Restaurant sales

Outback Steakhouse and Bonefish Grill owner says restaurant sales exceed pre-pandemic levels, workers easy to find

Bloomin ‘Brands CEO David Deno told CNBC restaurant sales were 12.6% above 2019 levels. He said the company has taken advantage of the delivery option and reopened dining rooms to boost sales. He also said that manpower has not been a problem for the company, despite a shortage of manpower in the industry. Business is […]

Restaurant protocols

Los Angeles County Revises Restaurant Protocols, Announces Live Event Rules | Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

On April 17, 2021, the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (“Department”) revised its restaurant protocol to allow for increased activity in light of the reopening of the County Orange Level. The changes include: Allow restaurants to have outdoor entertainment. Live entertainment operations are permitted outdoors only. Performers should be at least 12 feet from […]

Restaurant sales

Restaurant sales recovered almost entirely in March

Photo courtesy of MOD Pizza Restaurant sales jumped 36% year-over-year in March as consumers spent their stimulus checks, allowing the industry to almost fully recoup sales lost during the pandemic despite capacity limits and closures. Food services and drinking places generated $ 61.2 billion in sales in March, up 13.4% from February, according to U.S. […]

Restaurant sales

Temporary pop-ups in Northwest Arkansas boost restaurant sales

Jonathan Key, director of drinks and bar at Bentonville’s restaurant The Preacher’s Son and Undercroft – the intimate bar and lounge in the restaurant’s basement – said the owners had recently transformed the cocktail bar into The Oasis at Undercroft on the tropical theme. The temporary (pop-up) event started on March 19 and will run […]