Falling gas prices is good news for Arizona restaurants

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 12:14pm
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Steve Chucri

The restaurant industry in Arizona was hit hard  during the pandemic as fewer people were comfortable going out to eat and spending time with family and friends in a restaurant or bar.

That direction was generally reversed as more of us were getting vaccinated, wearing masks or simply choosing to go out more. But the lingering worker shortage and higher costs because of inflation are other challenges that the industry is dealing with.

To learn more about the current challenges and how much longer they may go on, The Show spoke with Steve Chucri, the president and CEO of the Arizona Restaurant Association.

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