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6 Unique Ways Restaurants Changed their Approach to Food Service During COVID-19

COVID-19 has made many restaurant owners change their approach to food service.

From curbside deliveries to freezer-friendly “heat-and-serve” meals and more, restaurant owners are thinking outside the box. We’re all in this together and the goal is to protect workers, protect the health of the business, and of course, protect patrons as well. Here’s what some restaurants are doing differently.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

How Food Manufacturers are Rising to Meet COVID-19 Demands

We applaud those in food manufacturing who are working through this crisis to increase production and meet the demands of America’s food needs.

Medical personnel, first responders, and even grocery-store workers are heroes during the outbreak of COVID-19. But there are other unsung heroes as well—those who work in food manufacturing and who keep the supply chain moving smoothly. During this unprecedented time, these heroes are working hard to keep up production and to ensure America has access to plenty of healthy food and beverages. Here is how food manufacturers have stepped up to the plate—increasing production to keep Americans fed.

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Restaurants

Your Restaurant Business Model During COVID-19: 5 Lessons to Keep for Future Success

Right now, the future seems uncertain, especially for those in the restaurant industry.

It may seem like the Coronavirus outbreak is going to last forever. But this will eventually pass and we will adjust to a new normal. How can we reframe this time to learn a few critical lessons about restaurant management? Here are 5 lessons restaurant owners should keep once COVID-19 is behind us.

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Breweries & Craft Brewing

6 Amazing Ways Breweries are Helping During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Breweries are the lifeblood of the Midwest. Brewing beer is tied to our heritage and an integral part of our history.

Because breweries are so near and dear to the heart of Midwestern culture, the Coronavirus impact has been especially painful. Seeing breweries struggle to deal with unprecedented economic challenges hurts us all. But there is some hope in this time of darkness. Here are some amazing ways breweries are rising to the moment to fight the impact of COVID-19.

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Apartments & Property Management

6 Considerations for Addressing Building Maintenance Concerns During the COVID-19 Outbreak

As a building manager or owner, you have a lot of responsibility right now.

As usual, you are in charge of providing and maintaining tenants living spaces—their homes. But unlike life before the Coronavirus, that responsibility comes with even more pressure. People are spending more time in their homes, working from their apartments, and fighting off the possibility of getting sick. So, how can you keep your apartment building up and running when times are anything but normal?

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Senior Care Facilities & Senior Living

How Senior Living Workers are Protecting Residents During COVID-19

When you run a senior living facility, residents are your top priority.

There’s nothing as important as keeping seniors safe and protected, especially from illness. With the outbreak of COVID-19, seniors have become even more vulnerable and high-risk. Fortunately, when clean conditions and specialized care are your highest focus, you’ve likely already taken many of the necessary basic precautions. Now, it’s time to take extra measures. Here’s what senior living workers in the Midwest are doing to protect residents during Coronavirus.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

Our Supply Chain and Coronavirus: Why Food Manufacturing is Critical

Let’s take a moment to celebrate how the food and beverage industry has been indispensable to the supply chain.

The Coronavirus outbreak shows us that in times of stress, many people are willing to step up to the plate. In less-dire circumstances, many workers do their essential jobs unnoticed, keeping America running smoothly. But in these unprecedented times, people have started to realize how critical these unsung heroes really are. One of these crucial areas is the food and beverage manufacturing industry.

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Hotels & Hospitality

7 Ways to Help Your Hotel Survive Covid-19

There’s no way to gloss over the impact that the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak is having on the hospitality industry—especially hotels.

The situation is uncertain and scary, with mass cancellations and a sharp decline in travel around the world. However, there are still several smart steps hotel owners can take during this time to reduce the impact on the long-term survival of your business. Now isn’t the time to despair. It’s time to take focused action.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing, Restaurants

How Communities are Supporting the Service Industry During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Many people have pointed out how the unprecedented global pandemic of Coronavirus has brought out the best in humanity.

Mr. Rogers told us all that in times of crisis, we should look for helpers, and nowhere is that more true than in the industry built on service and hospitality. Unfortunately, these are frightening times for restaurant workers, as they see their jobs on shaky ground. Communities in the Midwest are rallying around the service industry to show them the same support they’ve shown customers throughout the years.

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