MIAMI.-As the effects of the pandemic COVID-19 continue to challenge the hospitality and restaurant industries, Stephanie Enterprises announced today that it will partner with CVS Health to immediately locate up to 300 workers in South Florida, Orlando and Vero Beach, the company said in a statement.
Restaurants and hotels in South Florida, Orlando and Vero Beach, operated by Estefan Enterprises have been mandated to close or restrict business operations in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. Estefan Kitchen Miami Design District, Larios On The Beach Ocean Drive, Estefan Kitchen Orlando, The Wave at Costa d’Este in Vero Beach and the Cardozo South Beach hotel have been temporarily closed with the exception that they offer takeaways and delivery service at home in all restaurants.
“We have all been faced with making very difficult and unfathomable decisions as we move through this crisis. Gloria and I are doing everything we can to find opportunities for our employees and we are very grateful to CVS Health for partnering with our companies, “said Emilio Estefan.
Estefan Enterprises employees have already been placed in the CVS Health selection process and are expected to be placed on the job within the next 24 to 48 hours. This alliance is part of CVS Health’s recent announcement about its accelerated plans to cover 50,000 temporary, full-time and part-time positions across the country. Roles include store associates, distribution center employees, and member and customer service professionals.
This extends to positions at CVS Pharmacy, CVS Pharmacy and Más and Navarro Discount Pharmacy locations.
“CVS is a critical resource for healthcare, prescriptions, and other supplies in South Florida communities, and we will continue to be here for clients, members, and patients in these difficult times,” said Ahmed Velez, CVS regional director Health.
“At a time when the hospitality industry is facing its greatest challenge, we are proud to be part of a community of leading companies that are helping out in these unprecedented times. Team members at Estefan Enterprises are a driving force. I am prepared and well trained, and they will help us meet the urgent and significant demands of this community, “added the executive.