Serving up the latest restaurant industry news.
Politico California Playbook PM 8/1
WELCOME BACK: At long last, the California Capitol is back up and humming.
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
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
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
Restaurant Dive 8/2
- 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
So far, this year hasn’t been kind to restaurant adjacent tech companies.