he winds of change have never blown so fiercely – ripping and tearing through our communities, our businesses, and our lives – feeding on disruption in the midst of chaos and leaving millions of people reeling in shock.
The food and beverage industry has been hit particularly hard by this COVID-19 storm. Normal restaurant operations have screeched to a halt around the globe, and many businesses have been forced to pivot their offerings in a bid to survive. Only pizza shops and other similar eateries already equipped to deliver and fulfill carryout service have come out of this relatively unscathed. For the vast majority, however, it’s been a total disaster. And, sadly, many restaurants have closed never to return.