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The Daily Prep List: 08.27.21


Recall candidate Kevin Faulconer calls for fully paid parental leave for Californians

Sacramento Bee 8/26

Gubernatorial recall candidate Kevin Faulconer wants to implement fully paid parental leave as part of a plan he says will support California women, especially working mothers.

Commentary: FAST Recovery Act threatens role of restaurants in Oceanside and beyond

The Coast News 8/25

Despite the challenges the restaurant community has faced over the past 16 months, California’s state-level policymakers appear bent on putting forward a major obstacle: the so-called FAST Recovery Act. 

Food Industry Policy

New York City Passes Permanent Cap on Delivery Fees

QSR Magazine 8/27

The New York City Council voted Thursday to permanently implement a cap on third-party delivery fees. The cap first went into effect in June 2020, placing a 20 percent ceiling on all fees delivery companies could charge restaurants.

California lawmakers grapple with whether to impose a statewide COVID-19 vaccination mandate

Los Angeles Times 8/26

After ceding power to Gov. Gavin Newsom throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, state lawmakers are now considering one of the most politically challenging government mandates yet: requiring Californians to show proof of vaccination to enter many indoor business establishments and forcing workers to get vaccinated or regularly tested.

On the Side

What’s It Like Working in a Ghost Kitchen? We Couldn’t Get Close Enough to Ask.

Eater 8/26

Your burger or tacos or pizza could be cooked anywhere by anyone — which is what makes the ghost kitchen concept so lucrative and appealing to owners and investors.

Yum! Brands Hires Kimberly-Clark’s Aaron Powell as Pizza Hut CEO

QSR Magazine 8/26

Yum! Brands announced Thursday that Kimberly-Clark veteran Aaron Powell will take over as Pizza Hut’s CEO effective September 20. 

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