As restaurants enter the recovery phase, signs abound of the gradual resumption of business-as-usual; however, there are also indications throughout the industry that some aspects of restaurant operations have changed permanently

COVID leaves permanent mark on restaurant industry’s operations, strategy

As restaurants look beyond pandemic, some twists, turns, adjustments will be permanent

With restaurants facing losses in sales of over $255B, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund program has come at an opportune time. The RRF grants provided $28.6B in relief to eligible bars, restaurants and related foodservice businesses, and signal a long-awaited turning point for the restaurant industry. As restaurants enter the recovery phase, signs abound of the gradual resumption of business-as-usual; however, there are also indications throughout the industry that some aspects of restaurant operations have changed permanently.

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Saladworks launches ghost kitchen delivery with REEF Technology

Saladworks launches ghost-kitchen delivery service with REEF Technology

Fast casual expands capacity, delivery perimeter in new deal

As ghost kitchens become more popular, restaurant chains like Saladworks are starting to use them to expand their off-premises footprint. The fast casual signed a deal with REEF Technology to insert itself into a developing line of 17 “mobile ecosystem hubs.” These ghost kitchens, which can also provide pick-up orders to restaurant companies that require it, will wheel up in Miami, Atlanta, Houston, Austin, Dallas, Chicago, New York, Nashville, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

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