In a three-week period last March, U.S. restaurants lost $25 billion in revenue and three million jobs, according to the National Restaurant Association.
In Ohio, restaurant sales dropped a reported $700 million during that same period after Gov. Mike DeWine ordered them closed March 15.
Listen to Ann Fisher, host of Today on All Side podcast with local restaurant owners discussing how their businesses were affected by Covid-19. Guests include...
John Barker, president and CEO, Ohio Restaurant Association
Steve Stover, WOSU food critic
Cameron Mitchell, CEO and founder, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
Tom Dailey, Zoup
Walter Carpenter, owner, The Royce
Lisa Gutierrez, owner of Dos Hermanos restaurant and food truck
Jamie George, owner, Plas Food & Drink