As companies wrestle by way of the pandemic, some restaurant house owners are staying open this Christmas hoping locals flip to them for to-go meals.
“With what’s occurring and what’s happening, we contemplate ourselves fortunate as a result of now we have a full employees in the present day,” mentioned Niccolo Angius proprietor of Cesarina in Level Loma.
Angius advised NBC 7 they usually shut on Christmas however figured they might use the increase in gross sales and now they have been utterly booked with to-go orders for the day.
“Christmas is a vital vacation and final 12 months we determined to remain closed as a type of respect for our household and to our household of workers and this 12 months we mentioned with them and mentioned, ‘Perhaps this 12 months we need to be open,’” Angius mentioned as a chance for extra gross sales and hours for workers
“Clearly, the primary concern since we realized that there was going to be a second shut down was towards our employees and household. This week we nearly introduced everybody again, I wouldn’t say they’re regular hours, however to a good variety of hours than earlier than,” he mentioned.
The workforce ready contemporary dishes for choose up and supply with rows of to go baggage filling the restaurant.
“First time it is simply us in the home. We often prepare dinner at residence, however I imply this 12 months it was a mix of being lazy and making an attempt to assist the small companies, plus, I imply this place is superb,” one buyer advised NBC 7.
“That is considered one of our favourite eating places in San Diego and so we need to be certain these guys keep open by way of the vacations,” one other buyer advised NBC 7.
“Nothing can cease Christmas not even a pandemic, so Merry Christmas,” Angius mentioned.
Their Christmas orders did so effectively they’re already taking orders for New Yr’s Eve.