Fast Casual 10/11
As restaurant brands across the nation face the ongoing labor shortage, many are focusing on innovative ways to recruit and hire new talent.
News Nation 10/8
The restaurant industry’s unemployment rate fell to 7.5% in September but remains well above pre-pandemic levels, providing another worrying sign that the labor crunch isn’t going to disappear anytime soon.
Food Industry Policy
KPIX CBS SF 10/8
As California seeks to recover from the pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed measures extending outdoor dining and to-go cocktails, which have kept many restaurants afloat.
Sacramento Bee 10/8
Californians can continue ordering their Paloma cocktails to go under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday.
On the Side
They ordered brooms and got only sticks: New Bay Area restaurants scrambling because of supply chain problems
San Francisco Chronicle 10/11
When a new restaurant opened in Oakland’s historic Tribune Tower in August, it immediately made a splash for its ambitious food, a grand redesign and the impressive resumes of its owners.
Restaurant Dive 10/11
Despite the rapid expansion, many experts question whether delivery-only concepts have long-term sustainability.