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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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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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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Restaurant Business

How Do You Stack Up? Use Facilities Benchmarking to Save 20%

You’re being asked to cut costs, but where should you begin? Before you can lower your facilities spend, you need to know where to focus. Find out how to compare your spending with competitors in the QSR industry across different trades, providers, and assets. Join the conversation with Khaled Bitar...

Restaurant Business

The Secrets of a Red-Carpet Menu Rollout

This webinar is sponsored by our partner Impossible Foods. So you’re ready to shake things up and plan to add new items to your menu. This is a big deal! Rolling out a new dish—let alone a new offering like an Impossible™ menu item—is an incredible opportunity to attract new customers, make a spl...

Restaurant Business

Changing the Menu: What Digital Menus Mean for Your Operation

2021 will continue to change how restaurants build, update and share their menus as many operators have transitioned to contactless and digital menus. But how does having a digital menu change and optimize your restaurant? Join Abbey Lewis, VP of Content Strategy for Restaurant Business in conversat...

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Restaurant Business

‘Enough vaccine for every adult’: What Biden's revelation could mean for restaurants

President Joe Biden revealed Tuesday that enough vaccine should be available by the end of May to inoculate every adult American against COVID-19—the closest his administration has come to calculating an end to the crisis.  He called the upsurge in supply the “light at the end of the tunnel.” ...

Restaurant Business

Texas lifts all COVID-related restaurant restrictions

Restaurants in Texas were given the go-ahead today by Gov. Greg Abbott to resume using 100% of their indoor seating starting March 10, a huge step in the state’s march back to normal. The Republican governor also announced that he was ending the state’s mask mandate, freeing restaurants from the...

Restaurant Business

Feds warn of a 4th COVID wave if state restrictions keep easing

Restaurants could suffer another round of shutdowns and service limits if state officials don’t suspend their rollback of anti-COVID precautions, according to the federal government’s leading public health expert. The warning came from Rochelle Walensky, the new chief of the Centers for Disease C...