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BARS & RESTAURANTS AND THEIR STAFF ARE STRUGGLING DURING THE PANDEMIC. YOU CAN HELP…

April 21, 2020

CHEFS, SERVERS AND BARTENDERS TAKE CARE OF YOU. NOW THAT BARS & RESTAURANTS ARE CLOSED YOU CAN TAKE CARE OF THEM. HERE IS HOW YOU CAN HELP

Even as states like Georgia are early to open, much of the country remains in lockdown, compounding lost wages and heightening poverty issues such as housing and food insecurity. When the country comes back to business it could be months and months before those working in the hospitality industry find their financial footing once again. If at all.

In preserving the lives and livelihoods of those who are always there to serve you, your help can make a difference. Explore these links below to see how:

NATIONWIDE RESOURCES
https://www.barmagic.com/relief

GOFUNDME
Courtesy of Camila Fernandez (formerly of Osamil, NYC)
1. Osamil link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/1xnrl3duo0
2. SoHo Restaurant & Bar (Ecuador) link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-for-soho-team

FOUNDATIONS/501C3
USBG (United States Bartenders Guild) – https://www.usbgfoundation.org/

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GRABBING A GENERATION

January 29, 2010

Using Social Networking to Engage Gen Y Diners and Employees
By Matt Salvitti

Generation Y, Millennials, Echo Boomers, the under-30 crowd…whatever phrase is used to identify this demographic, there is no denying its effect on everything from popular culture to finance and business, to the hospitality industry. This group (those born between 1980 and 1996 and raised as the neo-liberal children of the Baby Boomer generation) defies the traditional depiction of restaurant diner or employees and needs to be approached differently than other demographics.

A recent Journal of Hospitality and Tourism research paper has cited some of the key Gen Y values and expectations as involvement, individualism, flexibility and respect – essentially feeling valued while being heard. According to the 2008 Culinary Trend Mapping Report How Gen Y Eats, “Any foodservice operator without a laser focus on this generation needs to play catch-up. Fast.”

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