New James Beard Foundation, IRC Data Paints Grim Picture For Industry

Three in five restaurants need additional funding for fixed costs and payroll to fully reopen and stay open, according to new data from the James Beard Foundation, in collaboration with the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC). Independent restaurants and bars surveyed in May and July were asked about their current operational procedures, the challenges they face in staying open and their outlook for the future. The results released on Aug. 6 revealed independent bars and restaurants had, on…

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