Restaurant Re-opening

Ingest AI

The Restaurant Restarter Kit from Ingest AI enables restaurants to reopen sustainably through real-time cost management and actionable guest trends.

GFS Idea Center

What Does Your Restaurant Reopening Landscape Look Like?

Trust20

At Trust20, we go beyond food sanitation to help restaurants set a higher bar for safer environments, staff behaviors, and diner experiences.

Harri

Use Harri to conduct employee health assessments.

Eat.news

Re-emergence Guide for Restaurants

Gordon Food Service

Restaurant Re-Opening Q&A with Chef Suzanne Vizethann

86 Repairs

Restaurant Reopening Checklist

National Restaurant Association

National Restaurant Association issues guidance for restaurants readying to reopen

CNBC

Reopening America: A state-by-state breakdown of the status of coronavirus restrictions

Gordon Food Service

Checklist for re-opening your restaurant

Pickup + Delivery

Check out our third party delivery comparison guide!

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Sociavore

Set up a website with eGift Cards, online ordering (pickup, delivery, curbside), merch sales, and grocery sales. 90 days free + complimentary setup.

Eat.bikky

Eat.bikky gives restaurants a platform to set up direct delivery + pick-up orders with NO third party fees

DoorDash

DoorDash is waiving all fees for small businesses during COVID-19

Grubhub

Grubhub is delaying collecting fees as restaurants deal with COVID-19.

Uber Eats

Uber Eats is waiving delivery fees for independent restaurants during COVID-19 pandemic.

Chowly

Chowly is offering a “no-cost” starter package to help restaurants pivot to delivery.

OneDine

Guests can order from your menu on their mobile device, drive to your location, and notify you when they arrive so food can be delivered to their car.

What else can I do?

Eater

New Instagram Buttons Let Restaurants Link To Delivery, Gift Card Sales, and Donations

Tock

With Tock, you can now offer meals for delivery or pickup, just like a prepaid experience.

Dining At A Distance

List your restaurant on this site, which is aggregating restaurants around the US that are open for take-out, curbside pick-up, or delivery.

U Eat

U EAT provides restaurateurs with a white label online ordering platform tailored to their brand.

Marketing

FSR Magazine

Simplification in the COVID-19 Era: What it Means for Restaurants and Suppliers

The Verge

Instagram adds stickers for restaurants to sell gift cards and food delivery

Restaurant Business

A Social Distancing Cocktail Party, And More Innovative Ideas Of The Week

Upserve

How to Drive More Customers to Your Restaurant’s Online Ordering Page During Covid-19

Restaurant Business

A Social Distancing Cocktail Party, And More Innovative Ideas Of The Week

Spectrum Reach + Waymark

Spectrum Reach has partnered with Waymark to offer free video commercials that you can make on your own.

FastCasual.com

How restaurants can adjust operations and marketing amidst market uncertainty

Bikky

Use Bikky for marketing solutions to reach your customers at home

Operations

Trust20

At Trust20, we go beyond food sanitation to help restaurants set a higher bar for safer environments, staff behaviors, and diner experiences.

86 Repairs

Restaurant Reopening Checklist

National Restaurant Association

National Restaurant Association issues guidance for restaurants readying to reopen

Total Food

Top Waste Strategies for Restaurants and Food Distributors In A Pandemic

Gordon Food Service

GFS COVID-19 Sanitation Kit

Gordon Food Service

Checklist for re-opening your restaurant

Forbes

A Grocery Store Inside A Restaurant? Perhaps The New Reality Of A Post-Coronavirus World

Open Table

How to run a restaurant in the face of uncertainty

Gordon Food Service

Restaurants Can Provide Delicious Meals and Essentials

FastCasual.com

How restaurants can adjust operations and marketing amidst market uncertainty

FSR Magazine

How to Temporarily Close Your Restaurant Checklist

QSR Magainze

A 10-Point Plan for Restaurant Employers During COVID-19 Crisis

Cultivate Payments

Cultivate Payments is eliminating the credit card processing fees, and offering 5x Take Back Cash Rewards

Rouxbe

Check out this free course on food safety to any foodservice organization.

Science Retail

Science Retail is offering free phone support/consultation to restaurants

Apic Base

What to do with inventory when your restaurant has to close down suddenly?

86 Repairs

If you have to temporarily close your restaurant, refer to this checklist.

E-Gift Cards

Set up e-gift cards now

Square

Set up free digital gift cards from Square, so your customers can gift your business anytime, from anywhere online.

Toast

Toast gift cards make it easy for restaurants to sell, track, and manage their gift cards.

GiftFly

Start selling and promoting your online gift cards instantly for free!

Sociavore

Quickly sell digital gift cards and offer ordering on your website.

Other

Food + Tech Connect

Will My Restaurant Get Taxed on Gift Cards & GoFundMe Campaigns?

Dining Bond Initiative

Diners purchase vouchers with a 25% discount ($75 buys $100 food) for when the restaurant re-opens, or to use on delivery.

Merchant Maverick

How To Implement A Gift Card Program For Small Business: What You Need To Know & How To Get Started

Delight Rewards

In Chicago? View this directory of restaurants you can purchase e-gift cards from, and have your restaurant added to this site.

Rally for Restaurants

Buy a gift card (or five), and challenge your friends to do the same. Promote this site to your customers.

Financial Support

James Beard Foundation

In recognition of the long-term support needed by independent, locally owned restaurants to remain a vital part of their communities, the James Beard Foundation has committed its full staff and programs for the next 12-18 months to Open For Good, a campaign to support the recovery and rebuilding of an independent restaurant industry that is stronger than ever.

Restaurant Business Online

Restaurant borrowers will no longer be dinged for furloughed employees who decline their old jobs under PPP.

Forbes

What You Can Do Now To Maximize Paycheck Protection Loan Forgiveness

Open For Business

Practical financial tips from restaurateurs during the COVID-19 crisis

Upserve

10 Ways For Restaurants to Supplement Income During The Coronavirus Outbreak

FSR Magazine

Details on the paycheck protection program and how it can help restaurants

Hello Alice

Hello Alice is offering $10,000 grants for small business owners impacted by coronavirus

Lighthouse Group

Lighthouse Group Commercial Insurance for Restaurants

James Beard Foundation

The James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Industry Relief Fund

Small Business Administration

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Save Local Restaurants

Join the Independent Restaurant Coalition to help save local restaurants

Restaurant Opportunities Centers

COVID-19 Resources: ROC lists national and city/state financial resources available to restaurant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faire

A calculator to understand the potential impact of COVID-19 on your business, and see immediate next steps you can take.

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