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?

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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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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

The Future of Food Service Kitchens: How to streamline and optimize equipment for smaller spaces

Join us on July 13 at 1pm CST to learn more about the future of foodservice kitchens and how to implement new technology to meet the needs of modern consumers.

Restaurant Business

Technomic Operator Recovery Series

Join Technomic’s Operator Recovery series to get your playbook, full of recommendations for success regarding menu, consumer and overall industry trends. Register now.

Restaurant Business

A post-pandemic future for food safety

One of the biggest challenges facing the foodservice industry, whether it be in a restaurant, at a c-store or in the grocery aisle, is how to make customers feel safe. In the restaurant, how do we convey cleanliness and safety to a cautions clientele? In the grocery store, how will prepared foods de...

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Restaurant Business

First Watch adjusts for life after COVID

First Watch fans who relied on takeout through the pandemic might notice a few changes to the brand during their first breakfast or lunch back at a store, provided it’s one of the branches that cracked its first egg this year. For one thing, they’ll see a bar. The daytime dining concept enjoyed a...

Restaurant Business

Michigan to lift restaurant restrictions starting Tuesday

Restaurants in Michigan can put all of their indoor and outdoor seating back in use starting Tuesday, or nine days earlier than the state had projected, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday. In addition, customers and employees will no longer be required to wear face masks, regardless of thei...

Restaurant Business

Still need financial aid? The SBA says it has more options

Restaurants can no longer apply for financial assistance from the federal government’s two main COVID relief programs for small businesses, but many are overlooking the third option still awash in funds, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The Economic Injury Disaster Loan ...