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The Daily Prep List 08.02.2022

Serving up the latest restaurant industry news.


The Legislature is back in session

Politico California Playbook PM 8/1 

WELCOME BACK: At long last, the California Capitol is back up and humming.

Why a Sacramento-area restaurant owner brought in a priest to talk to his workers

The Sacramento Bee 8/1

Last November, a few weeks after the U.S. Department of Labor had notified owners of Taqueria Garibaldi restaurants in the Sacramento area that it had evidence of overtime and record-keeping violations, one of the chain’s owners showed up at the Howe Avenue eatery with a priest, the government says.

Food Industry Policy

One Independent Restaurant’s Message to Congress: Keep Your Promise

FSR Magazine 8/2

To all Senators:

Since 2012, I have been an advocate for the restaurant industry, and our restaurant was part of a Senate Hearing on restaurants way back then in 2012.

Gas stoves targeted as U.S. congressman alleges consumer watchdog has sat on decades of worrisome health data

MarketWatch/Morningstar 8/1

As more cities ban new gas hookups, Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi has sent a letter to the Consumer Product Safety Commission over venting standards and other concerns.

On the Side

Fat Brands plans to open 900 new restaurants in 5 years

Restaurant Dive 8/2

Dive Brief:

  • Fat Brands plans to add 900 units over the next five years, the company confirmed in an email to Restaurant Dive.

After Securing $100 Million In Funding, Kitchen United Proves Ghost Kitchens Have Plenty Of Long-Term Potential

Forbes 8/1

So far, this year hasn’t been kind to restaurant adjacent tech companies.

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