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Partners to Lend a Hand

Park Cedar Commercial Lending and ARF Financial have partnered to provide much-needed working capital to restaurant owners and operators. With flex pay loans to reduce payments, interest-only loans, and unsecured lines of credit, these partners are introducing COVID-proof financing to help you thrive.

Prepared for Anything

COVID-19 has affected every part of a restaurant operation. From evolving point-of-sale, to employee management, to health and safety issues, Performance Foodservice has comprehensive resources to help you succeed. We feature operational checklists, takeout and delivery tips, financial webinars – even sanitation guidelines to support restaurants of all sizes during the pandemic.


Below you will find a number of download-able resources and checklists to help you along your path to reopening. If you would like to download all of them at once, we have them available in English and Spanish. Download All Resources: English | Spanish



    Health and Safety Resources

    ServSafe COVID-19 Training Courses 
    Free courses for your entire operation

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    World Health Organization

    FDA Guidance on Food Safety

    National Restaurant Association Guidance on Reopening

    OSHA Guidance on Preparing the Workplace for Reopening

    Small Business Resources

    U.S. Treasury
    Details on programs from recent legislation including SBA updates.

    U.S. Small Business Administration
    Small business guidance and loan resources, including Paycheck Protection Program

    Paycheck Protection Program Application
    State-by-state guide to unemployment benefits

    National Restaurant Association
    Information on CARES Act, the foodservice industry and ideas 

    U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division
    COVID-19 in the workplace and more
    Free business mentoring and education

    Loan and Resource Guidance

    Restaurant Employee Relief Fund 

    Restaurant Profitability Cost Calculator
    *This information is presented for guidance only, and is not a formal endorsement or recommendation of a particular response. This information is not legal, financial, medical, or safety advice. Please consult the CDC and your state’s department of public health for up-to-date guidance for your location.

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