West Hollywood could have highest minimum wage in U.S. under proposal being considered by City Council
The West Hollywood City Council is set to vote Monday on an ordinance that would create a citywide $17.64 minimum wage for employees in the city.
Restaurant Work Can Destroy Your Body — But It Doesn’t Have To
nIn their GoFundMe for HAGS, a “community driven tasting menu restaurant” chef Telly Justice and sommelier Camille Lindsley hope to open in New York, the two outline their vision for a radically inclusive restaurant.
Food Industry Policy
Marin to lift indoor mask mandate in public places on Monday
San Jose Mercury News 11/1
Marin County health officials will lift a local mask mandate that required everyone to wear face coverings in indoor public places, effective at noon Monday, the county announced Friday.
California delays Bay Area Dungeness crab season to protect whales, likely making Thanksgiving crab a no-go
San Francisco Chronicle 11/1
The Bay Area commercial crabbing season will be delayed this year past its usual opening date of Nov. 15. That’s likely to change many locals’ traditional Thanksgiving dinner plans.
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FAT Brands to Acquire Fazoli’s for $130 Million
QSR Magazine 11/2
FAT Brands announced Tuesday that it will acquire fast casual Fazoli’s for $130 million, marking its third transaction in roughly four months.
Introducing NextGen Casual: The Future of Full-Service Restaurants
FSR Magazine 11/1
As the 1990s dawned, nobody mistook the restaurant industry for a complicated space.