What is the PPP2? In March the US government passed The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). Included in the CARES Act was a highly successful loan program for small business owners, the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”). PPP loans were 100% forgivable—if you closely followed the rules laid out in
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has further enforced that the only constant element in the restaurant industry is change. At the start of each year a new set of trends emerge that prompt restaurant owners to quickly evaluate and decide which ones make sense for their business. It’s important that restaurants always remain nimble enough to
Learn how to build a restaurant communications strategy that can help to establish a successful relationship with local media outlets.
Many restaurants are seeing one of the side effects of pandemic stress — a growing desire in many consumers for comfort food. More than half of all Americans say their mental health is declining, which is causing many to cope by indulging in more calorie-rich food (i.e., stress eating). This has resulted in another stressor
It’s no secret that consumers nowadays are living in an age where technology has made them accustomed to getting exactly what they want, when they want it. This is especially true when it comes to ordering food delivery from a restaurant, which is something customers are doing more often during the coronavirus pandemic. In fact,
As the leaves begin to change and the air gets crisper, many people can’t help but to get a bit excited for the approaching holiday season. Usually a time spent enjoying lots of delicious foods and drinks with a plethora of people, holidays during the coronavirus pandemic will undoubtedly look very different this year for
As if restaurant owners haven’t had it hard enough lately, cold weather is set to bring on a whole new set of challenges. With limited indoor capacity expected to continue throughout the fall and winter months, restaurants have to consider things they never have before, like weatherized patios, delivery as their core revenue stream, and
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As we enter the fall season, consistently chillier temperatures are becoming the norm for many states in the U.S. This means that restaurant owners will have to get extra creative when it comes to keeping their outdoor dining areas open and thriving all year round. In fact, the city of Chicago launched a challenge asking
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