COVID-19 RESOURCE HUB
UPDATED | 3/27/2020
|Worldchefs is here to support you during this uncertain time. We have compiled a variety of free resources, virtual events and more to help you connect with the global community, build skills and prepare to advance in a post-COVID-19 world.|
ACTION TO #SAVERESTAURANTS
|CANADA: Make Your Voice Heard >>|
Restaurants Canada, the Hotel Association of Canada, and the Tourism Industry Association of Canada have joined forces in their lobbying effort to secure tax relief and a credit facility for the sector as a whole. Sign the proposal to show your support.
|USA: Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act >>|
One-page summary of the proposed Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act.
USA: Everything to Know About How the $2 Trillion Stimulus Helps (and Fails) Restaurants >>
Here’s everything you need to know about the bill.
USA: Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC) >>
An initiative to unify the voice of hospitality professionals nationwide and save the local restaurants affected by COVID-19.
|CHILE: Achiga Solicita al Gobierno >>|
Como asociación y representantes de todo el gremio gastronómico estamos solicitando al gobierno que se continúe con delivery como opción de funcionamiento de restaurantes ante cierre total por COVID-19 en algunas comunas del país.
|FRANCE: Sauvons Nos Restaurants et Producteurs >>|
Pousser le gouvernement à décréter l’état de catastrophe naturelle sanitaire afin que les assurances nous indemnisent.
|EUROPE: We Are Still Open >>|
A non-profit initiative created to help a global restaurant community in crisis: listing quality restaurants, wine bars, grocers, farmers, bakeries, etc. in Europe that are providing alternative business-models and take-out/or delivery during the forced-closings during COVID-19.
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GUIDELINES + BEST PRACTICES FOR HOSPITALITY SERVICE
|COVID-19 Guide >>|
This guide, available in English, Español, 中文 (简体), Français, Burmese, العربية, and Deutsch, is specifically written to help people in the F&B industry reduce the risk of their businesses accidentally spreading Coronavirus. The suggestions are low to no-cost and are generally good practice —they have been evaluated by epidemiologists, public health experts, biologists, and doctors.
|CDC Symptoms of COVID-19 >>|
Clearly communicate and inform the team about symptoms of coronavirus.
CDC Sanitation >>
Abide by all hand washing and sanitation procedures published by the CDC.
For Hotels and Hotel Staff >>
An information sheet for hotel management and staff about coronavirus.
|Singapore’s Top Chefs On Hand Hygiene >>|
Nine chefs from Singapore’s leading MICHELIN-star restaurants including Sebastien Lepinoy, Kirk Westaway and Hawker Chan demonstrate the right way to wash your hands in a new public service campaign to combat the spread of COVID-19.
|Operating Procedures from DIG >>|
Enhanced safety protocols, delivery driver protocols, sanitation log and more.
How to Run a Restaurant in the Face of Uncertainty >>
OpenTable’s Preparedness Resource Center.
How to Prepare Your Restaurant for Delivery and Take-Out >>
Industry experts share advice on shifting their business strategies overnight to weather the storm of COVID-19.
|SOUTH AFRICA: Solidarity Response Fund >>|
South Africa now has a COVID-19 solidarity fund, to help deal with the fallout of the novel coronavirus.
|SOUTH AFRICA: Help for Small Businesses >>|
Small businesses in SA can now register for help during the coronavirus disaster.
|USA: Resources for Restaurants and Workers Coping with the COVID-19 Emergency >>|
Restaurant Workers Community Foundation has collected information and links to resources that will help restaurants and workers deal most effectively with the COVID-19 emergency.
|USA: Spill the Dish Database of Resources >>|
A database of resources (non-profit funds, government agencies, changed laws, even GoFundMe’s), searchable by state and type of relief.
|USA: A List of Relief Funds for Restaurants, Bars, and Food Service Workers >>|
Nonprofits and other grassroots organizations nationwide are working to help those affected by COVID-19.
|F&B Mental Health and Sobriety Resources >>|
As coronavirus shutters restaurants across the world, many hospitality workers are left in a state of stress, depression, isolation, and anxiety. Food & Wine Pro has compiled a list of free and low-cost resources to help manage mental health and sobriety.
ONLINE & VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES
|Free Online Training: Worldchefs Academy >>|
With our free online Pre-Commis Chef training program, you can prepare for your first job in a professional kitchen right from your home.
|Free Webinar: Sustainability Education for Culinary Professionals >>|
Bolster your resume and help bring bring sustainable practices to foodservice. This 7-day series teaches chefs how to think and act sustainable, to lead positive change for the planet – and for the improved profitably in the kitchen.
|ACF United: Our Industry & The Future of Foodservice >>|
The American Culinary Federation presents a panel of chefs discussing the state of the foodservice industry and the challenges being faced by the culinary community.
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