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After a quick closure final month, Cole Valley’s common brunch spot Zazie will reopen and resume take-out orders beginning Tuesday morning.
Zazie made the announcement on its web site and Instagram, the place it stated it will be again for take-out and curbside pickup. Zazie’s return was made doable after its paycheck safety program mortgage had arrived, Eater reported.
Jennifer Piallat, who has co-owned Zazie with longtime common supervisor Mario Rojas, chef Francisco Romero, and server Megan Cornelius since January, told Eater in April that the momentary closure had resulted in a big sale loss amid shelter-in-place orders.
On the time of the closure, Piallat advised Eater that earlier than the no-dine-in mandate Zazie was making wherever from $100,000 to $110,000 every week. However gross sales took a nosedive when take-out solely was applied and left the companies with a median $25,000 every week.
With low gross sales and excessive hire prices, medical insurance payments and payroll, the enterprise had no selection however to shut.
“I’ve already put over $100,000 into Zazie over 5 weeks, and this week was going to want one other $30,000,” Piallat advised Eater in April. Piallat defined that with a purpose to get the $100,000 she invested in her enterprise, she needed to promote her life insurance coverage coverage, max out her residence fairness mortgage and use financial savings from her 401Ok.
When the Paycheck Safety Program (PPP) launched in April 3, Zazie had utilized for the small enterprise mortgage and was permitted. Regardless of its approval, the restaurant didn’t obtain funds because the $350 billion the federal government had put apart ran out on April 16.
Piallat advised Eater that if “extra funds are allotted, we needs to be first in line.” A second $310 billion PPP was handed later within the month.
Zazie is situated at 941 Cole St.
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