Can NYC Restaurants Survive the Pandemic? With Andrew Rigie, Executive Director of New York City’s Restaurant Alliance

A great show if you care about food & nightlife in NYC, we’re joined by Andrew Rigie, Executive Director of the New York City Hospitality Alliance and one of the biggest, most vocal advocates on behalf of NYC’s restaurant and nightlife industries. Hear us discuss how New York City’s restaurant and nightlife industry will overcome the current COVID challenges and grow its business back to recovery in the coming weeks and months.

Andrew is the Executive Director of the New York City Hospitality Alliance, an association representing restaurants and nightlife venues throughout the five boroughs. He was born into the hospitality business, working at his family’s third generation bakery in Queens, NY.  He is also a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan. 

Every Thursday as part of our new Schneps Connects Podcast Series, we will feature exceptional leaders, entrepreneurs and advocates like Andrew while we pull back the curtain on their proudest accomplishments, biggest challenges and all the lessons they’ve learned along the way.

Produced by Jill Carvajal and Josh Schneps