Restaurant consultant: Hospitality industry labor shortage is ‘going to get a lot worse before it gets better’

In 2019, Charleston chef and restaurant consultant Ben Ellsworth launched Gigpro, an app aimed at alleviating the labor shortage and issues in the hospitality industry. The app quickly gained traction in Nashville, with use by Nissan Stadium and Sean Brock. “There’s a lot at stake here. Nothing creates culture in this country like food.”