May 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am UTC
Below are the topics that will be covered:
- Employer Liability Issues in Return to Workplace
- Path to Reopening
- Insurance Coverage for Third Party Liability Issues
- Update on PPP
Session Date: Friday, May 1st, 2020
Session Time: 1 PM EST
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Get all the details on options offered through the CARES Act and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s programs, designed to ease the burden for small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. We will discuss these options in depth and the ongoing support available to small businesses, followed by a Q & A session.
- US Foods® Restaurant Operations Consultant, Brian Kerby
- Catherine Ransom and Paul Poteet, Managing Directors of Glover Park Group, a consulting firm in Washington specializing in Small Business Advocacy
Registered attendees will receive login information for the webinar approximately 45 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
*There is a LIMIT of 10,000 participants in this webinar
It’s all over the news and we can’t avoid it if we tried, everyone is talking about it. The Coronavirus disease, (COVID-19). Painful to watch how this is affecting our economy, uncertain at this point how long or how much impact this will have, and to be honest with you, I’m not sure how much of this I want to take on either.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
While doing research, I discovered many aspects of our industry are addressing the issue so rather than me giving you my uneducated opinion and researching this for hours, below is information shared by the different segments within our focus.
American Culinary Federation
Cactus IFT update for Suppliers’ Night Tuesday, March 31st.
Food Safety News
- Coronavirus stops FDA from conducting foreign food safety inspections
- Some food safety event producers in holding patterns as concerns about coronavirus spread
Institute of Food Technologists
National Restaurant Association
Stay informed, wash your hands, reduce the spread of germs, and continue to support local business.
Drum roll, please….. The James Beard Foundation published the list of the 2020 Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists and here’s the list for Arizona. Many new categories, many new faces, and many familiar ones too.
Best New Restaurant
Outstanding Bar Program
Outstanding Chef (Presented by All-Clad Metalcrafters)
Outstanding Hospitality (Presented by American Airlines)
Outstanding Pastry Chef (Presented by Lavazza)
Country Velador, Super Chunk Sweets & Treats, Scottsdale, AZ
Outstanding Restaurant (Presented by S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water)
Outstanding Restaurateur (Presented by Magellan Corporation)
Outstanding Wine Program
Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Producer
Stephen Paul, Hamilton Distillers, Tucson, AZ
Rising Star Chef of the Year (Presented by S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water)
Best Chefs (Presented by Capital One)
Stephen Jones, The Larder + The Delta, Phoenix
Bernie Kantak, Citizen Public House, Scottsdale, AZ
Shinji Kurita, Shinbay Omakase Room, Scottsdale, AZ
Danielle Leoni, The Breadfruit & Rum Bar, Phoenix
Maria Mazon, BOCA Tacos y Tequila, Tucson, AZ
Chrysa Robertson, Rancho Pinot, Scottsdale, AZ
Silvana Salcido Esparza, Barrio Café Gran Reserva, Phoenix
Samantha Sanz, Talavera, Scottsdale, AZ
Jeff Smedstad, Elote Cafe, Sedona, AZ
Ryan Swanson, Kai, Gila River Indian Community, Chandler, AZ
The 2020 James Beard Awards Gala will take place on Monday, May 4, at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
The 2020 Leadership Awards will be held on Sunday, May 3 in Chicago, and the 2020 Media Awards will take place on Friday, April 24, at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City.
For more information and tickets, jamesbeard.org/awards.
Published February 6,
January 2019 restaurant openings and closing in Phoenix Metro.
Brendan Campbell Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 Court: Bartenders, waiters entitled to higher pay for non-tipped work WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Arizona bars and restaurants cannot pay tipped employees less than minimum wage for doing work that does not directly generate tips, a decision that one attorney called “a game changer.” The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a district court ruling and was a victory for 14 bartenders and servers who sued nine businesses that they said used the minimum wage exemption to illegally underpay them.
Read more from the source: Court: Bartenders, waiters entitled to higher pay for non-tipped work
Corey Hawk Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 Arizona’s first malt house saves water and supports local breweries CAMP VERDE – Zach Hauser, like many farmers in the Verde Valley, takes pride in his land and the crops he grows. Normally this time of year, rows of corn, alfalfa, carrots and watermelon would cover his acreage.
Read more from the source: Arizona’s first malt house saves water and supports local breweries