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  • Restaurants, Cafes & Food Service 

  • Resources

     

     

    FEDERAL GUIDANCE

    CDC GUIDANCE
    Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), May 2020 - CLICK HERE.
    What Grocery and Food Retail Workers Need to Know about COVID-19 - CLICK HERE
     
    US FDA
    Best Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants, and Food Pick-Up/Delivery Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic - CLICK HERE
     
    NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSN
    Covid-19 Reopening Guidance - CLICK HERE

     

    STATE GUIDANCE

    Restore Illinois Phase 4 Guidelines for Indoor and Outdoor Dining - CLICK HERE

    Restore Illinois Phase 4 Indoor Dining - Industry Toolkit - CLICK HERE

    DCEO IL Phase 3 Opening Dining Guidelines - CLICK HERE

    IL Phase 3 Toolkit for Restaurants & Bars - CLICK HERE
     
    Restore Illinois - State Governor's Phased Plan for Reopening the Economy - CLICK HERE
     
    The Illinois Restaurant Association has lots of information and resources on their web site - https://www.illinoisrestaurants.org/
     
     
    LOCAL GUIDANCE
     
    Oak Park Outdoor Dining Guidance - CLICK HERE
     
    Phase 3 support guidance from Village of Oak Park - CLICK HERE

    SUPPORT

    Covid-19 Restaurant Support - Great tips and resources! CLICK HERE


     

  • News&Current Affairs

     

    STATE NEWS

    Pritzker Phase 4 Announcement (June 22, 2020) - CLICK HERE

    Pritzker Phase 3 Announcement (May 24, 2020) - CLICK HERE

    LOCAL NEWS

    "How Chicago’s Food Industry Is Responding to Black Lives Matter Protests" - CLICK HERE

     "Pritzker’s 5-phase plan a ‘gut punch’ to restaurants desperate to open" - CLICK HERE
     
    "How will Illinois reopen? Three charts breaking down Pritzker’s plan" - CLICK HERE

     

  • Finance/Funding

     

     

    Restaurant Employee Relief Fund - CLICK HERE

    James Beard Foundation - CLICK HERE

    Sales tax relief for bars and restaurants Gov. Pritzker has directed the Department of Revenue to defer sales tax payments for eating and drinking establishments that incurred less than $75,000 in sales tax liabilities last year. CLICK HERE for more information.