Thousands have been through our workshops and we have helped restaurateurs that do sales from 20 million annually to 250k annually! We provide the steps and materials you need to take action and implement. Start now because a year from now you will have wish you did!!!![Read more…] about 30 Day Restaurant Owner Challenge!
Help the Arizona Restaurant Association by sharing information on the effects of COID-19 in our industry and community in your segment of this industry,
Thank you in advance for your help and support.
ACF Virtual Convention Don’t forget to register for the ACF Virtual Convention, taking place August 3-5! “Around the World in 80 Plates”
To submit questions ahead of time for the State of the Industry panel featuring four CMC chefs, click here.
Legendary Chef Jacques Pepin will present the keynote for the event.
Join the ACFAZ in a Zoom call with Dan Bogert, Chief Operating Officer, Arizona Restaurant Association, for an update on the current state of Arizona’s restaurants and the foodservice industry in Arizona.[Read more…] about ACFAZ July Meeting via Zoom
In a world of uncertainty, the one thing you can be certain of, the need for skilled labor will be in demand and now is the best time to brush up on your skills and knowledge. Currently, there are many organizations giving free access to tools that support career development. Expanding on five of them in this post.[Read more…] about 5 Resources offering Online courses for Career Development
Many resources and information developing more specificity for Arizona. Compiling that information and sharing them within this post.[Read more…] about Arizona Support
Organizations offering relief fund for the hospitality industry are growing in numbers, many stepping up to help our industry. Will add to the list as information develops.[Read more…] about Industry Relief Funds
Information and resources to support our foodservice industry. Here is a link to the Industry Relief Funds list.[Read more…] about Foodservice Information and Resources – COVID-19
Our industry is reacting and responding to the challenges of Coronavirus / COVID-19 and I’m following, gathering, and sharing resources when I find them on the Facebook page. The past 24 hours have been wild.
The top three main resources for information are:
National Restaurant Association Focused on our industry, great Q & A information and resources here.
OpenTable shared a GoogleDoc with restaurant data between February 18 through March 13 and it’s gutwrenching. Data from almost 60,000 restaurants compiled in this spreadsheet and shows the severity of what this is doing our industry. As of March 15, OpenTable accounts in Arizona are down 37%.
Then I saw this from Eater – Restaurants Are Fucked — Unless They Get a Bailout. One piece from this article that really stood out for me is David Chang’s comment about restaurants turning into “ghost kitchens”. I posted an article last week to the Facebook page about the rise of ghost kitchens and felt it was a reflection of consumer demands. A week later, response to the virus is causing just that.