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COVID-19: Restaurant Struggles (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-08-07

Duration: 00:04:38

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Public health | Coronaviruses | Economy | RESTAURANTS | Louisiana Restaurant Association


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Harris, Stan Interviewee


This segment from the August 7, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Stan Harris, the president and CEO of the Louisiana Restaurant Association. He discusses: his estimates that more than one in four restaurants in New Orleans will close due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic; the uncertainty for restaurants due to changing restrictions; and the impact of the pandemic on the operation of full service restaurants.