The federal government shutdown’s immediate impact on the restaurant industry has been light so far, but the larger issue of consumer confidence poses a great concern, say industry watchers. The government shutdown that began Tuesday after Congress failed to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government has caused the closure of foodservice operations at federal parks and monuments. Restaurant operators are also finding the federal eVerify program has gone offline, delaying ...

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