The Kitchen Restaurant Group

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The Kitchen Restaurant Group
The Kitchen Restaurant Group logo.png
The Kitchen Restaurant Group's logo
Type Private
Industry Dining
Country United States
Official website

The Kitchen Restaurant Group is a national group of restaurants in the United States. Their properties include Hedge Row, Next Door, and The Kitchen.

COVID-19 response

Consumers

  • Encouraging 23 March 2020 (WHO.svg+12 dayssrc): Next Door closes four of the restaurant’s 11 locations - specifically locations in Indianapolis, Memphis, the Cleveland area and Highlands Ranch, Colorado.[1]

Employees

  • 16 March 2020 (5 days since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic):
    • Encouraging: Next Door employees that restaurant would temporarily shut down operations for two weeks.[1]
      • Disappointing: Managers to receive pay cuts.[1]
      • Disappointing: Hourly workers would get no pay at all, but told they could access paid sick time.[1]
  • Complicated 21 March 2020 (WHO.svg+10 dayssrc): Announces they will be making changes to their Family Fund program, an emergency fund for employees funded by contributions from employees.[1]
  • 23 March 2020 (12 days since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic):
    • Encouraging: Next Door closes four of the restaurant’s 11 locations - specifically locations in Indianapolis, Memphis, the Cleveland area and Highlands Ranch, Colorado.[1]
      • Disappointing: Approximately 100 employees left without work or income.[1]
  • 07 April 2020 (27 days since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic):
    • Disappointing: Employees report numerous problems with follow-through on initial announcements:
      • Disappointing: Employees did not receive paid sick time they requested.[1]
      • Disappointing: Employees unable to access Family Fund as a result of changes to program and their employment.[1]

News articles

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Peck, Emily (2020-04-07). "Elon Musk's Billionaire Brother Told His Workers They Were Family. Until COVID-19 Hit". HuffPost. Retrieved 2020-04-09.