DoorDash awards $ 5,000 grants to 32 Cincinnati eating places

DoorDash restaurant delivery service has awarded $ 5,000 in grants to 32 Cincinnati restaurants to offset the cost of running a restaurant amid a global pandemic.

The grant program is part of DoorDash’s five-year Main Street Strong pledge of $ 200 million, which includes a $ 10 million initiative to support restaurants in cities across the United States and Canada.

DoorDash announced the grant recipients on March 4, awarding $ 5,000 to each restaurant to help cover rent, payroll, expanding outdoor dining, or purchasing personal protective equipment.

Eligible Cincinnati restaurants must have three or fewer stores currently operating and no more than 50 employees per store. The restaurants must have annual sales of $ 3 million or less per store in 2019.

These are the restaurants that received $ 5,000 grants:

  • 13th Street Alley.
  • Agape Cafe.
  • B&B Street Kitchen.
  • BlaCk Coffee Lounge.
  • Cafe Mediterranean.
  • Copper & flame.
  • Crzy Monk.
  • Dilly. Bistro, bar & bottle shop.
  • Good plate food.
  • Hi sweetheart.
  • Hopscotch.
  • Incline smoke shack.
  • Keystone University Square.
  • King’s Way Cafe.
  • Especially restaurant.
  • Mac Shack
  • Mazunte Taqueria
  • Revitalization of the melt
  • Nation kitchen and bar
  • Oriental wok
  • Sandbar
  • Street pops
  • Sunny Blu Coffeehouse
  • Tea n bowl
  • Picture bar + kitchen
  • The bagelry
  • The BonBonerie Cafe
  • Tickle Pickle Restaurant
  • TiYah’s table
  • Truva Cafe Mediterranean
  • Turkeys R Us
  • Zablong special pizza

“With this scholarship from DoorDash, we can breathe out a little in the summer season 2021!” Sara Bornick, Owner of Streetpops, said in a press release, “This grant helps us with some overheads such as rent and utilities so we can continue to produce delicious popsicles and develop strategies to bring them out to the community while maintaining a safe and socially distant place The atmosphere. “

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In a press release, DoorDash said, “During the first round of DoorDash’s strong COVID-19 relief grants in 2020, 85% of restaurants said one of the biggest impacts on their business was the decline in sales due to COVID restrictions, and 82% reported sales losses that can be attributed to the declining economy. “

Restaurants across Ohio were hit hard during the pandemic, with capacity restrictions, curfews, and even closings. The Ohio curfew was lifted in February, but restaurants are still operating on limited capacity.

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