On March 9th, Chef Irene Li, owner of Mei Mei Restaurant in Boston, opened their finances to the public at an event called Open Book Open House. The purpose? To get people having more open and honest conversations around restaurants and money. But just a week after the Open Book Open House, restaurant dining rooms closed due to COVID and all of a sudden restaurant finances were on everybody’s mind.
Thank you all so much for listening to our second season! We really appreciate each one of you. If you have any thoughts about season 3, send them our way.
We’re also very grateful for Pared, our season 2 sponsor. Sign up to be a member now and join the community of other foodservice workers.
Help the restaurants and organizations featured in our second season:
Kin Restaurant in Boise, Idaho – support them by ordering delivery
Opening Soon Podcast and Tilit in New York City – Opening Soon has done a great job covering talking to restaurant folks about how they’re affected by COVID. Tilit is also selling masks with a buy-one-give one policy. If you buy one through them, they’ll donate one to a food service employee volunteering or a medical professional.
Le Pigeon in Portland, Oregon – Le Pigeon is currently doing a cellar sale for bottles of wine. Plus they have other merch and gift cards for sale.