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.


COVID-19 restrictions hit colleges hard

College foodservice teams across the country are dealing with canceled classes, student evacuations and limited campus operations.


Sodexo extends sick leave for employees with COVID-19

The foodservice provider to colleges, healthcare and other noncommercial operations is expanding benefits during the pandemic.

K-12 operators are working to set up meal sites so students affected by COVID-19-related closures don’t miss out on meals.

The president aired a number of extraordinary economic measures last night in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Here are the ones that matter most to foodservice.

This year's winner will be revealed five months later than usual.

The escalation of the coronavirus pandemic has caused foodservice departments to make some changes.

The Pandemic EBT Act would apply to families with children attending schools that are closed for at least five consecutive days.

In a letter to the USDA, the association recommends steps such as waiving requirements for congregate feeding to allow grab-and-go service.

Here are some guidelines to keep in mind, says a law firm specializing in employment issues.

Foodservice operators are paying attention to the coronavirus as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeks to boost awareness of the illness and how it spreads.

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