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St. Louis County restaurants release emotional video to Sam Page, ask for cooperation | News Headlines – St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri 2020-11-19 18:15:00 –

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com)-A new video released on Tuesday features several St. Louis County restaurants explaining what would happen to their business if the new limits were extended beyond four weeks. I am.

Due to restrictions enforced on Tuesday, indoor dining in restaurants is prohibited.

“If our restaurant is closed for more than four weeks, our restaurant community will never recover,” said one of the quotes from the restaurant owner in the video.

[READ: Dozens of St. Louis County restaurants sue to stop new COVID-19 restrictions]

The restaurant requires that it be included in an advisory board with Executive Sam Page in St. Louis County for future decisions on restrictions.

“After this four-week shutdown, he has a reliable person in the restaurant industry who can bounce things back. He can plan not to extend the four-week shutdown,” said Ande Pietoso of Cafe Napoli. Says. Co-owner.

Pietoso is featured in a new about two minute video.

Due to these new restrictions that came into effect on Tuesday, he has already fired 30 employees between both Clayton and Town and County locations.

“Louis City, a mile and a half down St. Street, is open. St. Charles County is open, so I can sit in the dining room, but when it’s 30 degrees under the heater, why am I? Do you want to sit on your patio? “Says Pietoso.

The restriction means that there is no food inside the restaurant in Pietoso. The masks and sanitary stations are still scattered throughout and do not require the plexiglass dividers he purchased to keep customers safe.

“Even with a 15% occupancy, it would be great if the waiters could get their guests to wear masks every time they approached the table,” Pietoso said.

A video featuring restaurant owners was released hours after nearly 40 restaurants and the Missouri Restaurant Association filed a lawsuit to block dietary restrictions indoors in the county.

According to Pietoso, sales are down about 80%. He doesn’t expect to make any money so far. It’s even a break-even point to pay the staff he can cling to during these limits.

“The idea is not to change Dr. Page’s thinking. We are not trying to do that. We just want to discuss what we can do to make the dining room safer than ever. I need a solution. ”

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