Customers queue for a seat at a restaurant in Central, Hong Kong, where precautions taken to combat Covid-19 have been a success. The company behind World’s 50 Best Restaurants is fundraising to keep restaurants in business. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Susan Jung
Opinion

Opinion

Feast or Famine by Susan Jung

From praising to fundraising, dining awards group pivots to help restaurants survive coronavirus shutdowns

  • Company that puts out annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants list to publish e-cookbook by top chefs, and auction meals, to raise funds for independent restaurants
  • Restaurant industry has been hit hard by lockdowns and faces social distancing restrictions that will limit sales when restaurants reopen
Customers queue for a seat at a restaurant in Central, Hong Kong, where precautions taken to combat Covid-19 have been a success. The company behind World’s 50 Best Restaurants is fundraising to keep restaurants in business. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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