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  1. SBA's Restaurant Revitalization Fund Notes & How To Apply For Your Restaurant

    On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 was signed and created $28.6 billion worth of grants for restaurants that were impacted by the pandemic. Created was the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRFG), and funds are available through the US Small Business Administration (SBA). Restaurant owners can now apply and benefit from the SBA RRFG grants and use those funds to build up their restaurants, including kitchen upgrades and any other fund distribution needed to help keep restaurant doors open. 

     

    The RRFG funding is not a loan - funding does not need to be repaid as long as the funds are used for eligible expenses incurred between February 15, 2020 and March 11, 2023. 

     

    Entities that own a place of business where the public or patrons assemble for the primary purpose of being served food or drink, including the below are eligible:

     

    • • Restaurant, Food Stand, Food Truck or Food Cart
    • • Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bar
    • • Caterer
    • • Bar, Lounge, Saloon, or Tavern
    • • An Inn
    • • Brewery, Brewpub, Microbrewery, Taproom, or Tasting Room*
    • • Bakery*
    • • Winery*
    • • Distillery*
    • • A licensed facility or pre...

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  2. Benefits of an Exhaust Hood System
    Commercial exhaust hood systems are imperative to a properly running kitchen area. Hood systems are designed as a filtration system to remove grease, smoke, and other particles from your restaurant’s air supply. Removing grease and other partic...

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  3. Complete Exhaust Hood Setup Overview
    Proper ventilation is crucial for any commercial kitchen operation and making sure you have the proper hood set up includes an efficient ventilation set up. Efficient ven ...

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  4. Restaurant Exhaust Hood Q&A
    Picking and choosing the right commercial restaurant exhaust hood system for your restaurant is o ...

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  5. HoodMart's Exhaust Hood Starter Guide
    If you’ve ever worked in a commercial kitchen you know how crucial a proper exhaust hood system is to kitchen environment. Cooking in a commercial kitchen generates high levels o ...

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