The Pierce County Restaurant Rally program is designed to encourage patronage at full-service restaurants and keep local restaurants in business. During the promotional period, November 8-19, 2020 (excluding Friday and Saturday), participating restaurants will offer a 30% discount to dine-in or take-out patrons, with compensation of 50% of gross sales. Please note the offer is not available nor applicable through 3rd party delivery services.
Restaurants participating in this program must:
Be a full-service restaurant with a NAICS Code of 722511, primarily engaged in providing food services to patrons who order and are served while seated and pay after eating.
Be physically located in Pierce County, open prior to March 23, 2020, and be currently open to the public.
Provide patrons a 30 percent discount on dine-in or take-out meal purchases, excluding alcohol, during the promotional period November 8-19, 2020 (excluding Friday and Saturday). Please note the offer is not available nor applicable through 3rd party delivery services.
Provide weekly documentation of gross sales of dine-in meals where discounts were applied, excluding alcohol, and the value of discounts given during the promotional period.
Agree to promote the Pierce County Restaurant Rally program.
Applications are due by October 29, 2020.
Restaurants must submit their application for an approval process based upon the above criteria. Subject to available funds, a business approved to participate will be eligible to receive up to $90,000 and no less than $5,000. Payments under the program will be made on a reimbursement basis following submittal of documentation of gross sales and discounts. All documentation for reimbursement must be submitted no later than November 29, 2020.
Grant funds may be taxable income; please consult with your financial advisor for guidance; a 1099 will be issued to a grant or loan recipient as required by the IRS no later than February 2021.