The restaurant industry once again finds itself in the middle of the American cultural wars, with new attention given to an index highlighting the difference between “Cracker Barrel voters” and “Whole Foods voters.” How do operators navigate a landscape where their very brands become litmus tests for voter identification and loyalty? The Align Public Strategies team takes a look in the latest episode of the Working Lunch podcast.
President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team is taking place and being populated with people who don’t seem to have much sympathy for the restaurant business model. Is this a precursor to how the Biden administration will approach labor issues? The team discusses that as well.
The podcast wraps up with a special guest helping with the weekly legislative scorecard.
Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and nonprofits navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation's Restaurant News or Restaurant Hospitality