For the purposes of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this section:
FOOD: Beverages, other than alcoholic liquor, as well as food.
FOOD DEALER: Every person engaged in the sale of food or beverages, other than intoxicating liquor, intended for human consumption.
RESTAURANT: Any place where food or drink, other than alcoholic liquor, is prepared or served to the public for consumption on the premises or is sold in a fully prepared form. (1978 Code § 9-1-1)