Coronavirus Coverage, Resources and Reporting



In an unprecedented time, restaurants large and small are closing dining rooms, laying off staff, and scrambling to figure out off-premises solutions. Empty, closed-off dining rooms even in areas where it’s not mandated by local governments are certainly the most visible response to the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dark Grocery Expands, May Stick After COVID

Dark Grocery Expands, May Stick After COVID

Dark kitchens and virtual restaurants continue to expand across the country, but as the pendulum of food spending swings back toward grocery, a similar model is expanding rapidly there as well. While a dark grocery store sounds like nightmare fuel out of a zombie...

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DoorDash Announces “Main Street Strong” Campaign

DoorDash Announces “Main Street Strong” Campaign

In an effort to help restaurants navigate the recovery phase of the pandemic, DoorDash announced a new “Main Street Strong” initiative that includes new products, programs and policies to help restaurants survive and grow their businesses. That assistance includes...

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Wingstop Takes Flight in April

Wingstop Takes Flight in April

Wingstop’s first-quarter results were good, but in the early weeks of the second quarter, the company’s deep commitment to digital operations sent its sales skyward. The company reported a 9.9 percent same-store sales increase through the quarter which ended March 30....

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We understand that things are changing rapidly, and your business may be changing as well. We have provided a convenient list of industry leading companies that can help provide valuable products and service solutions during this difficult time.

Category Company URL
Catering ezCater

Sterno Products

Communication Solution SendBird

Customer Engagement Bikky


Data Services/Research Arity

Galley Solutions

Mirus Restaurant Solutions

SeeLevel HX


Deliver Bags/Transport Systems Phase Change Solutions

Vollrath Company

Delivery Provider Deliberr





Uber Eats

Driver Technology Driver

Insurance Roadwise (Hylant)

Legal Services Cheng Cohen

Lathrop GPM

Monroe Moxness Berg

Menu Data Management Omnivore



Onboarding & Training Bluemark


Ordering Technology/POS Integration Chowly






Your Fare

Packaging Genpak

Georgia Pacific


Payment Processing Shift4 Payments

POS Restaurant365

Restaurant Equipment Transact Technologies

Seach Engine Google

Staffing/HR Fountain


Take-Out Shelving/Vending Apex

Choice Market

Tamper resistant tape Bobibands

Dot It Restaurant Fulfillment

Virtual / Mobile Kitchen Kitchen Podular

Kitchen United