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.


President Trump calls on all Americans to forgo restaurant dining

The president and health officials also asked citizens to avoid gatherings with more than 10 people, at home as well as outside.


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.

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

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.

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