REPORTER: CYNTHIA LEE PROBABLY SHOWS UP OUR LINEUP OF CRAFT BEERS. THE CO-OWNER OF THIS BREWERY IN SACRAMENTO, A SURVIVOR OF DARK MOMENTS HERSELF. THE PANDEMIC, HITTING FIVE MONTHS INTO THE BREWERYS GRAND OPENING. >> > > I JUST ADAPTED CONSTANTLY TO THE EVER-CHANGING ENVIRONMENT. REPORTER: FINALLY, SOME GOOD NEWS ON THE HORIZON. THE STATE, ANNOUNCING THIS WEEK BREWERIES AND WINERIES NO LONGER HAVE TO SERVE MEALS WITH DRINKS TO BE OPEN. >> > > THEIR REQUIRED MENTAL FOOD SOMETIMES IS VERY DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY– THE REQUIREMENT FOR FOOD SOMETIMES IS VERY DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR BREWERIES. PRESS REPORTER: CUSTOMERS ARE TELLING US THIS IS WELCOME NEWS. >> > > PEOPLE WILL BE MORE INCLINED TO COME TO A SPOT WHERE THEY CAN KIND OF ORDER WHAT THEY WANT TO. PRESS REPORTER: THE STATE ORIGINALLY INTRODUCED THE RULES TO PREVENT CUSTOMERS FROM LINGERING AND LARGE GROUPS, WE– WHICH CAN SPREAD THE VIRUS– FROM LINGERING IN LARGE GROUPS, WHICH CAN SPREAD THE VIRUS. THE CALIFORNIA CRAFT BREWERIES ASSOCIATION TODAY SHARING THAT BUSINESSES CAN STAY OPEN PAST 8:00 P.M., BUT ONLY IF A MEAL IS PROVIDED. >> > > IT GIVES United States THE OPPORTUNITY TO HOPEFULLY EXPAND A LITTLE BIT. REPORTER: SHE TELLS United States THE NEW MEASURES WILL HOPEFULLY MEAN NEW CUSTOMERS, WHICH IN TURN WILL HELP CREATE NEW JOBS. >> > > WITH SPRING AND SUMMER COMING, WE ARE DEFINITELY GOING TO NEED SOME HANDS. REPORTER: THE STATE ALSO ADDRESSED QUESTIONS ABOUT BARS, BARS AT HER AND THE PURPLE OR RED TIER THAT DO NOT SERVE FOOD CAN NOT REOPEN. BARS THAT ARE IN COUNTIES WITH THE YELLOW TIER CAN REOPEN AT 25% CAPACITY.

Breweries, wineries, distilleries can resume this weekend without serving food

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SACRAMENTO, Calif.– For the very first time in more than 8 months, breweries, wineries and distilleries in California will no longer have to serve food to be open for consumers. “I believe less requirements are going to be excellent,” stated Cynthia Lee, co-owner of Dark Heart Brewery in Sacramento.
Lee has actually been through her reasonable share of rough patches this past year, with the pandemic hitting just 5 months into her brewerys grand opening. She likewise underwent heart surgery in September. “It was harsh,” she recollects. “Just adapting continuously to the ever-changing environment were in.”Today, shes hopeful that the unwinded constraints also mean an infusion of clients and revenue. From there, Lee says, she expects to begin hiring workers.” [The statement] offers us the chance to hopefully expand a little bit,” she said. “Come spring and summer well absolutely need some hands.”The state originally introduced the “no food, no beverages” rule to prevent consumers sticking around and mingling in big groups, which can spread out the infection. Under the new guidelines, companies in counties in the purple and red tiers, are still restricted to outdoor service a 90-minute seating time limitation, and an 8 p.m. shut-down. The California Craft Brewers Association on Friday shared that services can stay open previous 8 p.m., however just if a meal is provided.

For the very first time in more than eight months, breweries, wineries and distilleries in California will no longer need to serve food to be open for clients. “I believe less requirements are going to be great,” stated Cynthia Lee, co-owner of Dark Heart Brewery in Sacramento. Lee has actually been through her reasonable share of rough spots this past year, with the pandemic hitting simply 5 months into her brewerys grand opening. She likewise went through heart surgery in September. “It was harsh,” she remembers. “Just adjusting constantly to the ever-changing environment were in.”Today, shes enthusiastic that the relaxed constraints also imply an infusion of consumers and earnings. From there, Lee states, she anticipates to begin working with workers.” provides us the chance to hopefully broaden a little bit,” she said. “Come spring and summertime well definitely require some hands.”The state initially presented the “no food, no beverages” rule to avoid clients socializing and remaining in big groups, which can spread out the virus. Under the new guidelines, services in counties in the red and purple tiers, are still restricted to outdoor service a 90-minute seating time limitation, and an 8 p.m. shut-down. The California Craft Brewers Association on Friday shared that services can remain open previous 8 p.m., however just if a meal is supplied.

> > I JUST ADAPTED CONSTANTLY TO THE EVER-CHANGING ENVIRONMENT. > > THEIR REQUIRED MENTAL FOOD SOMETIMES IS VERY DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY– THE REQUIREMENT FOR FOOD SOMETIMES IS VERY DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR BREWERIES. > > PEOPLE WILL BE MORE INCLINED TO COME TO A SPOT WHERE THEY CAN KIND OF ORDER WHAT THEY WANT TO. > > IT GIVES US THE OPPORTUNITY TO HOPEFULLY EXPAND A LITTLE BIT. > > WITH SPRING AND SUMMER COMING, WE ARE DEFINITELY GOING TO NEED SOME HANDS.

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