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July 7, 2020Not Your Pre-Pandemic Salad Barhoustonpress.com
Some places like the Houston-based chain Salata were already aligned with the new safety standards pre-pandemic. The company is focused on a completely customizable, but hands-off, tossed-to-order salad concept, said Salata’s director of field operations Anthony Pellerin.
June 17, 2020Salata Launches New Mobile Appqsrmagazine.com
Salata announced that it has launched a new app for iOS and Android mobile devices. This addition to Salata’s technology suite illustrates the company’s efforts to become more convenient and rewarding for guests and to streamline operations further. The launch highlights Salata’s commitment to continued innovation that enhances the guest experience even in light of the COVID-19 crisis, including contactless ordering and use of the Tastemaker Rewards loyalty program through the app.
May 8, 2020Openings and Closings: Restaurants Reopen, Take-Out Continueshoustonpress.com
This Houston-based salad chain was founded in 2005 and now has over 90 locations across seven states with plans to expand across the country. Despite the pandemic affecting restaurant business, Salata has seen its sales increase nearly 90 percent and its delivery business more than doubled. It took early measures including reducing its corporate personnel by thirty percent, implementing a pantry model at select locations and selling its house-made dressings in 12 ounce carafes to-go.
May 7, 2020Restaurants Reopen: What Are They Doing?modernrestaurantmanagement.com
Salata has started reopening dining rooms throughout Dallas and Fort Worth. A number of Dallas and Fort Worth locations have opened up their dining rooms at 25 percent capacity. “We’re so thankful to our communities for their support during this unprecedented time,” said Michelle Bythewood, Salata president. “With additional safety measures in place, we are prepared to safely serve our loyal guests in the dining room again. We look forward to serving you again and hope to see you soon.”
April 29, 2020Sales Climb 90 Percent at Salataqsrmagazine.com
Salata Salad Kitchen sales are increasing after industry-wide historic declines resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic in March. Last week Salata saw its highest sales since the onset of COVID-19, up 87.9 percent and has seen a 123.2 percent increase in delivery business over the past month. Throughout the crisis, Salata has prioritized the health and safety of employees and guests, while quickly identifying new opportunities to supply its communities with fresh, healthful food.
April 28, 2020Restaurants coming to the rescue amid COVID-19fastcasual.com
Although declining sales from mandated closures are forcing restaurants around the United States to layoff workers and temporality close in some cases, their willingness to help one another as well as health care workers battling the pandemic is inspiring. It's not surprising, however, as the restaurant industry has always banned together to support their employees and communities.