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From Hurricane Beryl to fires in Ruidoso, and every crisis in between, Southern Smoke Foundation is there for food and beverage workers. We keep families safe in their homes. We keep the lights on for thousands. We keep the industry moving.

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New $4 Million Fund Supports Chicago Restaurant Workers

They have been doing great work for years, but kicked it into high gear at a time when the industry needed it the most,” said Chicago chef Brian Jupiter, of Frontier and Ina Mae Tavern. “Since March, the Chicago hospitality industry has really come together to help and support one another in any way they can.