San Francisco Chronicle 9/7
This Labor Day is unlike any other. We recognize that tens of millions of essential workers continue to risk their lives every day to fight this pandemic — feeding our families, caring for the sick and keeping our communities running.
Joe Biden, 2020 vice-presidential candidate, has said that he wants to raise all essential workers pays as one of his coronavirus relief measures.
Eater, New York 9/4
Jobs growth slowed throughout the country, but unemployment fell to its lowest level since March.
Food Industry Policy
Eater, San Francisco 9/4
It’s up to city and county officials to implement California Retail Food Code AB-626, which allows “microenterprise home kitchen operations” to make and sell prepared foods.
On the Side
The Spoon 9/6
Now that its apparent even contactless tech won’t bring back the glory days of the dining room, restaurant chains are on a tear to refit their existing stores to better serve to-go formats.
Taco Bell, Shake Shack and Burger King are among the restaurant chains who have introduced new designs inspired by the pandemic and its impact on consumer behavior.
The Fresno Bee 9/5
Kabab City, a restaurant with multiple locations across the Valley, has opened its second location in Fresno – yes, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
The New York Times 9/4
As companies reconsider their long-term need to have employees on site, low-wage workers depending on office-based businesses stand to lose the most.
San Francisco Chronicle 9/4
How to navigate the safety and ethics of eating out during coronavirus.
QSR Magazine Sep. 2020
For restaurants, working with third-party food delivery apps is no longer optional. COVID has made it essential.