There's a rise in Covid-19 cases in the United States, and with that, restaurants are starting to feel the brunt.
In some states, restaurants are seeing the reimplementation of restrictions. And, with the holidays paired with non-tourism months, it couldn't come at a worst time.
But, we wanted restaurants to know their is help out there. You can start with your food service providers.
For example, this "Operating Safely Guide" by US Foods provides expansive details on how to manage through the pandemic. From FOH and BOH recommendations to federal and local requirement overviews, you're sure to find comfort in knowing there are folks making sure you have the latest information so you can provide a safe dining experience for customers.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also have guiding principles and important information on operating safely in restaurants. Click here for details. You can also tell your customers the CDC has information regarding food safety and eating out.
There is also OSHA Covid-19 guidance for restaurants offering take out or curbside pick up.
Whatever the case, make sure you, as a restaurant owner, seek out the latest information when training staff on Covid-19.
Check out Wedgefield Country Club's Executive Chef Danny Smith visiting the Growers Market at 1711 South Fraser Street. He spoke with Carol Williams of Millgrove Farms and plans to cook next Saturday at the Market, using produce from them and other tables set up. Come out and taste what's been grown. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Both Fox Farm and Third Day Farms will be at the market. Click the name of the businesses for their Facebook pages.
Stay tuned for more details.