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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How the coronavirus will change stadium foodservice

When they reopen, sports and entertainment venues must hit the reset button and adapt to the new normal.

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RIT Dining donates meals to healthcare staff on the front lines

The university foodservice team is prepping hundreds of these meals each week.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Science’s Stocked & Reddie food pantry has hit the road to help provide food and supplies.

Residents at one continuing care community are delivered smiles along with dinner.

The dining team is working with a local food bank to help keep area families fed.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the team at Hendricks Regional Health is crafting heat-and-eat meals for busy hospital staff.

The supermarket chain invites jobless foodservice staff to join its teams.

It will be the first to implement Pandemic EBT, a benefit intended to help those who have children attending schools that are closed due to COVID-19.

They argue that broadening the Restaurant Meals Program will help protect SNAP recipients, minimize grocery store lines and keep restaurant workers employed.

The bill would suspend the collection of all meal debt as well as any late fees associated with it.

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