Article Date 03/12/2020

The restaurant industry is hurting. That's not stopping these entrepreneurs

Source The global and mail

After two decades in kitchens, Miheer Shete was suddenly detached from his career.

The chef de cuisine at Jump Restaurant in downtown Toronto, Mr. Shete was temporarily laid off in March, much like thousands of restaurant workers as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. He was happy to spend more time with his wife and daughter, but a sense of despair kicked in.

"When I was laid off, I felt like everything was falling apart around me," he said. "This is a time I have to do something. ... It was literally my human survival instinct to save my passion, and my family."

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