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Supporting The Hospitality Industry

FOCUSED ON OUR CLIENTS

When COVID hit, Citrin Cooperman hit the ground running - advising the restaurant community, providing consulting services, and distributing timely regulatory information and other news affecting the industry. We also assembled a team of dedicated industry resources, with specialized knowledge of PPP and pandemic-related regulation, to address the specific needs of our clients. While we continue to service our clients, our Restaurant & Hospitality practice is also providing actionable support by spotlighting some of our industry clients, and how they are changing their business strategy to continue to serve their customers.


CLIENT SPOTLIGHT LIST

Alicart Restaurant Group

Al Pastor (PA)

Another Broken Egg Cafe

Ani Ramen House

Aquavit

Bardea Food & Drink (DE)

Casa Nela

Carmine's Italian Restaurant

Claudette NYC

Clinton St. Baking Company & Restaurant

Craft New York

Commonwealth Joe (VA)

Ess-a-Bagel

Great Performances

Hampton Coffee Company

ilili New York

In The Valley (PA)

Fresh&co

Khe-Yo

Laurel (PA)

Locali (NY)

Pub Street (NY)

Roey's NYC

Rosemary's 

Small Batch Restaurant

The Smith Restaurant

Sparks Steakhouse

Stove & Tap (PA)

Vetro Restaurant and Lounge

Villa Restaurant Group

Village Social (NY)

Virgil's BBQ

Washington Prime (CT)


If you are a Citrin Cooperman client and would like to be added to the spotlight list, please email restaurant@citrincooperman.com 

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Restaurant owners across the nation are fighting to keep their industry alive. Just as the restaurant business was staggering back to life, another COVID resurgence prompted statewide shutdowns of indoor dining. The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit by COVID-19. Thousands of restaurants, bars, and other eating establishments, have shut their doors; some forever. The restaurant community is working hard to maintain consumer confidence, and a number of our clients have made strategic business decisions to reinvent their business.



OUR CLIENTS ARE REIMAGINING THE FUTURE


While many restaurants are closed and cannot provide indoor/outdoor dining, many of our clients are still operating, and have pivoted their business to provide new offerings. Many are offering curb side pick-up, takeout and delivery, delicious minimal-prep home cooked meals, gift cards, and more, to keep their businesses going. Some have also developed creative online ordering and delivery solutions to reach their customers. 

HOW WE ARE SUPPORTING OUR CLIENTS


To extend our support, we are spotlighting some of our clients that are offering a variety of new dining and delivery choices, gifting options, and prepared food packages to their customers, in order to keep operating through this crisis. 

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT


  


“Carmine’s has been serving the neighborhood for over 30 years. COVID has forced us to pivot to rely on take-out. Our new Carmine’s and Virgil’s App has really helped us through these challenging times. It rewards our loyal customers and cuts down on expensive third-party delivery fees. And our website offers nationwide delivery of our Famous Marinara Sauce.”

JEFFREY BANK
Carmine's Italian Restaurant

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We have worked very hard during these difficult times at being creative with new delivery, and The Smith at Home options, so that we can take care of our team members and offer new ways to make our guests happy. We look forward to welcoming our guests back to dining and celebrating in the restaurants in the near future.

MICHAEL JACOBS 
Corner Table Restaurants
The Smith Restaurant



Ess-a-Bagel was established in 1976, becoming a New York Institution. Through the pandemic we have come up with numerous ways to pivot the business. We expanded our delivery zones to include the Tristate area and the Hamptons, plus shipping 6 days a week throughout the country.  We also provide special packaging options through a number of delivery platforms, like Mercato, and partnerships, like the Hampton Jitney – delivering breakfast on their Ambassador line. We are thrilled to be able to offer our customers various ways to receive our bagels and we look forward to serving our customers their favorite New York bagels for many years to come.”



MELANIE FROST
Ess-a-Bagel