Getting into a pasta perfect mask game, “You CANNOLI Live Once” and “PENNE for your thoughts” face coverings are the fashion game at Marcella’s Short North, a Cameron Mitchell Restaurants concept in Columbus, Ohio. Models are, from left: Annie Bowlin, general manager of Marcella’s Short North, and Amberlyn Heiney, regional director for Cameron Mitchell Restaurants.
Ryan Lane – McCormick
Sporting the hot new look for summer, Ryan Lane, the assistant general manager at McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks in Reston, Va., has a flame-inspired mask.
At Blackwood BBQ in Schaumburg, Ill., general manager Nick Linstruth, left, and general manager Jacob Nathan go for style basics, sporting simple gray and white masks.
Chef Andrew Gruel – Slapfish
Going with a family-founded face covering, Andrew Gruel, chef and founder of the fast-casual Slapfish, which has more than 20 locations and recently opened in Hilton Head, S.C., was in quarantine with his wife and children and tweeted: “If my kids won’t fold their own laundry, then this will keep happening.”
Donning face coverings with Southern charm at Restaurant Tyler in Starkville, Miss., are, from left, Barbara Burgess, wine director and sommelier, and Mercedes Smith, assistant manager.
The New York-based Just Salad brand teamed with fashion designer Kenneth Cole to create “ESSENTIAL” face coverings for all team members, modeled here by Ruth Rodriguez, the restaurant team leader at the 600 Third Ave. restaurant in New York City.
Even mascots – or maskots, in this case – get into the face covering contest with this Big Boy in Woodhaven, Mich., getting an oversized mask. The company said several of the Big Boys are sporting suggestive face coverings.