Cindy Lynch of Brewsky’s Broiler in Ontario talks about the struggle to find employees even as business is rebounding. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
ONTARIO – At Brewsky’s Broiler in Ontario, business is on a solid upswing.
In Vale, Mal’s Diner routinely reaches its state-mandated Covid capacity for customers.
As fewer Covid restrictions pay off for local restaurants with more customers, a tight local labor pool threatens to put a crimp in the modest boom.
Finding employees is a serious issue for many restaurant owners during the past four weeks and now has reached a critical mass.
“I have gone from selecting the right candidate to hire to this year begging anyone to apply,” said Malinda Castleberry, owner of Mal’s.
Kathy Saldana, owner of A Street Tavern . . .