The past year has been a rough one for the restaurant industry all over the country. However, as Covid rates spike in California the state’s government has shut down indoor and outdoor dining once again with what is likely to deal a serious blow to an already struggling industry.
The Business Journal 12/22
“Any amount is going to be beneficial,” said Lorraine Salazar, owner of Sal’s Mexican Restaurant and past president of Fresno Chapter of the California Restaurant Association. She also noted that “30-40% just aren’t going to make it in the long term.”
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Eater SF 12/22
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QSR Magazine 12/22
As quick-service restaurants continue to assess their operations during the final days of a tumultuous 2020, the uncertainty of what the near and long-range future will hold is weighing heavily on the minds of operations executives.
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San Francisco Chronicle 12/22
Even more than ringing in the new year, it’s time to celebrate the end of 2020 — and Bay Area restaurants are ready to facilitate.