All the COVID changes restaurants had to make, and which might stay

Throughout spring 2020, states across the U.S. have navigated various stages of coronavirus closure and reopening. As states reopen restaurants and chains resume dine-in services, restaurant operators are left to reflect on which changes worked and which changes didn’t during coronavirus quarantine.

Datassential conducted a survey of 502 foodservice decision-makers from April 30 to May 5 on what changes they implemented during quarantine and which ones they intend to keep once restrictions are lifted. Here are the most common changes and the ones that might stick around.

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