Alva Review-Courier -

Hustle, hard choices for Houston restaurant amid pandemic


March 29, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — Running a restaurant is difficult under normal circumstances. During a pandemic, it's almost impossible.

For Houston chef Chris Shepherd, it's been "an all-out hustle" to survive after local officials limited restaurants to takeout and delivery, a business environment that has become the new normal for most eateries across the U.S. as part of efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Shepherd's had to make tough, emotional choices, including closing three of his four restaurants and furloughing most of his 170 hourly workers — people he considers family.

The elegan...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019