The restaurant industry in the United States – and worldwide – is in crisis. The New York Times reports that industry analysts expect that as many as 75% of independent restaurants could end up closing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns that have restricted in-store dining across the nation.
How restaurants can protect against COVID-19 for takeout
Delivery, takeout, and online ordering have surged in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe. In many places, restaurants have been forced to close in-store dining by local shelter-in-place orders, leaving no choice but to offer takeout and delivery options exclusively. But these formats introduce new operational and food safety risks that require special attention, careful…
Automated food safety strengthens restaurants against COVID-19
The restaurant industry has been stretched to the breaking point through losses driven by COVID-19.
It’s not just the loss of consumer demand and top-line revenue, either. Restaurant owners and brand executives have more obligations on their plate than ever. In the post-coronavirus era, restaurants have no choice but to eke out as much labor productivity as they can from remaining resources.…
The complete buying guide to food safety systems
Today’s food safety systems must go further than pen-and-paper systems possibly could.
That means incorporating cutting-edge capabilities and technologies into your operations. The foodservice industry has been slower to adopt tech-oriented solutions than other industries; a full 39% of restaurant operators believe their own technology implementations are “lagging,” according to Restaurant…
Incriminating food safety data is the tool to protect your brand
Here’s a secret: sometimes it’s the bad news that truly empowers restaurants to prevent food safety (and potential coronavirus-related) crises.
Food safety practices boost profits in the age of the coronavirus
For restaurant owners and executives, the COVID-19 pandemic has heaved operations into an existential crisis.
Since the coronavirus started leading to lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders across the United States, restaurant revenues have plummeted, and brands are struggling to figure out to survive the collapse in demand.
In the post-coronavirus world, margins matter. And here, there’s good…