Trump Slams Pelosi, Schumer
Over lack of small business relief amid coronavirus. President Trump blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for failing to come to an agreement on additional funding for small businesses amid the coronavirus crisis and urged congressional Democrats to return to Washington, D.C. from recess. “Today people started losing their jobs because of Crazy Nancy Pelosi, Cryin’ Chuck Schumer, and the Radical Left, Do Nothing Democrats, who should immediately come back to Washington and approve legislation to help families in America. End your ENDLESS VACATION!” Trump tweeted Friday morning.
5 Things Restaurant Owners Want Customers to Know
About ordering takeout and delivery during the pandemic. Delivery has become the new normal for restaurants across America. Stay-at-home orders and restrictions on non-essential businesses have forced the restaurant industry to enter unprecedented territory. Now, every operating restaurant in the country relies on takeout and delivery. As a diner, you should still order delivery and takeout if you can. But there’s a right way to do it. Here are the five biggest things restaurant owners want you, the customer, to know about ordering delivery and takeout.
Starbucks is Preparing to Reopen Stores in the U.S.
As it switches to a ‘monitor and adapt’ phase of coronavirus recovery. Some Starbucks stores will reopen for contactless pickup or allow for to-go ordering while others will remain drive-thru only in this transitional phase. In a letter to employees, CEO Kevin Johnson said that Starbucks is preparing for the “monitor and adapt” phase of recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, and is preparing to reopen stores in the U.S., which have all been closed with the exception of delivery and drive-thru options since March 21. This decision comes about as many areas of the country begin to see a decline in new cases of COVID-19 as evidence that flattening the curve is working. Starbucks is just one of several major foodservice operators beginning to consider how their company will operate in a post-lockdown world.
Did You Know?
NJ Division of Alcoholic Beverages Extend License Renewal. The ABC has extended to the annual renewal date of June 30th until September 30th. All holders of State-issued licenses and permits must file a renewal application, pay the requisite fee(s), and satisfy all applicable renewal requirements on or before September 30, 2020 in order to operate on October 1, 2020 for the 2020-2021 license term. If these licensees and permittees do not complete this application process on or before September 30, 2020, their privileges will lapse.
Mnuchin directs people who haven’t gotten their coronavirus stimulus checks to IRS site Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday urged eligible individuals who have yet to receive their coronavirus stimulus payment to visit the IRS website to upload banking information so that they can get the relief “fast.” “Please visit IRS.GOV If you have not received your direct payment to upload your bank info so you can get it FAST. #getmypayment #irs #directdeposit #caresact,” Mnuchin tweeted Friday morning.
Restaurant Industry Daily Alerts
A voice for our industry. If you are finding these daily bulletins informative and beneficial during this pandemic, we kindly ask that you write a brief Google review providing a vote of your appreciation. Simply Google “Bielat Santore & Company” and when the company name appears click the button on the right to write your review or; if you don’t use Gmail, go to Google Maps, type “Bielat Santore & Company” – Allenhurst, NJ into Google Maps; scroll down and you will see an option to leave a review.
Thank you and remember all of the “Restaurant Industry Alerts” and “Thursday Restaurant Rap” interviews can be found at www.123bsc.com/news/. We intend to continue to keep you informed as we all look for an end to this crisis.