July 8, 2021 – CBC PEI: Some restaurants on Prince Edward Island are having trouble finding enough cooks for their kitchens. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurant workers have left the industry for school or other trades, said Liam Dolan, owner of Peakes Quay Restaurant and Bar. He said his kitchen could use two or three more cooks.
“There’s never enough,” said Dolan. “You talk to any restaurateur on this Island, they don’t have enough cooks, very rarely they have enough cooks. It’s just the nature of the beast we have right now.”
Peakes Quay has reduced its menu so the kitchen’s limited staff can handle all orders, Dolan said.
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