CNN Business 10/26
Chipotle, which just announced price hikes, said it will likely charge even more at its California restaurants, blaming a new law that raises minimum wages for fast food (and fast casual) workers in the state.
Restaurant Business 10/26
As feared, the National Labor Relations Board has broadened the definition of “joint employer,” rousing the industry to pledge new battles in Congress and the courts.
Food Industry Policy
Tri County Sentry 10/27
The change preventing single-use foodware began when the City Council adopted Ordinance 3017 on July 28, 2022, restricting using single-use foodware accessories and standard condiments.
Daily Post 10/26
Palo Alto City Council will consider leaving California Avenue closed to cars for another year while a consultant studies the future of the street, which has the highest vacancy rate of any business district in the city.
On the Side
Pasadena Now 10/27
A nonprofit organization that aims to invest in and empower California’s restaurant workforce will be distributing $5,000 grants to independent restaurant owners in Southern California and elsewhere, it was announced Thursday.
San Francisco Chronicle 10/26
Tech company Expensify plans to shutter the upscale lounge at its San Francisco office, where it offered employees and guests free specialty cocktails and a daily Champagne sabering, just six months after its grand opening.