USA and Canada

USA and Canada
Kathryn Ferries is the North America Area winner of the S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility. 
Thomas Keller Opens Wine Cellar to Help Furoughed Workers
Chef Thomas Keller's The French Laundry is making its private wine label Modicum available to customers for the first time.
Jeremy Stephens is the North America winner of the Acqua Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy. 
New York
Anger Mounts at lack of Clarity on Indoor Dining in New York
New York's Michelin star restaurants are calling for clarity on whether they can allow indoor dining this fall, with some saying the industry won't survive in the city unless they can.
San Francisco
Why is Michelin Proceeding with its 2020 California Guide?
The Michelin Guide will publish its 2020 edition for the state of California based on pre-pandemic assessments.
Alinea Bento
Alinea Proves its Takeout Mettle with Bento Boxes
Grant Achatz's Alinea is offering Bento Boxes for takeout.
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Pappas Sweet Shop Determined to Make it a Century
Pappas Sweet Shop in Raton New Mexico has been open since 1923, now owner Ann Marie is determined to weather the storm of cornavirus and make it to 100 years in biusiness.
Jose Andres
José Andrés Takes Up the Fight against Insurers
Chef José Andrés has joined other high profile DC chefs in taking action against Traveler Insurance for failure to cover Business Interruption costs
McDonalds Drive Thru
Chef Pulls Up To McDonald's Drive Thru and Hires Their Staff
A Philly chef bagged 11 new staff members, sharing a post where she pulled up to the McDonald's drive-thru and offered the staff more money to work for her.
Marcus Samuelsons project Bento
Chef Samuelsson's Project Bento - a New Platform for Food Non-Profits
Chef Marcus Samuelsson partners with Sage Digital on Project Bento, a platform designed to help food non-profits raise funds and manage campaigns.
Jared Howard
Jared Howard: Bringing the Taste of Maryland to the Big Apple
Jared Howard of Honey Bunny's Chicken will take over Maison Yaki in Brooklyn for a two-week pop-up that will share with the community where he is coming from, literally and figuratively.
Alice Waters
Alice Waters and Chez Panisse go to Court over Insurance
Iconic Berkeley restaurant Chez Panisse sues its insurance company over refusal to pay business interruption over government-imposed lockdown restrictions.