Coronavirus & Restaurants: Managing COVID Case Guides

COVID-19 cases are on the rise, especially among younger people, creating new complexities for restaurant operators. Consult to Grow® has prepared a Quick Guide and a Detailed Guide for managing restaurant employee COVID positive cases. In these guides, Consult to Grow® helps restaurant owners and operators proactively plan, make fact-based decisions on cases and take…

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Coronavirus & Restaurants: Reopening Restaurant Dining Rooms

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States have begun to announce plans for reopening restaurant dining rooms leveraging a framework from industry advocacy groups and guidelines from the White House. Reopening guidelines will be implemented on a statewide or county-by-county basis at governors’ discretion. Always look for the specific guidelines for the states and/or counties in which you operate. You can…

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Coronavirus & Restaurants: PPP Maximization

Addressing short-term cash management issues is key to creating resilience for your business. The Paycheck Protection Program has been the quickest way to liquidity so far. Paycheck Protection Program Maximization To help you maximize this program, we created this straw man model for paycheck protection program. Click here to download an interactive PDF of the…

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Coronavirus & Restaurants: A Letter of Gratitude

Dear Clients & Industry Friends, Thank you for your hard work and persistence. I know you are working long hours, making tough decisions, and nourishing crew, customers and community. Your perseverance has not gone unnoticed by me and others.  While others may see you as a restauranteur, I see you as a storyteller, BOH therapist…

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Coronavirus & Restaurants: The Path to the Next Normal

Coronavirus & Restaurants: A Path to the Next Normal

Relaunch or Reopen Your Restaurant(s) in the midst of the Coronavirus Outbreak Download the File:Re-Restaurant Toolkit (A Path to the Next Normal) Our industry (and the good people who work in it) went into a tailspin three weeks ago at the time of this writing as state and local governments began closing dining rooms and…

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Coronavirus & Restaurants: Operating in a Crisis

Operating in a New Normal

As you are establishing your new normal, consider the following from this throwback post. Layoffs & Reductions in Pay Prepare yourself to make tough financial and personal decisions. For many clients, that has meant temporary layoffs and pay reductions. Conduct these conversations by phone one-on-one, if possible. Sample Letters for Download:Sample Layoff Notice [MS Word]Sample…

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Coronavirus & Restaurants: Surviving the Crisis

Coronavirus & Restaurants: Surviving the Crisis

Stay Up-to-Date | Decide Using Facts Kudos to Restaurant Business Online for reporting on the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the restaurant industry. Making it Through the Crisis | Daily Habits Communicate. Communicate. Communicate. Customers. Crew. Community. Clean up and catch up: keep people proactive and occupied. Cash. Cash. Cash. Focus on maintaining…

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Coronavirus: Tools and Tips for Restaurants

If you’re operating one or a few restaurant units, you probably don’t have the resources that come with a full-scale Human Resources and Risk Management team guiding your business’ response to COVID-19 Coronavirus. Consult to Grow wants to make sure you have the essential game plan elements to prepare your managers and team members. Here…

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