Plus additions at Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Huddle House, Jet’s Pizza, Lion’s Choice, LongHorn Steakhouse, Muscle Maker Grill, Perkin’s Restaurant & Bakery, Velvet Taco and Yard House
Paycheck Protection loans to be replenished as Treasury updates guidelines to narrow applicant pool
The steakhouse chain faced criticism for receiving a federal loan designed for small businesses; other chains returning funds include Sweetgreen, Shake Shack
Funding runs dry for small business, but chain borrowers argue their restaurants count too
Sure, coronavirus is a disaster. But it’s also an opportunity, said Portillo’s CEO Michael Osanloo and Upward Projects CEO Lauren Bailey
White House coronavirus task force outlines phases for reopening restaurants and bars.
Usually feeding four or five people, these deals bring group solutions to homebound consumers
Recommendations include sanitizing tabletops between seatings, discarding single-use items like paper menus and installing sneeze guards along buffet bars.