Restaurants can’t find workers because they’ve found better jobs
Washington Post 2/3
After losing her longtime restaurant job at the beginning of the pandemic, Emilia McGrath scrambled to find a backup plan.
The Fast Act Is Already Rippling Beyond Fast Food
Restaurant Business 2/3
If doubts persisted that California’s landmark fast-food wage rules would spread to other types of jobs, they’re gone now.
Food Industry Policy
Sidewalk vending enforcement to begin in San Diego beach communities
San Diego law enforcement personnel will begin fully enforcing the city’s Sidewalk Vending Ordinance in beach areas starting Wednesday, following a similar enforcement step-up in the Gaslamp Quarter in December.
California wants people to switch to all-electric appliances. But what happens when the power goes out?
San Francisco Chronicle 2/4
California has ambitious plans for an all-electric future: No natural gas power plants are to be built.
On the Side
California Restaurant Foundation Marks Banner Year for Statewide Restaurant Aid and Recovery
Food & Beverage 2/5
With a steadfast mission to strengthen California’s diverse restaurant community by supporting its current and future workforce, the California Restaurant Foundation (CRF) has proudly wrapped up a critical year of providing aid, recovery efforts, access to higher education and enriched culinary education for independent restaurant owners, their workers and teens aspiring to join the industry.
San Francisco Restaurants, Bars Enlist ‘Microinfluencers’ To Lure Customers
San Francisco Standard 2/5
Framed vertically by a camera phone and followed by an assistant with a light in hand, Vas Kiniris made a slow entrance into the quiet, leather-ensconced Keys Jazz Bistro in North Beach.