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Union Square Hospitality eyes the other side of the pandemic

USHG's President Chip Wade joins the Buzzworthy Brands podcast to discuss how the multi-concept operator is gearing up for growth after the crisis.

Chip Wade joined Union Square Hospitality Group as president just over two years ago. Nine months into his time with the Danny Meyer-led multi-concept operator, the pandemic hit. USHG shut down all of its restaurants and laid off some 2,300 employees.

Chip Wade

Now, as Wade says, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it’s not a train. The company’s restaurants are reopening, though a handful remain closed, and USHG is easing out of pandemic mode.

Listen to this Buzzworthy Brands conversation with Wade to hear how the New York City-based company is navigating the other side of the crisis.

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