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We Need to Support Independent Restaurants

The Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC) hosted a ZOOM call this week to discuss the current situation with our industry and how people can stay involved and informed. With over 500 people on the call, the IRC made an impassioned plea to the industry, if not the world, that direct help is needed. Specifically, more financial help, in the form of accessible grant money from Congress ($120 bill...

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Independent Restaurant Coalition Hosts National Video Conference.

You and or your customers may be interested in joining the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC) on Wednesday, April 29 at 11:00 a.m. ET for a national public video conference. Chefs José Andrés, Nina Compton, Rosa Garcia, Naomi Pomeroy, Andrew Zimmern and several other members of the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC) will unveil the coalition’s call for a restaurant stabilization fund...

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Get Creative with Carry-Out

Are you a restaurant owner or manager who has reluctantly (and temporarily) switched to carry-out or an operator who is embracing this turn of events as your “new normal? Either way, your customers (and potential customers) might be turning you to help them recreate a signature experience at home. That’s what a recent article from the National Restaurant Association’s Smart Brief is suggesting....

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Hang out with Barton Seaver

If you haven’t checked out one of Barton Seaver’s free webinars – this is a great day to start! He’ll be focused on Salmon in the Home Kitchen. These interactive sessions are always available to people enrolled in Seafood Literacy and this week they are opening it FREE up to anyone. Register here: https://rouxbe.com/live-events   If you can't make it live, the content will be archived an...

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Seafood in the News

If you’ve got time to do a little reading, here are a few seafood-focused stories from the last week that you might find interesting: David Goodhue at the Miami Herald with the latest from Florida’s commercial fleet – the news isn’t good but if anyone knows how to recover from a disaster, it’s these folks: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/florida-keys/article241997201.html...

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