The type of meal served in this operation event.
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
|Lunch||A meal eaten in the middle of the day, typically one that is lighter or less formal than an evening meal.||None|
|Drive through||Meals prepared within the premises, to be consumed at some other location. Meal is handed over a drive-thru window.||None|
|Dinner||The main meal of the day, typically more formal and in the evening.||None|
|Dine-in||Meals prepared within the premises, to be consumed within the establishment or common seating area.||None|
|Dessert||The sweet course eaten at the end of a meal or in between meals.||None|
|Coffee Snack||A beverage, portion of food, or light meal, between larger meals, including hot or cold beverages, such as coffee, tea, smoothie, etc.||None|
|Catered||Party-sized meals are prepared within the premises to be served and consumed||None|
|Carry-out||Meals prepared within the premises, to be consumed at some other location. Meal is delivered, picked up, or handed over a drive-thru window.||None|
|Breakfast||The first meal of the day, usually eaten in the morning.||None|
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