How Area Restaurants Survived Covid-19 and What their Future Will Be.

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

Listen to the podcast