Bonnell’s restaurant in Fort Worth on break until Jan. 5 after a COVID-19 exposure

December 28,2020


See full Fort Worth Star-Telegram article by Bud Kennedy here.

Chef Jon Bonnell. often the spokesman for city restaurateurs and a leader in serving low-cost family meals during the COVID-19 pandemic, will keep his namesake Bonnell’s Restaurant dark until Jan. 5 due to an employee testing positive for the virus, he posted Monday on Facebook.

Waters Restaurant, his downtown seafood concept, will reopen Thursday. His Buffalo Bros. restaurants remain open.

Bonnell’s will be dark New Year’s Eve. It’s traditionally one of the busiest nights in the restaurant business, but less so this year, with more patrons expected to dine at home.

Bonnell’s curbside meals will also resume Jan. 5.

In an update Monday, Bonnell wrote that an employee tested positive and others in close contact are quarantined, which follows CDC rules.

Bonnell’s curbside meals will also resume Jan. 5.

In an update Monday, Bonnell wrote that an employee tested positive and others in close contact are quarantined, which follows CDC rules.


Locations Mentioned: Buffalo Bros, Waters