Restaurant Industry November 2nd

Restaurant Reservations

Restaurant Reservations stayed relatively stable over the last two weeks, with a slight decline. GA reservations dropped 2% down to 69% of last year, and National Reservations dropped 3% to 57% of last year.

Casual Dining, Fast Food, And Bars (In the south)

Casual dining establishments averaged 78% capacity in the last two weeks. This is up 2% from the last two weeks. Bars are up a similar amount, climbing 3% over the last report to 85% capacity. Fast food remains unaffected, it is slightly (2%) above what it was last year.

In the news

Georgia Restaurant Association seeks to ease restrictions on sidewalk dining – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Chris Fuhrmeister

The GRA is lobbying local governments to adopt sidewalk dining ordinances, and for those that already allow sidewalk dining, the organization is seeking to eliminate or reduce associated fees.

Photo of an undetermined Georgia Tech home game during the 1918 college football season. That's when the sport was hit by the Spanish flu and the end of World War I.

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