San Francisco Chef David Nayfeld says though the state is ‘reopening’ June 15, the restaurant industry is not out of the woods yet when it comes to economic recovery. He says there will be a continued fight to stay in business and that the pandemic brought many issues to light, some concerning labor and cost of operation.
The Sacramento Bee 6/14
Our neighborhood fruteros, hot dog hawkers, ballgame merch dealers and ice cream cart pushers have been left out and overlooked by recovery efforts. It’s time to change that.
Food Industry Policy
The Sacramento Bee 6/15
California’s capital city is suddenly on the cusp of becoming a full-on, full-time outdoor dining city – a la Paris or Rome or Rio – and it has the coronavirus pandemic to thank for it.
Los Angeles Times 6/14
Chefs and restaurant owners are approaching the milestone in a myriad of ways; some remain cautious while others are eager to welcome the return to normal.
On the Side
San Francisco Chronicle 6/15
The day is here: California is lifting many restrictions on businesses including restaurants — which now can seat diners to full capacity, the first time they’ve been able to do so since March 2020.
Restaurant News 6/14
The California Restaurant Foundation (CRF), a non-profit that invests in and empowers California’s restaurants and its workforce, partnered with Guy Fieri to surprise five California independent restaurant owners with $25,000 grants during Guy’s Restaurant Reboot presented by LendingTree on June 12, 2021.