New York City restaurants fight to stay in businesses with takeout, delivery options

The coronavirus is having a major impact on restaurants, causing them to make changes to the way they do business.

News 12 Staff

Mar 24, 2020, 2:19 AM

Updated 1,492 days ago

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The coronavirus is having a major impact on restaurants, causing them to make changes to the way they do business.

As of last week, restaurants have been limited to takeout and delivery only in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Many restaurants have either closed or let go of staff members to survive.

Fornino in Brooklyn is taking extra precautions to make sure food people order is safe.

Owner Michael Ayoub decided to keep a skeleton staff on board so they can make a living and enhance takeout and delivery.

Everyone on staff is wearing gloves and pizza boxes are sealed with a sticker to show they haven't been tampered with. Pick-up and delivery are both contact-less.

Ayoub says takeout and delivery orders are keeping the entire restaurant industry afloat right now.
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