Unemployment and restaurants, how you can help

Taste Utah

Today Katy with Taste Utah visited Nomad Eatery and also wanted to discuss the importance of doing all you can to support Utah’s restaurants during this difficult time.

Utah restaurants are open for takeout, delivery, and drive-thru. Eating out means staying in for the health and safety of everyone. The true reality of the situation is that 25,000 restaurant and foodservice professionals have applied for unemployment, 173,000 in sales — jobs lost & dollars lost.

The Utah Restaurant Association has also partnered with the Utah House of Representatives staff on an important project that is a win-win for all of us. They are going to be feeding health care workers and they are raising money to provide the food. This food will come from local restaurants and will continue to support the local economy.

Don’t miss Katy and Jami every Sunday at 930 AM on Taste Utah.

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Utah’s Restaurant & Hospitality Tip Jar

Friends of Utah Restaurants,

The Utah Restaurant Association has partnered with One Small Miracle to help supplement restaurant and hospitality professionals who have become unemployed due to the COVID-19 health measures. Please consider donating what you may tip a service professional any given day to Utah's virtual tip jar through Venmo: UtahsHospitality-TipJar

ALL donations will go directly to Utah restaurant and hospitality professionals who no longer have an income.

Utah Restaurant & Hospitality Tip Jar