December 17, 2020
10 Inspiring restaurant and food service business model pivots to survive and thrive since Covid
It’s no secret restaurant and food service businesses in America have been devastated by the pandemic. In mid-September, the National Restaurant Association announced that 6 months after the onset of Covid-19, sadly nearly 1 in 6 restaurants (almost 100,000) had closed permanently; nearly 3 million employees were still out of work; and the industry was on track to lose $240 billion in sales by the end of the year.
Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao, from Flushing, Queens Chinatown, considered to have among the best soup dumplings in New York, is selling frozen versions for consumers to steam at home. The frozen dumplings can be picked up at the restaurant or ordered via a food delivery service. Other Chinese and Korean restaurants are doing the same.