Like so many other business owners, chef Tom Colicchio had to lay off the vast majority of his employees in the wake of COVID-19. He immediately turned his attention to the government—he's no stranger to its complicated mechanics after years of advocacy work—and began working tirelessly to get the restaurant industry recognized in the $2 trillion stimulus package approved by Congress and just signed by the president. Today, we talk to him about what that means exactly for restaurants and what he thinks needs to happen going forward.

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