Every week we’re rounding up some of our favorite articles with trends and tidbits from the world of restaurants. Tell us: what made your reading list this week?
Groundbreaking Indian Chef Floyd Cardoz Dies at 59 of COVID-19 – Food & Wine
News of the passing of Floyd Cardoz, award-winning chef of Mumbai’s Bombay Canteen and O Pedro, shook the restaurant world. Cardoz became the first Indian-born and -raised chef to helm a top New York City kitchen when he joined Union Square Hospitality Group to lead the now-shuttered Tabla. Read memories and condolences from Ruth Reichl, Danny Meyer, Francis Lam, and more.
Everything to Know About How the $2 Trillion Stimulus Helps (and Fails) Restaurants – Eater
Eater’s Ryan Sutton breaks down the federal stimulus bill to answer burning questions that affect the entire restaurant world. Find out what the legislation means for you and your team, from paid leave and loan forgiveness to benefits for gig workers and families.
Chefs Across the US Are Transforming Their Restaurants into Relief Centers for Laid-Off Restaurant Workers – CNN Travel
Chefs are rallying to help out-of-work peers as dining rooms close en masse, launching relief centers to give out meals, cleaning supplies, and essentials. Others vow to cook a million gallons of soup to feed restaurant workers. Learn about all of their efforts and how you can access them.
It’s Like Starting A Whole New Restaurant: Take Out In The Time Of COVID-19 – Forbes
For a full-service restaurant, pivoting to a takeout and delivery model requires thoughtful planning, quick action, and a multifaceted approach. Here’s how restaurants around the country have pulled it off, with examples from distinct, varied concepts – read on, and get inspired.