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Catering Insurance in Ohio

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Catering insurance
Smart insurance for catering business in Ohio

Smart insurance for catering business in Ohio

NEXT is 100% dedicated to small businesses and the self-employed. We customize insurance for catering business so you have the coverage you need to protect your business. Coverage packages often include:

  • General liability
  • Commercial property

You can save up to 25% on catering business insurance in Ohio

You can pay for your insurance monthly or annually and you can cancel instantly at any time.

Basic
Lowest Price
General Liability
Per occurrence
$500,000
Commercial Property
Per occurrence
$25,000
PRO
Most Popular
General Liability
Per occurrence
$1 million
Commercial Property
Per occurrence
$25,000
PRO PLUS
Best Coverage
General Liability
Per occurrence
$1 million
Commercial Property
Per occurrence
$25,000
We’ll help you get the business insurance coverage you need in Ohio
It’s all about managing your risk. See the different policies available for catering business in Ohio and save up to 10% when you bundle two or more policies.
General Liability

General Liability

Bought by 95% of business owners like you
General liability insurance provides financial protection if an accident happens at your catering business, such as a customer injury or damages to someone’s property. It also provides coverage if you have to defend an accusation of libel or slander.

general liability can help you pay for:

Medical payments
Property damage
Legal fees and judgments
Commercial Property

Commercial Property

For business owners who own or rent physical spaces
Commercial property insurance covers catering business property, which can include the repairs, construction and related expenses if you own the building where you do business. And it can help you whether you lease space or own the property where you work.

commercial property can help you pay for:

Damaged equipment and inventory
Lost income
Operating expenses
What's the price of catering insurance in Ohio?

What's the price of catering insurance in Ohio?

The amount of money you can expect to pay for catering insurance in Ohio depends on the kinds of risks your business faces, such as:

  • What kind of work you do
  • Where you work
  • The kind of work your employees do
  • How many vehicles you use for business

Business insurance can cost a catering business in Ohio about $17 a month for basic coverage.

Why does a catering in Ohio need business insurance?

Why does a catering in Ohio need business insurance?

A catering business in Ohio needs insurance to help stay protected from financial losses after an accident. It can also offer protection from costs related to business disagreements, and it can help you qualify for licenses. You might need insurance to:

  • Align with industry standards and state requirements for a catering business.
  • Change with your business as you experience fluctuations.
  • Hire employees. Most states require workers’ compensation.
  • Drive for business purposes. Business-owned vehicles typically need commercial auto insurance.
  • Repair or replace property you own or rent. Protect your inventory, equipment and even the building that you lease or own.

Frequently asked questions about catering business insurance

Here are some of the most common questions we get about catering business insurance. If you don’t find the answers you need here, our licensed, U.S.-based insurance advisors are standing by to help via online chat or phone.

Does NEXT Insurance offer catering business insurance in Ohio?

Yes, NEXT Insurance offers tailored catering business insurance in Ohio.

Does NEXT Insurance offer General Liability coverage for catering business in Ohio?

Yes, NEXT Insurance offers General Liability, Commercial Property coverage for catering business in Ohio.

How does business insurance protect caterers?

Our catering service insurance packages are designed to protect your business from a variety of risks and help you save money to grow your business. You’ll be protected from financial losses related to:

Damage to someone’s property

A busser accidently damages counter tops at an event space with your hot pans. The general liability coverage in your insurance package would help pay for repairs.

Accidents that hurt someone

A guest at an event gets a burn from a buffet chafing dish that requires medical attention. Your general liability coverage would also come into play here by helping to pay for medical costs and legal fees.

Workplace injuries 

A server trips over a guest’s foot and sprains their ankle. Workers’ compensation coverage with business owner’s coverage can help cover medical bills and lost wages. Workers’ comp is usually required by law if you have employees.

Injuries and damage involving your business vehicles

A driver in front of you stops short to avoid a collision and you rear end them with your catering van. Commercial auto coverage will help pay for the repairs and medical bills. This coverage is also usually required by law for business-owned vehicles.

Damage to your own property

A grease fire breaks out and damages most of your facility’s kitchen. Commercial property insurance can help with replacement or repair costs if your owned or leased property is damaged due to a covered event, such as a burst water pipe, fire, tornado or vandalism.

How can I get a certificate of insurance?

You’ll have instant access to your certificate of insurance 24/7 from your computer or mobile device when you purchase coverage with Next. There’s no waiting for anyone, no need to print anything and definitely no fax machines. If you’re a new or current Next Insurance customer, all you need to do is log in to your account and your Live Certificate delivers you the proof of insurance you need instantly, for free. You can easily share your COI with anyone via email, text message or a social media post. We provide unlimited certificates and you can also add an additional insured for free. If you decide to change your coverage, your certificate will be automatically updated. Find out more details about your certificate of insurance

What do I need to get an insurance quote online?

We keep it simple and straightforward so you can find the coverage that’s right for you within a few minutes. When you start a quote for insurance, we’ll ask you a few basic questions about your business, including: the kind of services you provide, the location of your office or where you plan to work, how many people you employ and how much you pay them and the number and type of vehicles you use for work.

How does the claims process work with NEXT Insurance?

  • If you’re a policyholder, you can file a claim any time by logging in to your account at www.nextinsurance.com and clicking the “File a claim” under the "About us" tab. You can expect a call from us shortly after you submit a claim to go over the details.
  • If you do not have a policy with us and are filing against one of our policyholders, you can head over to our website at www.nextinsurance.com, select “Help Center” under our “Support” tab, and under “Quick Actions for Customers” click where it says ”Not a policyholder and want to file a claim?”
  • If you cannot access your online account and require help from our support team, please visit our online help center.

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