Latin Biz Today Food Industry Expert Panel Update (Podcast 2)
Close up shot of a bartender pouring red wine into a glass.

More insights two years after the emergence of COVID19, America’s food service industry is still coping

Editor’s note: This Restaurant Industry Update is Part Two of a Two Part Series. Find Part One here.

LBT checks in with Chef Melba Wilson, Andrew Rigie and Tracy Nieporent on the status of food, food culture and the restaurant industry after two years working within a global pandemic.

Two years after the emergence of COVID19, America’s food service industry is still coping with the structural roller coaster of navigating the business of feeding people within a global pandemic. Current worker shortages, shifting regulations and global supply chain issues continue to complicate this industry’s recovery – one that remains critical to the larger US economy.

Celebrity chef Melba Wilson, Executive Director of the New York City Hospitality Alliance Andrew Rigie, and Myriad Restaurant Group CMO Tracy Nieporent, update Latin Biz Today on the imaginative ways in which the food service industry is progressing with it’s miraculous economic recovery. Helping to re-set the table for communities desperate for small slice of normality, these food industry veterans are tirelessly working to maintain safe conditions as larger amounts of people return the night life and dining experiences they love.

Left to Right: Executive Director of the New York City Hospitality Alliance Andrew Rigie, Restaurant Owner, Chef Melba Wilson & Myriad Restaurant Group CMO Tracy Nieporent,

Left to Right: Executive Director of the New York City Hospitality Alliance Andrew Rigie, Restaurant Owner, Chef Melba Wilson & Myriad Restaurant Group CMO Tracy Nieporent,

Merging new technologies, and hybrid work environments with good old-fashioned customer service care, these seasoned professionals are ready to re-establish everything from the art of elegant dining spaces, to the joys of comfort food, and the political advocacy that helps bring people back to shared tables. Because in the end, as Andrew Rigie puts it, “food feeds the body, but dining out feeds the soul.” Join us for this thoughtful two part podcast series.

Enjoy part 2 of this 2 part podcast…

RELATED POSTS

One of the Original Madmen and An Inspirational Latino

One of the Original Madmen and An Inspirational Latino

In the early 1960s Dan Vargas left his creative mark on Madison Avenue and helped open the door for others. Dan Vargas is used to standing out. As a young boy, he was one of the few Latinos living in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. Once he...

Hispanic Heritage Month, Dedicated to Les “Coach” Fernandez

Hispanic Heritage Month, Dedicated to Les “Coach” Fernandez

Les "Coach" Fernandez inspired LatinBusinessToday, and many others before us. Dr. Leslie Fernandez ("Coach") amassed an incredible legacy and our mission to Inform, Inspire, Mentor & Empower. This is his story: Coach Fernandez circa 1982 “Don’t shoot! That’s...

Her Mixed Racial Background Is This Latina’s Superpower

Her Mixed Racial Background Is This Latina’s Superpower

A multi-talented actress, singer, dancer talks about the obstacles of colorism and Latin stereotypes in the theater industry. Meet Megan Elyse Fulmer, part of the 2022 cast of ¡Americano! the Musical! which premiered this spring season in NYC. Fulmer is of mixed...

Polls

Sign Up for the Latin Biz Today Newsletter

Video Gallery

PR Newswire

Featured Authors

Money

Talent/HR

Legal

Marketing

Never Forget the Personal Touch

Never Forget the Personal Touch

Reach out to your current customers and prospects– especially if you are a small business. I have owned my own business for almost for many years – and I find it is a constant learning experience. One thing that I have learned that has benefitted my business is that...

Strategy

Is Your Small Business Resilient Enough?

Is Your Small Business Resilient Enough?

The ability to quickly adapt, recover and reinvigorate in business is a constant requirement   "I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game-winning shot ... and I missed. I...

Fashion

Food

Music

Sports

Innovation

Work, Life & Culture

Culture

Health & Fitness

Travel & Destinations

Personal Blogs

Pin It on Pinterest