Hiawassee has food and beverage services of many types available. This refers to preparation and serving of food at a variety of establishments, such as restaurants, schools, hospitals, cafeterias, and other dining places. The industry has cooks and chefs for food preparation, and servers to take it to the customers. Cleaning up is also done by another crew. The food served may be from various cuisines. The beverages may be alcoholic or non-alcoholic, such as tea, coffee, wines and beer. The establishment may be casual or for fine dining. The food itself may be of the fast food (quickly prepared comfort food) or of the gourmet variety. The pricing would also vary widely in accordance with the type and standard of food. Needless to say, these establishments have to maintain certain standards of hygiene and quality. Services in Hiawassee may also include delivery of food to the customer's home or workplace.