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  • Writer's picturePeter Backman

The industry plans to rebuild

Following the Prime Minister’s speech on 10 May, the lockdown rules have been lifted very slightly, but sadly, it’s clear that the foodservice sector, along with hospitality and travel will be amongst the last to emerge because they are “crowded by design”.

Nevertheless, thoughts are being turned to how to cope with social distancing. There are long lists of solutions including screens, one-way front of house traffic, sanitising stations and checking staff temperatures. There will be many initiatives and only time will tell which will work. But, I have no doubt that the industry, as always, will pull together to share ideas and best practice.

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