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COVID-19 Resources & Training Opportunities

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PPE Products

Acme Paper Company
Wayne Resnick wresnick@acmepaper.com 410.792.2333

Facemasks, shields, hands-free door openers, thermometer & more – click here for catalog of products

Ecolab
Erica Deluca erica.deluca@ecolab.com 1.800.352.5326

Full catalog of cleaning/disinfectant supplies, PPE, safety posters, info & webinars – click here for dedicated website

Insta Signs Plus
Josh Krautwald josh@instasignsplus.com 302.324.8800  -Protective Barriers 

Penn Jersey Paper Mark Maggi markmaggi@piponline.com 215.671.9800

BioBlast disinfectant and sprayer – click here for details

Singer Equipment Matthew Houston mhouston@singerequipment.com 302.598.3918 

Personal protective equipment (PPE) – click here for details

Sysco Eastern Maryland, LLC

Click here for info on Sysco Pop-Up Shops, adding essential food products for sale in your restaurant’s carryout areas

Sysco’s new #TakeOutToGiveBack campaign will also include donations to the “No Kid Hungry” program feeding those in need.

U.S. Foods
Chris Taggart chris.taggart@usfood.com 302.345.3070

Face coverings & sanitizer in stock, plus pivoting to retail and guidance for reopening ordering, click here for more details…plus the following:

  • Resy Program   Discounts for restaurant reservation systems
  • Bento Box          Great hospitality-only website design
  • Chow Now         Awesome take-out platform
  • Toast                   Incredible Point-of-Sale systems

United Face Masks
Alex Kalogeropoulos  hello@unitedfacemasks.com   610. 730.4946   

VERY QUICK TURNAROUND – in as quick as two days 
http://unitedfacemasks.com/

Disinfectants / Sanitation Products

Acme Paper Company
Wayne Resnick wresnick@acmepaper.com 410.792.2333

Facemasks, shields, hands-free door openers, thermometer & more – click here for catalog of products

Ecolab
Erica Deluca erica.deluca@ecolab.com 1.800.352.5326

Full catalog of cleaning/disinfectant supplies, PPE, safety posters, info & webinars – click here for dedicated website

Penn Jersey Paper Mark Maggi markmaggi@piponline.com 215.671.9800

BioBlast disinfectant and sprayer – click here for details

Singer Equipment Matthew Houston mhouston@singerequipment.com 302.598.3918 

Personal protective equipment (PPE) – click here for details

U.S. Foods
Chris Taggart chris.taggart@usfood.com 302.345.3070

Face coverings & sanitizer in stock, plus pivoting to retail and guidance for reopening ordering, click here for more details

Reopening Products, Services & Checklists

Clark Service Group

Katie Poole KPoole@clarkservicegroup.com 800-678-5517, ext. 415

Reopening Checklists for restaurants – click here for interior guideclick here for exterior guide.Ecolab – Guidance for Resuming Operations

EcolabExecutive Checklist for Reopening Manager Checklist for Reopening

Electric Motor Repair (EMR)

Commercial Kitchen Services

Gabrielle Kuhar gkuhar@emrco.com Office: 410-467-8080 x1013

Sysco Eastern Maryland

Maximizing Inventory for Reopening

National Restaurant AssociationGuidance for Restaurant Reopening

DHSS/Office of Food Protection, and Food & Drug AdministrationBest Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants and Pick-Up/Delivery Services

DHSS/Office of Food Protection & Food Industry Association COVID-19 Cleaning & Disinfection for Human Touch Surfaces

DHSS/Office of Food ProtectionFrequently Asked Questions for Food Establishments

Signage & Menus for Restaurants

AlphaGraphics
Atul Chugh achugh@alphagraphics.com 302-477-1887

Discount pricing for DRA Members on disposable menus, plus signage and more.

Insta Signs Plus
Josh Krautwald josh@instasignsplus.com 302.324.8800

Air Purification & Sanitation

Aerus Electrolux | Beyond by Aerus
Nicole Walsh beyond.aerus.de@gmail.com 302.998.1001 Cleaner, healthy air environments

Online Reservations, Waitlist & Carryout

Sysco

Lindsay Insinga Insinga.Lindsay@emd.sysco.com 410-677-5582

New tools for contactless ordering & QR Codes for Online Ordering, Carryout/Delivery, Social Media, Specials, plus Marketplaces and more.

U.S. Foods
Chris Taggart chris.taggart@usfood.com 302.345.3070 

Resy Program   Discounts for restaurant reservation systems 

Wisely
Sabrina Duren  sabrina@getwisely.com  512.787.1527

Technology for wait lists, reservations & takeout communications 

Free Training Opportunities

 
The restaurant industry has been hit as hard as any other by the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis.  In addition to the free ServSafe courses aimed at keeping our workers and the dining public safe, the National Restaurant Association wants to help you position yourself for career opportunities that will become available when our industry is able to open its doors and host guests again. Now through April 30, we are offering both our Restaurant Professional and Restaurant Supervisor learning suites FREE of charge to restaurant industry workers.  These learning suites, created with industry experts, were designed to reinforce your skills and knowledge and will help ensure you’re ready for what’s next in your career. They also cover everything you need to know to sit for the professional certification exam, should you choose to take it.
The available courses include:
ServSuccess Restaurant Professional
ServSucess Restaurant Supervisor
ServSafe Food Handler
ServSafe Takeout & Delivery: COVID-19 Precautions

Additional Workforce Resources