Reopening Safely & Managing Cash Flow

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Reopening Blueprint
Discover your guide to the changing landscape of restaurant management, reopening, requirements, best practices and more for your restaurant type, post-pandemic. We aim to bring you personalized solutions that fit your specific needs.
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Lease Renegotiation Strategies in Response to COVID-19
Know your options before you approach your landlord to renegotiate your lease during COVID-19.
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Free Reopening Consultation with Our Experts
Schedule a one-on-one consultation online or over the phone with one of our Restaurant Operations Consultants who can provide personalized support in reopening solutions for your business.
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THE FUTURE IS NOW
Read this Q&A with the Alinea Group’s Nick Kokonas on how he sees charting a new course for the future of his restaurants, during COVID-19 and after.
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WELCOME TO THE NEW ABNORMAL
Learn what diners want from restaurant and hospitality businesses in a post-shutdown world. Get all the details here.
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THE RESTAURANTS OF TOMORROW
In the new normal, post-COVID, restaurants will need to adapt if they want to stay in business. Find out what it takes to become a restaurant of tomorrow.
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Webinars

Reopening Safely: What You Can Do to Prepare
As some states are releasing plans to reopen, our Restaurant Operations Consultants will review tips to help you prepare to reopen your restaurant accordingly.
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Preparing to Reopen: Run a Profitable Kitchen
From receiving to storage, from prep to plating, your kitchen is where a profitable operation starts. Our Food Fanatics® Chefs will show you how to reopen with a profitable kitchen in the new normal.
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Engineering a More Profitable Menu
Our Food Fanatics Chefs and Restaurant Operations Consultants will show you how to crunch the numbers to create a more profitable menu that works for your business in the new normal.
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Moving Forward: Calculating Your Cash Flow Webinar
To help you weather the COVID-19 pandemic, our ROCs will review tools and best practices to calculate your cash flow and manage your operations.
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RESOURCES FROM THE REOPENING AND CASH FLOW WEBINARS

Moving Forward: Cash Flow Calculator
Unsure of what to do in difficult financial times? This cash flow calculator will help you better understand what your restaurant needs to break even.
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RAMP UP CHECKLIST
As you prepare to reopen, use this checklist to help you make sure your operation is in order and ready to go.
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Ramp Down Checklist
Preparing for temporary restaurant closure is difficult. This ramp down checklist will assist you and your staff through every step of the process.
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FDA GUIDANCE FOR RETAIL FOOD STORES, RESTAURANTS, AND FOOD PICK-UP/DELIVERY SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The FDA is sharing best practices to operate restaurants, retail food stores and corresponding food pick-up and delivery services to safeguard workers and consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Guidance for Employers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Review resources from the CDC on planning, preparing and responding to COVID-19, including cleaning and disinfection recommendations.
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Food Safety and Coronavirus FAQs from the FDA
Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding the foodservice industry and COVID-19 from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
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Restaurant Reopening Guidance from the National Restaurant Association
Incorporating best practices from ServSafe and direction from the FDA, this guide shares instructions on food safety, health and hygiene, cleaning and social distancing.
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COVID-19 Resources by State from the National Restaurant Association
Find important updates and resources available for your specific state, as tracked by the National Restaurant Association.
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COVID-19 Restaurant Playbook Example
View Black Sheep Restaurants' COVID-19 Playbook as you look to create your own standard operating procedures in the wake of this pandemic.
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Takeout and Curbside Pickup Guidance from OSHA
Review these tips for takeout and curbside pickup from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the United States Department of Labor.
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MAKE IT NOW MUST-HAVES
Must-have products that can help you reopen successfully and safely. Find PPE, sanitation products, takeout packaging, labor-saving food products and more.
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