As published in Food Service News April 2020 edition.
Bridge the Gap, a livestreamed benefit concert hosted by Icehouse and Vemos, is taking place on Saturday, April 11, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are priced at Minneapolis’ minimum wage of $11. The concert’s mantra is “one ticket buys one hour of work.” Purchasing a ticket provides access to the livestream concert,with all proceeds donated directly to displaced workers in the restaurant, bar, and music industry as a result of COVID-19. “This pandemic is temporary, and we can all unite together to bridge the gap for hospitality workers,” the eblast said.
For an additional $11, you can get a crowler from Falling Knife Brewing ($22) or for $23 from Utepils Brewing. The additional funds go into Silver Linings Fund, plus the North Sands Fund, and instructions on how to pick up the crowlers is included in the ticket information.
The North Sands Fund is a collaboration of Justin Sutherland of St. Paul’s Madison Restaurant Group and David Fhima of Fhima’s Minneapolis and the Sanneh Foundation.
Buy tickets for the virtual concert here: https://tinyurl.com/rjqysaf