A ‘Gen U’ of young Starbucks baristas are powering a growing push to unionize
From coast to coast, young Starbucks baristas are pushing to unionize their cafes, flexing their collective power against the coffee giant in a fight that could change the broader restaurant industry and its workforce.
Two bills that need to be permanently defeated in Sacramento
Los Angeles Daily News / Souther California News Group 1/27
Some of these bills deserve to be dead permanently.
Food Industry Policy
San Francisco eases mask rule, official says LA not ready
Associated Press 1/28
LOS ANGELES (AP) — COVID-19 case numbers are on the decrease in Los Angeles County but a top health official said Thursday it’s too soon to consider relaxing mask and vaccination requirements in LA, as San Francisco plans to do next week.
Omicron in California: Oakland prepares to enforce new vaccine mandate
San Francisco Chronicle 1/27
A new variant dubbed “stealth omicron” is in the Bay Area and health experts are racing to understand it.
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AI in Restaurants? The Possibilities are Limitless
QSR Magazine 1/28
It looks like 2022 is shaping up to be a very interesting year in restaurant technology, especially in the quick-serve and fast-casual spaces.
Digital-first diners are driving the rise of collaborative commerce
Restaurant Dive 1/27
Mobile devices are set to play an even more pivotal role in evolving the dining experience.