Rebuild & Recover

Recover & Rebuild

The threat of COVID-19 grew as the infection spread—a problem that soon became very real for thousands of restaurant operators and millions of employees. As the nation begins lifting restrictions, how will restaurants safely and effectively open their doors again?

Up-to-the-minute news and resources

Find out the latest developments in the restaurant industry from our talented team of editors.

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The Latest Research

Understand the impacts on every segment and facet of the foodservice industry with data-backed insights.

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Engage with fellow operators

What innovative ideas are your restaurant peers employing to stay afloat during the crisis.

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Tech Talk

Discover best practices and technology resources to help you run your business..

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Events

Innovation in Foodservice Forum

Explore how restaurants are pivoting in the face of crisis.

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Restaurant Recovery Summit

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a one-time event designed to address the unique circumstances the industry faces now.

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Organizations that can help

Innovation for Operators

Webinars to inspire

Restaurant Business

How to start a virtual brand

Delivery-only online brands have given some restaurants a much-needed boost during the pandemic. In this webinar, leaders from Dog Haus and Smokey Bones will discuss how to develop, launch and operate successful virtual brands.

Restaurant Business

Why Delivery & Pickup Are Here to Stay — And What Your Business Can Do

In partnership with Restaurant Business, join DoorDash on Wednesday, May 26th to understand how restaurants can effectively maintain a delivery & pickup strategy for their business in a post-pandemic market. 

Restaurant Business

Pivoting (and survival) pointers

Join us for a discussion with P.F. Chang’s and FedEx Office to learn more about how to innovate and adapt to shifts in business.

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Latest from RB

Restaurant Business

Gov. Newsom calls for more state aid to California small businesses like restaurants

With California enjoying an unexpected budgetary surplus of $76 billion, Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed Thursday that an additional $1.5 billion in financial aid be extended to restaurants and other small businesses that need help in rebounding from the pandemic. The additional funds would raise the...

Restaurant Business

Why the restaurant industry needs its own vaccine passport

The restaurant market is quickly splitting into two realities. On one side of the divide—let’s call it the Fauci Line--are the customers who rolled up their sleeves when their opportunity came to be vaccinated against COVID-19. A soft sneeze away are the patrons willing to risk contamination for...

Restaurant Business

Vaccinated restaurant guests no longer need masks, CDC decides

Restaurant patrons fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can now safely dine inside as well as outdoors without wearing a mask or maintaining six feet of distance from other parties, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) decided Thursday. The change will likely prompt more states, coun...