Its been a confusing and overwhelming time for the entire restaurant industry. Covid-19 has had devastating impacts to our businesses, our employees, and their families, and the greater community, than we can even comprehend. The teams who've operated our restaurants on a daily basis have been the lifeblood of our businesses. From line cooks to dishwashers to food runners — these individuals have worked tirelessly to create the vibrant places we love and enjoy. Overnight, they are without jobs, and with little to no resources to face the crushing realities of this pandemic . The heartbreaking truth, is that the future remains greatly uncertain.
Many of you have reached out to ask how you can help. That love and support means everything in this time.
If you have ever enjoyed a meal from either Mestiza or Little Skillet, had a birthday celebration, an after-work snack, a mid-day lunch, a pre-game gathering, or a family feast - you know what it feels like to come into a place, be called out by name, and be nurtured with warm hospitality, and a comforting meal! Our staff is not only our lifeblood, they are our family. Please consider donating to this fund, 100% of which will go directly to our restaurant family, and help them make it to the other side.
Every dollar will help make a difference!
With love and gratitude,
Deanna and Staff
- Kristina Sison
- Phoenix Streets
- Jenny and Larry Mathews
- Dominique Lunt
- Patrick Manzano
San Francisco, CA