As shelter-in-place orders lift, restaurants throughout parts of the country are reopening their doors for dine-in service. But as you know, dine-in service in the coronavirus era is far from “business as usual” as there are various expectations that need to be set, guidelines that need to be communicated, and parameters that need to be
Check out the most up-to-date restaurant tips and industry information during the COVID-19 crisis.
As various states begin to discuss lifting shelter-in-place orders, it’s imperative for restaurant owners to be prepared to open their doors in the near future. Prior to when restaurants reopen and patrons arrive for dine-in services, it’s a good idea to understand the industry landscape, revenue opportunities, and how to set your restaurant apart from
Restaurants may be closed to dine-in customers, but many remain open for takeout or delivery orders. In this time of uncertainty, many people are wondering, “Just how safe is takeout?” Fortunately, there is no evidence of the coronavirus being transmitted by food or food packaging. This means that it is highly unlikely someone can catch
At Rewards Network, nothing matters more to us than our customers. We’re in constant contact with the thousands of restaurants in our network—absorbing their challenges, offering insight, and celebrating their innovations. We’re also closely following their successes so we can gain a better understanding of what strategies are working today. In a time where business
As the coronavirus continues to force people to stay in their homes, many businesses are taking a hard economic hit—especially restaurants. The coronavirus has closed the doors of restaurants across the U.S., at least for dine-in. As restaurants scramble to navigate the process of transitioning to 100-percent takeout and delivery orders, we’re here to help
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is now live, as are the loans and grants featured in the bill. One of the most-anticipated loans for small business owners, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, is 100% forgivable—if you closely follow the rules laid out in the bill. There have been many questions
The recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act earmarked $349 billion in aid for small businesses, including restaurants, to help them keep the lights on, stay current on bills, and pay and employ their valuable staff. We have prepared this guide to help walk you through two of the Act’s main
Relief for Struggling Restaurants: CARES Act 2020 On March 27, 2020, the federal CARES Act was passed to help address the unprecedented public health and economic crisis related to COVID-19. The law provides $300+ billion for Small Business Administration (SBA) loan guarantees and subsidies for small businesses, including restaurants. The CARES Act amends the Small Business Act,
During this challenging time, our hearts go out to everyone affected personally and professionally by COVID-19. We all must do our part to take care of each other, and for all of us at Rewards Network, that centers on the restaurant community. For 36 years, we’ve proudly been the largest network of small independent restaurants
The rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has already had a severe impact on the food industry. As a business owner, it’s important to have a plan in place to encourage sales during these unpredictable times. Download this free e-tool to learn innovative ideas and tips that can help you navigate this unsettling industry landscape.