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Congress must refill the Restaurant Revitalization Fund to ensure every independent restaurant and bar can survive and thrive. 

The IRC is a voice for the independent restaurant and bar community nationwide. Working together, we can create positive change for our industry and communities.

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What's at Stake

Local restaurants and bars are the heart of communities nationwide. We employ over 16 million people, providing ladders of opportunity to women, people of color, single mothers, immigrants, and the formerly incarcerated. Working together, we can influence positive change for our industry and communities.

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Restaurant Relief

Since March of 2020, we’ve been urging Congress to pass relief to help independent restaurants and bars survive the pandemic. Check out the page below for the latest updates and resources.

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In loving memory of

Chef Floyd Cardoz

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