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Howard Company CEO Comments on Positives During the Covid 19 Situation

March 31, 2020 / by Jean Jones

Hospitality can be defined two ways ( 

1. the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers.

2. the quality or disposition of receiving and treating guests and strangers in a warm, friendly, generous way.

Doug Watson, President and CEO of The Howard Company shares his thoughts about the unprecedented situation the restaurant industry is experiencing with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Doug - Industry Success Stories

Change happens. Sometimes we choose it and sometimes we are forced into it. What we are seeing in the restaurant industry could be frightening, if we only focus on the challenges ahead. Restaurants across the country are choosing to do good in the face of serious trials - facing change with optimism and self-giving. They are living the definition of hospitality, and it is inspiring to all of the team members who work at The Howard Company. 

Do you have a great story about restaurants giving back? Share it in the comments section below.

Topics: Drive-Thru, Drive-Thru Accessories, Curbside Pickup, Doug Watson

Jean Jones

Written by Jean Jones

Jean Jones started in restaurant marketing in 1996 when she and her husband operated two fine dining restaurants in Wisconsin. After a detour into marketing for a real estate development firm, she returns to the restaurant industry with The Howard Company.