Restaurants are in the soup due to lockdown regulations
The lockdown restrictions have left about 80% of the restaurant industry’s workers unemployed through forced closures, and the easing of restrictions is unlikely to improve the dire situation.
Sylvester Ncube from Ottawa Creek Spur in Edenglen putting the finishing touches on their preparations for opening for business amid Covid -19 measures being relaxed soon, 19 June 2020. The new regulations will allow for restaurants to serve meals under strict conditions. Spur will be enforcing social distancing of all their tables, only using every second one and using designated directions for walkways, they have screen dividers and a strict sanitising and food delivery protocol that the staff will be trained in. Picture: Neil McCartney