Operating Safely

FOR CHALLENGES BEHIND YOU AND IN FRONT OF YOU,

WE’RE STILL RIGHT BESIDE YOU

At US Foods®, we’re here to help you innovate and shift your business in any way you need –from helping you with guidelines to driving new ideas for enabling profits. Get on trend ingredients, the latest technology and one-on-one support to make your business profitable.
Schedule a free consultation with a Food Fanatics® Chef or Restaurant Operations Consultant in your area for help with anything – from menu planning to P&L strategy to takeout and delivery.

CARES ACT Guide
Make It Now - Winter Must Haves

REGISTER FOR A LIVE WEBINAR OR WATCH ON DEMAND

Webinar sessions that help you increase revenue and operate safely, with Q&A.

CARES ACT AND FFCRA Q&A
Get your questions answered from our experts about recent legislation, including the CARES Act, PPP and Families First Coronavirus Act. We will review recent updates and discuss how they impact you and your employees.
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DIGITAL FRONT DOOR TOOLKIT
Your website is your digital front door – and you need to make it as inviting to customers as you would your physical space. Learn from our CHECK® Business Tools partner BentoBox how a better-designed website can better your bottom line.
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DINE-IN AND OUTDOOR DINING GUIDES

If you’re open, or thinking of opening for dine-in and/or outdoor dining, this page has everything you need to do so safely and profitably while delivering great customer service.

A Guide to Great Outdoor Dining
How restaurants have expanded to keep al fresco dining all year.
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Operating Safely Guide
How restaurants and foodservice operations can adopt safe practices while operating efficiently.
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SUPPORT FOR TAKEOUT, DELIVERY AND GHOST KITCHENS

Whether you’re a seasoned pizza shop or a takeout newbie, this page has resources for leveling up your off-premise game, including adding a Ghost Kitchen as a new revenue stream.

Ghost Kitchens
Learn the US Foods Ghost Kitchens program to add a new revenue source to your takeout and delivery services.
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PROMOTING DELIVERY AND GHOST KITCHENS
Your ability this season to get your off-premise offerings in front of diners could make or break your business. Learn how to leverage your website and social media to make your brand stand out, and make ordering easy and profitable.
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MAKE YOUR MENU WORK HARDER

Building a profitable menu that diners crave can feel impossible, but our experts have you covered. Click for tips and up-to-the-minute food trends that can help you stay ahead of the competition.

US FOODS® MENU
Let your menu make a great first impression of your brand with Menu Design, powered by US Foods. Activate your most important marketing tool now.
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Holiday and Seasonal LTOs
Get profitable LTO strategies and tips for upcoming food and seasonal holidays.
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RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS RESOURCES

Guides, how-to's and templates for all things operations – operating safely, temporarily closing, managing cash flow, and more.

P.A.U.S.E.D.
Many operations across the country are temporarily closing dine-in operations due to government restrictions and other various reasons. If you need to close temporarily, we’ve created a comprehensive checklist that will help you prepare to shut down, communicate, close, and plan to reopen safely.
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Operating Safely Guide
How restaurants and foodservice operations can adopt safe practices while operating efficiently.
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LABOR LEGISLATION AND STAFFING RESOURCES

CARES ACT/ ERTC/ FFCRA

Whether you have already received CARES Act support and need additional assistance, or were unable to secure funds in the past, we’re here to help.

CARES ACT AND FFCRA Q&A
Get your questions answered from our experts about recent legislation, including the CARES Act, PPP and Families First Coronavirus Act. We will review recent updates and discuss how they impact you and your employees.
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CARES Support
Our consultants can help you understand the new relief options and how to get what you need.
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MARKETING AND TECHNOLOGY GUIDES AND TEMPLATES

Looking for help with social media? Need a new menu? Fed up with your old POS system? Click here.

Marketing Signage
Need social distancing decals? Keep guests aware of your protocols with these floor decals and other signage.
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Special Offers from CHECK® partners
Our CHECK Business Tools partners are working to help restaurant operators adapt to the new normal in the foodservice industry.
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MULTI-UNIT, COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY, HEALTHCARE AND HOSPITALITY RESOURCES

REOPENING/RECOVERY BLUEPRINT
Discover your guide to the changing landscape of foodservice management within universities, hospitals and hotels. Get guidance on reopening, requirements, best practices and more for your operation post-pandemic. We aim to bring you personalized solutions that fit your specific needs.
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Operationalizing the international dysphagia diet standardization initiative (iddsi), part 1 - healthcare
Part 1 of Operationalizing the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) will be a live panel session. The panel will share their experiences executing this new diet modification system through all phases of the transition.
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UPDATES FROM US FOODS AND THIRD-PARTY EXPERTISE

US Foods Update
US Foods has taken many critical actions to support the health and safety of our associates and customers during this time, making informed fact-based decisions with guidance drawn from expert resources, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Contactless Payment Info
On June 15th, 2020, US Foods stopped accepting cash. Checks are now only allowed through mail.
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