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.

Operations

School nutrition nonprofit awards first grants to support meal programs during COVID-19

The grants will go toward purchasing equipment needed to run school foodservice programs during the pandemic.

Operations

How Sodexo is ensuring food safety as the COVID-19 crisis continues

FSD got a glimpse into what the foodservice company is doing to shore up diner and staff safety, and what might lie ahead.

Keeping staff engaged, especially when they’re furloughed, can be a particular challenge.

New Technomic data reveals that outward displays of increased sanitation are important for building consumer trust.

The Alliance has partnered with No Kid Hungry and the Rockefeller Foundation to create the Student Emergency Food Access Fund.

As part of a new series, FSD is highlighting some of the feel-good stories to come out of noncommercial operations during these trying times.

Feed the Need is helping Florida school districts expand their grab-and-go meal programs to include children and families who sometimes fall through the cracks.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ro Khanna urge Congress to offer protections for front-line employees, including foodservice workers.

The bill would allow all SNAP recipients to use their benefits at participating restaurants during emergencies such as COVID-19.

A B&I chef shares his creative ideas for connecting with his community and peers, and reopening for business.

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