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Many restaurants may not be able to survive the reopening process.

Working Lunch: Can the restaurant business model survive social distancing restrictions?

As businesses reopen amid coronavirus pandemic, they still can’t operate at full capacity

As restaurants across the United States begin to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, they still face restrictions, including not being able to operate at full capacity. Many may not be able to survive the reopening process. This week on Working Lunch, the team from Align Public Strategies discusses what lays ahead for operators.

Meanwhile, the war on single-use plastics has come to a screeching halt as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health experts are calling for their use in stopping the spread of COVID-19. The team takes a look at that phenomenon and what’s coming next.

Finally, delivery is now king, but can the restaurant industry put together a cohesive strategy to protect the gains it has made in this space and shape the future conversations? The podcast wraps up with this discussion and the weekly legislative scorecard.

Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and nonprofits navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation's Restaurant News or Restaurant Hospitality.

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