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Catering: the entire sector on the bridge to reopen the terraces


DECRYPTION - Professional organizations fear that 100,000 employees, or 10% of the workforce, are missing.

The end of the tunnel, finally.

For restaurateurs, May 19 sounds like a rebirth.

After months of closure, they will once again be able to welcome their customers.

The recovery will certainly be gradual, the government program to reopen 100% of the terraces and rooms running until June 30, when the curfew ends.

But alongside professionals in a hurry to put an end to sometimes more than a year of forced shutdown, a whole host of suppliers and service providers (from small cheese producer to launderers in charge of tablecloths and napkins, including stove manufacturers , brewers and producers of fries) has been mobilized for weeks to get back on track.

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“We are very happy to see our customers again,”

says Laurent Fréchet, president of the catering branch of the National Group of Independents (GNI).

But we have fear in our stomachs.

If the weather is not good, it can be catastrophic. ”

While installing the temporary terraces,

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Source: lefigaro

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