Running any small business is difficult, but for restaurant and bar owners, the past few years have been especially cruel.
First, they clawed their way through COVID-19, trying to stay open while meeting ever-changing health safety guidelines. Many, sadly, didn’t remain in business.
Then came the worker shortage that is still pummeling businesses today. Now, the triple threat is inflation.
Talk to any restaurant owner and he or she can tell you how much more expensive everything they need to run their business has become in 2023.
And they keep their fingers crossed that they don’t need to pay for any improvements or repairs.
One of the saving graces for many restaurants and bars — along with fraternal and veterans groups and volunteer fire companies — is skill games….