coronavirus

FoodService Director is working to track the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 on the foodservice industry. See below for the latest updates, and to connect with other operators during this time, join the private Facebook group Coronavirus in the Food & Beverage Industry.

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New CDC report deems dining out a significant COVID-19 risk

The assessment applies to both indoor and outdoor dining, and calls for measures to offset the inability of diners to wear masks while eating.

Operations

Postmates is the NFL's 1st delivery partner

The multiyear agreement could be particularly significant this season as more fans watch from home and potentially order more delivery.

Small tweaks and larger changes are in store as customers visit food halls in the age of COVID-19.

Consider these solutions shared at the Association for Healthcare Foodservice’s recent virtual conference.

All in-person classes and most remote learning will not begin until Sept. 21.

The extension of the Summer Food Service Program and National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option will allow schools to serve meals to all students at no charge.

The guidance is directed at schools and other childcare settings who can’t open for full in-person teaching but want to offer in-person learning and supervision for at-risk students.

Schools throughout Texas and Louisiana are altering their meal operations due to the arrival of Hurricane Laura this week.

The food court at Bayview in Seattle offers residents three socially distanced food stations as well as a grab and go marketplace.

Circuit Judge Charles Dodson ruled the order unconstitutional.

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