Cheesecake Factory staffing levels rise above pre-pandemic numbers despite industry-wide labor shortage
Nation’s Restaurant News 4/28
The Cheesecake Factory reported Wednesday that staffing is no longer a problem for the casual-dining chain as it’s now above pre-pandemic staff levels despite a labor crisis in the restaurant industry.
It’s the lunchtime rush at Kyle’s Kitchen in Goleta.
Food Industry Policy
Los Angeles Times 4/29
A controversial 19-mile bus corridor connecting the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys got the go-ahead Thursday.
CBS News LA 4/28
California’s attorney general on Thursday subpoenaed ExxonMobil as part of what he called a first-of-its-kind broader investigation into the petroleum industry for its alleged role in causing a global plastic pollution crisis.
On the Side
Daily Republic 4/28
AIRFIELD — The Restaurants Care Resilience Fund is back for another round of grants to support California’s independent restaurants.
Restaurants in the Californian municipality of Carmel-by-the-Sea have rolled out the Verified Clean Air programme in an effort to support the local restaurant scene and bring the community together in a post-pandemic world.