you covered.

If you become legally liable for injuries suffered by a customer after something like a slip-and-fall accident at your business. For legal costs and payments if your restaurant is ever named in a lawsuit. If you become legally liable because of the accidental release of personal or credit card information in your care.


Erie Insurance offers the exceptional service your restaurant needs. They offer:

  • Financial Strength

  • Superior Protection

  • Quick, responsive customer service

  • The right coverage for the right price


When accidents happen, we can get your business back up and running fast! The hope is, you'll never have to file a claim, but if you do, you can count on Eries swift claims service to get you all the funding and support necessary to open your doors again.

7 Safety Tips for Restaurant Owners

  1. Have a professional cleaner degrease your kitchen hoods system every 6 months.

  2. Contact a professional to inspect your fire suppression system every 6 months.

  3. Require your employees to take a food handling class.

  4. Make sure employees were cut-resistant gloves when using sharp knives.

  5. Invest in all anti-fatigue mats.

  6. Educate employees about proper clothing.

  7. If your restaurant serves alcohol, have your employees take an alcohol awareness training class.

Here at Peterson Insurance Group, we have all the resources known to get you a quote today and then protected immediately so you can rest assured that your business is ok. Contact us today for a quote to get your restaurant safe and secure.


Peterson Insurance Group is a family owned and operated independent insurance agency representing multiple insurance companies located in Weaverville, NC. Founded in 2001, the company is owned by Eirene Peterson-Burnette, the successor to the founder, Stom Peterson. Together, with her team, Peterson Insurance provides exceptional, personal service guiding customers through the maze of insurance options. Visit us at 1 South Main Street Extension, Weaverville, NC 28787 or call 828-645-8777.

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