The two-month employment bounce only marks the beginning of a long climb back to pre-coronavirus staffing levels.
While the May job growth is a positive sign, it only marks the beginning of a painfully long road to recovery for the restaurant industry.
The total shortfall in restaurant and foodservice sales likely surpassed $120 billion during the first three months of the pandemic.
Retail sales rose dramatically in May as retailers and other businesses closed by the coronavirus pandemic began to reopen, but remained well below spending levels seen during the same period a year ago, the National Retail Federation said today.
New survey indicates operators dont expect to profit in foreseeable future; many who permanently closed businesses say theyll likely exit industry for good.
As businesses reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, restaurants are quickly adapting menus to serve diners and protect public health.
Global Franchise Group (GFG), the franchisor of Great American Cookies, Hot Dog on a Stick, Pretzelmaker, Marble Slab Creamery and Round Table Pizza, has named a new Chief Financial Officer, restaurant finance veteran and acquisitions integration specialist, Sam Patterson.
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Technology that reduces contact and speeds transactions will be a key part of a restaurants recovery toolkit.
Many of the half-million seasonal restaurant jobs will not exist this summer, which will limit opportunities for first-time job seekers.