A record number of workers have been leaving their jobs. Voluntarily, either for new jobs offering better money or hours or for whole new careers. That is according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
QSR Web 10/27
Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen has closed more than 3,400 restaurant dining rooms early, according to a Business Insider report.
Food Industry Policy
San Francisco Chronicle 10/26
In-N-Out Burger was forced to stop slinging burgers out of its Pleasant Hill location on Tuesday. Contra Costa County suspended the restaurant’s food permit “for creating a public health hazard,” according to the health department.
NBC 7 San Diego 10/26
The San Diego City Council Tuesday tentatively approved the Spaces as Places program, which will permanently allow outdoor dining and other amenities in spaces previously envisioned as temporary during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Chain Store Age 10/26
Sweetgreen officially filed for its initial public offering, joined the growing list of restaurant chains entering the public arena.
QSR Magazine 10/26
Chipotle has locations in a variety of formats, whether it’s the traditional standalone, inside a mall, or even out of a ghost kitchen.