Serving up the latest restaurant industry news.
We must do more to empower and protect California’s fast food workers
SEIU California President David Huerta and Rep. Ro Khanna argue for stronger protections for fast food workers.
Redefining Restaurants Series (1/4) Inside Good Good Culture Club’s efforts to fix a broken business model in the Bay Area
San Francisco Chronicle 7/7
The pandemic exposed long-standing problems in the food industry. It galvanized these San Francisco restaurateurs to pursue equity and change.
Food Industry Policy
LA County mask mandate likely to return by end of month, as COVID spike endures
Los Angeles Daily News 7/7
As of Thursday, the county’s admission rate was 8.4 per 100,000 residents. But given the rate of increase over the past two weeks, the county is on pace to reach 10 per 100,000 residents by next week.
How California Employers Failed To Protect Food Workers From COVID
Tasting Table 7/7
Throughout the roller coaster waves of the pandemic, workers and employers have had to remain flexible as they apply COVID-19 safety guidelines to an ever-changing workplace.
On the Side
Restaurant operators are more pessimistic about the economy
Employment in both the restaurant industry and overall economy continued to rise at a steady pace in June. Eating and drinking places* added a net 40,800 jobs in June on a seasonally-adjusted basis, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
My Restaurant Couldn’t Survive Customers’ ‘Normal’ Dining Expectations
Diners need to understand that things will never be as they were before the pandemic.