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Erika Polmar

Restaurant Consultant Erika Polmar: Independent Restaurant Coalition Outlook

One of the blessings that was born from the pandemic was the Independent Restaurant Coalition. A group of less than two dozen restaurateurs came together to advocate for all of us, and it was through their efforts that over 20 billion dollars was distributed to independents that desperately needed the funds. But, as the fight for survival ends, the fight to thrive begins we sit down with the IRC’s CEO, Erika Polmar, to discuss what’s next for the coalition and for the industry at large.

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