Case Studies in Small Business Resilience
Covid-19 has presented the hospitality industry with a long and ever-growing list of challenges. In this five episode arc, made in partnership with TD Bank, The Big Food Question takes a close look at case studies where small businesses explore creative solutions to the problems exacerbated by the pandemic.
Why Did Essential Workers Strike at Hunts Point?
Hunts Point is the country’s largest wholesale produce market and it’s in the South Bronx. Workers there voted to strike on Sunday, January 17th. This past Saturday, after six days on the picket line, they popped champagne to celebrate their agreement with management on a new contract.
Can We End the Division Between Front and Back of House?
Diners and industry veterans alike are familiar with front and back of house. In this episode we look at a new concept designed to make restaurant workers’ pay more equitable - regardless of their position on the staff. It’s called heart of house.