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

How to Lock in Revenue from High-Value Customers with a Subscription Program

Subscription programs provide a buffer against today’s volatile market and attract a particularly valuable subset of tech-savvy, loyal customers. Learn how they work and their advantages for the operator and customer.

Restaurant Business

Eatertainment: 5 Ways to Entertain Your Dine-In Guests

The Restaurant Industry has endured a roller coaster over the past few years, displaying resilience through quick pivots that included a focus on takeout and delivery. Now as the nation appears to have collectively turned a corner, consumers are once again eager to dine outside of the home; in fact,...

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Restaurant Business

Minn. restaurateurs are charged with scamming $250M in pandemic aid

A group of restaurateurs and caterers in Minnesota have been charged with masterminding a scheme that snatched $250 million from a federal program for feeding children during the pandemic. Federal law-enforcement officials say the scam is the largest pandemic-relief fraud they’ve seen to date. ...

Restaurant Business

NYC airs plans for dealing with the sidewalk sheds that sprouted mid-pandemic

In another sign the pandemic is winding down, New York City has begun to rid its sidewalks of the huts, igloos and other outdoor seating facilities that restaurateurs erected outside their front doors while severe limitations on indoor dining were still in place. Mayor Eric Adams announced Wednes...

Restaurant Business

Los Angeles restaurants are spared a new mask mandate—for now

Restaurants in California’s Los Angeles County have been spared a feared return to mask requirements for dine-in guests and dining-room employees for at least a week, health officials said Thursday. Health Commissioner Barbara Ferrer explained that statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Con...