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Consumer-Protecting Restaurant Programs

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Will Open with Increased Guidelines

— July 22, 2020 — Business
Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced that a number of locations opened on July 17th, with new operational guidelines that were enacted to help consumers feel safe. As part of the precautions, the Potbelly Sandwich Shop will follow the CDC guidelines that are in place as well as undertake extra efforts. Additional efforts will include employees wearing facemasks and gloves at all times, handwashing each hour, sanitizing POS systems, and cleaning tables each time they are used. Floor markers will help consumers keep appropriate distances.

Taking precautions against the spread of COVID-19 will help to protect customers and employees form the virus, additionally, these actions may help to make consumers feel safe when purchasing food from Potbelly Sandwich Shop.

Image Credit: Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Trend Themes
1. Increased Health Guidelines - Implementing stricter health and safety protocols can reassure consumers and protect them from potential risks.
2. Employee Safety Practices - Ensuring the well-being of employees through the use of personal protective equipment and frequent sanitation can help maintain a healthy work environment.
3. Contactless Dining Solutions - Offering innovative solutions such as mobile ordering, contactless payment, and delivery options can provide a seamless dining experience while minimizing physical contact.
Industry Implications
1. Restaurant Industry - Restaurants can seize the opportunity to reimagine their operations and adopt new safety measures to attract and retain customers.
2. Food Service Industry - Food service providers can explore technological advancements and implement contactless solutions to streamline operations and enhance customer satisfaction.
3. Health & Safety Industry - Companies specializing in health and safety products and services can leverage the increased demand for sanitation and protective equipment in the restaurant sector.
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