Restaurants, cafes and concert venues are getting pummeled as coronavirus forces social distancing
Natale Servino, general manager of Servino Ristorante
Jeniece Pettitt | CNBC
Servino Ristorante, an upscale Italian restaurant in Tiburon, California, is a short drive or ferry ride from San Francisco, where scores of software and internet companies have emerged over the past decade.
Normally the 42-year-old restaurant, with picturesque views of the Bay, benefits from the thriving local tech economy. But with companies including Google, Facebook and Salesforce instructing their employees to work from home amid concerns about the spreading coronavirus, Servino has to figure out how to survive a looming crisis.
Corporate events in the banquet hall have all been canceled, said Natale Servino, general manager of the family-owned business. And there’s been a big dip in diners coming in from San Francisco.
“We’re certainly thinking about some worst-case scenarios or prolonged closures,” said Servino, in an interview at …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]