These 10 Government Programs Can Help Quebec Restaurants Remain In Service

Shutterstock From a federal rent assistance program to various loans and grants, financial aid is available With an estimated 800,000 Canadian restaurant workers were laid off in March and many independent Canadian restaurants fearing they will have to close, there’s been massive fallout for the industry, and countless restaurants in need of assistance. Fortunately, various financing options have emerged…

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15 Delightful Montreal Pizzerias Open For Takeout and Delivery

Bottega Pizzeria/Facebook From a greasy all-dressed pie to fancier Neapolitan options, there’s still a decent selection of pizza available right now While plenty of Montreal restaurants have had to reinvent themselves as take-out or delivery businesses, one sector of the industry was able to adjust rapidly: pizzerias. Plus, if you’re feeling stressed out by the state of the world…

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The Proper Way to Assistance Your Team During COVID-19, According to a Cooking Area Employee

Shutterstock At one Verdun restaurant, workers are treated equal partners in an organization — and that made a big difference during the coronavirus crisis Although I’ve been a filmmaker and freelance media producer for over a decade, my main source of income often comes from hourly wages in kitchens: I’ve worked everywhere from industrial dining rooms, to hole-in-a-wall take-out joints,…

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Old Montreal Restaurateurs Are Agitating For Authorization to Reopen Eating Rooms

An empty street in the Old Montreal neighborhood. | Nicolas McComber/Getty Images The Quebec government has outlined various phases for reopening, but isn’t giving any specific dates to restaurants A number of Montreal restaurateurs took to the streets on Wednesday, protesting the lack of information they’ve received about when they can potentially reopen their dining rooms. According to the…

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‘It’s a Window, Not a Life’

With protests against police brutality and anti-Black violence breaking out across the globe, business owners attempt to balance personal loss with the need for systemic change https://www.eater.com/21280760/its-a-window-not-a-life-businesses-grapple-with-destruction-looting-protests-black-lives-matter

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Montreal’s Restaurants Will Be Permitted to Open Up Dining-room on June 22

Terrasse dining will be encouraged during Montreal’s first reopening phase | TravnikovStudio/Shutterstock Tables will be spaced out, servers will be required to wear plastic visors, and terrasse dining will be encouraged Restaurants in Montreal will be allowed to open their dining rooms again on June 22, three full months after the provincial government ordered them to close to prevent…

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