The owners of three top Auckland restaurants will shut down their businesses for two weeks as there are no staff to keep going through the school holidays, NZ Herald reveals. Restaurateurs Sid and Chand Sahrawat, who own Cassia, Sidart and the French Cafe, said the closures would cost them about $300,000 in takings, but they were left with no choice. The restaurants needed about 65 staff to run, but was now down to about 50 because of the border closures and immigration rules making it difficult for people to renew their work visas.
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