The labor market is as tight as ever, and employers are pulling out all the stops to get workers in the door by offering signing bonuses and higher pay.
QSR Magazine 2/2
The COVID-19 pandemic has radically transformed nearly every facet of the quick-service industry, but one of the most impactful and longest-lasting changes has been the power shift and waning loyalty between employers and employees.
Food Industry Policy
San Diego County supervisors voted unanimously recently to approve an ordinance that will allow people to operate mini-restaurants out of their house or condominium. Initially this ordinance is for two years before reassessment.
The Tribune 2/1
Paso Robles — a community that’s been notoriously lax about enforcing COVID regulations — took another step in the wrong direction when the city ordered the removal of temporary parklets set up in front of restaurants and tasting rooms.
On The Side
San Francisco Chronicle 2/2
THE CULINARY SCENE in San Jose has an undeniable gravitational pull, attracting boba apostles, pho followers and injera lovers alike to this jewel of the South Bay.
Santa Barbara Independent 2/2
The Santa Barbara City Council voted unanimously this week to schedule a quasi-judicial hearing on March 1 that will determine if Chick-fil-A’s upper State Street drive-thru constitutes a public nuisance and ought to be shut down.