TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the “alcohol to-go” bill during a press conference in Ormond Beach Thursday morning. SB 148 allows restaurants to include alcoholic beverages with takeout orders, a staple of the industry during the coronavirus pandemic.
DeSantis initially issued the executive order allowing alcohol to-go last year in order to help restaurants weather the pandemic’s storm.
“It’s probably the most difficult year that, that the restaurant industry has had to face, certainly in recent time,” DeSantis said. “And yet you look at Florida, not that it was a piece of cake, but now . . .