This is a recording of an interview conducted on Monday, May 4, 2020.
We sat down with Bill Tobin—Co-Owner, CEO, and Managing Partner of Tiki's Grill & Bar—to dig a little deeper into re-opening restaurants during Covid-19 times, following our CEO Roundtable with thought leaders in the broader restaurant and retail industry.
[0:00-0:53] Welcome and introductions
[0:55-4:33] Bringing employees back in a lucrative unemployment environment
[4:34-7:04] Physical distancing plans & requirements for re-opening
[7:05-9:05] Learnings from restaurants re-opening on the mainland
[9:06-12:06] How to plan and forecast for future demand amid uncertainty
[12:07-15:34] Thoughts on the return to tourism in Hawaii
[15:35-18:13 Resources for restaurants looking to re-open
[18:14-20:15] Concluding thoughts