Gov. Phil Murphy has vetoed legislation that would have appropriated $30 million in federal CARES Act funds to restaurants, bars and caterers that suffered financial losses after he reversed his decision to allow indoor dining to resume July 2. The bill (S-2704 / A-4413) would have reimbursed business owners who had spent money on food […]
Small businesses must pre-register before Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. if they intend to apply for grants available under Phase 3 of the Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program, which has $70 million in federal CARES Act funds to help small restaurants, businesses and nonprofits impacted by the pandemic. New Jersey Economic Development Authority CEO […]
NJBIA President Michele Siekerka told a national television audience Tuesday that New Jersey restaurants will not be able to survive much longer operating under the state-ordered 25% restriction on indoor dining capacity, especially when outdoor dining options disappear with the arrival of colder weather. “It just doesn’t work,” Siekerka told Fox News’ “Your World with […]
The National Restaurant Association, with the help of lawyers from Jackson Lewis, has published a guide on what restaurants can do to protect their workplaces from coronavirus. Some of the preventative items, like taking employees’ temperature before allowing them in the workplace, would not be allowed under normal circumstances. Because the Centers for Disease Control […]
We visit the Million Dollar Food Guys who talk to us about poser, wannabe chefs, what it takes to make it in the restaurant game and the point at which you have to slow down and dedicate less time to your business.