32 New Orleans bar/restaurant owners joined Nina Compton – former Top Chef contestant and James Beard Award-winning chef/owner of New Orleans’ Compère Lapin and Bywater American Bistro (BABs) – in asking President-elect Joe Biden to end all tariffs on European food, wine and spirits on the first day of his administration.
As restaurants in New Orleans struggle to stay open during a public health crisis, a New Orleans chef is asking President-elect Joe Biden to help ease the burden of profit losses.
President-elect Joe Biden‘s first day in office should include using executive action to lift U.S. tariffs on European wine, spirits, and food, top chefs and former cooking show stars urge.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, award-winning chefs from across the country launched the Coalition to Stop Restaurant Tariffs. The coalition is pressing the incoming Biden administration to end all tariffs on European food, wine, and spirits via executive action on his first day in office. “The pandemic
A bipartisan group of 13 U.S. senators have asked the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office (USTR) to remove 25% tariffs imposed in October 2019 on European Union food, wine and spirits, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
Over a dozen Democrats and Republicans seem to agree on one thing: Excessive tariffs on wine, cheese, and whisky aren’t helping anybody.