Chefs and Restaurants

A Four-Day Workweek Is Not Revolutionary

Working yourself to death for a dollar lost a lot of shine during the pandemic, especially in the run-your-body-ragged, mercurial hospitality industry. Forty to 45 hours a week paid at a living wage with three days off to recharge translates to a sustainable life outside of a restaurant. A four-day workweek gets you there.

Shortened workweeks are not uncommon in other industries or other countries. Nurses often work four days on, and three days off. Microsoft...