Dozens of Huntington businesses have been awarded grants by the Small Business Administration under the Restaurant Revitalization Fund program. Top awardees include DHD LLC (Dix Hills Diner), $2,005,434, CDAS Food Corp. (McDonalds franchise), $1,061,555.20, Blackbird Enterprises NY LLC (the Paramount), $1,903,959), 5 Cheers (Honu), $1,020,947.80, and Tutto Pazzo Corp. (Tutto Pazzo) $908,966, and Old Fields Corp., Old Field Restaurant, $347,860.
The funds were approved under the Restaurant Revitalization Fund program.
The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023.