Just a few of months ago the restaurant business was on a roll as Americans spent more than half their food budget eating out. New concepts were replacing old standbys. Chefs went from unknown laborers to celebrities. Restaurants were the best form of entertainment after a hard-working week. Then, at a moment’s notice, restaurants were effectively shut down by the government.
As restaurateurs are trying to navigate the new safety measures and a partial reopening, Bielat Santore & Company published a “Restaurant Opening Playbook”, a preparation and execution guide on how to successfully reopen during a pandemic.