Coronavirus Planning & Response

The evolving COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on the hospitality business. On-premise restaurants and bars are facing their toughest challenge since Prohibition. From the demands of forced mandates, to employee management, to emerging opportunities in food delivery and to-go sales, Bar & Restaurant is covering it all.

Welcome to our hub for all COVID-19 news and resources, where we bring you the analysis and insight to help your business survive and come back stronger than before.

Pandemic Pushes Hospitality to the Brink

With the 16 million restaurant and bar employees along with over a million businesses at stake, it's more important than ever for the industry to stick together. Our collective voices can help shape legislation but we need to be vigilant in making sure local, state, and federal programs are helping us survive.

C.P.R. or Coronavirus Planning & Response

As part of our mission to 'breath some life' into our industry, we'll be mixing uplifting content for positive mental attitudes, providing resources that state and federal programs are offering, highlighting successful cash flow initiatives, and more. Through a series of live video roundtables, fireside chats, and keynotes featuring some of the world's most celebrated operators, suppliers, and industry partners, our readers will be able to access top-notch information, all for free! Please see our coverage below and register for our daily newsletter with the latest news and information.


Special Reports

Highlight more enterprise coverage here:

90 Ways to Survive The Next 90 Days

[Webinar] 90 Ways to Survive the Next 90 Days Part I: Cash Flows & Finance

[Webinar] 90 Ways to Survive the Next 90 Days Part II: Employee Management

[Webinar] 90 Ways to Survive the Next 90 Days Part II: CARES Act Deep Dive


Coronavirus News

Take Time to Recharge: Self-Care During a Crisis

How to Shut Down a Restaurant the Right Way

Famed Author Brené Brown on Courage During COVID-19

Reading the 880-Page Stimulus Package, Here's What I Learned

How to Prepare Draft Systems for Cleaning and Temporary Closure

Running List of Lawsuits and Legislation Against Insurance

Webinar Replay: COVID-19 Planning, Pt. 2: Employee Management

View from the Bar: How to Help Employees Weather this Storm

Need to Defer Rent? Check Out this Cheesecake Factory Letter

How to Add Gift Cards to Your Bar or Restaurant Today

7 Ways to Maintain Mental Health and Wellness

Additional Relief Resources for Food & Beverage Workers

Updated: Breaking Down the Passed $2.2T Stimulus Package

Looking to Help Your Staff? These Nine Companies are Hiring

Webinar Replay: COVID-19 Planning

Running List of Every State That Has Shut Down Bars and Restaurants

Sanitize Your Surfaces: How Long Can COVID-19 Survive?

How Your Bar or Restaurant Will Survive the Pandemic

Coronavirus: Actions Operators Can Take Today

[Updated] The Government May Be Closing Your Bar or Restaurant. What You Need to Know

Trump Signs Families First Coronavirus Response Act Into Law

Voluntary or Mandatory Closures: Here's What to Do

[Updated] Will Insurance Cover Lost Income from Closing Your Bar or Restaurant

What's Next? Get Ready for the Post-Coronavirus Economy Now


Industry Resources