A Michigan restaurant owner says the industry faces a lost decade from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s ban on indoor dining for restaurants and bars.
“In my opinion, if this [ban] goes till the end of the year, I think the effects to the industry will take a decade to recover,” said Jeremy Sasson, founder and CEO of Heirloom Hospitality Group, a restaurant and hospitality company located in Detroit. Sasson started the business in 2010 after graduating from the University of Miami in 2007.
“The longer this goes, the more likely it is the industry will be ripped apart by the fact that the people who have worked in it for many,