2006 New York Code - Definitions.

    §  20-359  Definitions. Whenever used in this subchapter the following
  terms shall mean:
    1. "Public dance hall." Any room, place or space in the city in  which
  dancing is carried on and to which the public may gain admission, either
  with or without the payment of a fee.
    2.  "Public  dance  or  ball."  Any  dance  or  ball  of any nature or
  description to which the public may gain admission.
    3. "Cabaret." Any room, place or  space  in  the  city  in  which  any
  musical  entertainment,  singing,  dancing or other form of amusement is
  permitted in connection with the restaurant business or the business  of
  directly  or  indirectly  selling  to  the  public food or drink, except
  eating  or   drinking   places,   which   provide   incidental   musical
  entertainment,  without dancing, either by mechanical devices, or by not
  more than three persons.
    4. "Catering establishment." Any room, place or  space  in  the  city,
  which  is  used,  leased or hired out in the business of serving food or
  beverages for a particular function, occasion or  event,  to  which  the
  public  is not invited or admitted and wherein music or entertainment is
    5.  "Person."   An   individual,   corporation,   club,   partnership,
  association,  society or any other organized group of persons, and shall
  include  officers,  directors  and  trustees  of  a  corporation,  club,
  association or society.
    6.  "Employee."  A  person  employed  in  any  capacity  or  title  in
  connection with a cabaret or public dance hall, including  the  licensee
  and  any  and  all  persons  responsible  for  the control or management
  thereof. It shall also include a concessionaire and each person employed
  by such concessionaire.

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