Danny Meyer of Union Square Hospitality Group on impact of pandemic on restaurants (Full Stream 3/2)
Few sectors have felt the impact of the pandemic more than the restaurant industry. The National Restaurant Association estimates a loss of $240 billion in sales and 2.5 million jobs during 2020. Untold numbers of restaurants have shuttered permanently, and the long-term costs for industry remain to be seen. CEO and chairman of Union Square Hospitality Group, also founder of Shake Shack, Danny Meyer, joins Washington Post Live on Tuesday, March 2 at 11:30am ET to discuss what the restaurant industry needs to make it through the remainder of the pandemic.
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