Courtesy Pok Pok Wings

Award winning local chef Andy Ricker announced on Instagram this morning that he will be shuttering all of his restaurants until further notice—even for take-out and delivery—out of fear he can no longer keep a safe working distance for the workers in his many kitchens, and out of remorse following the coronavirus-related death of fellow chef (and Top Chef Masters star) Floyd Cardoz. From Ricker's Instagram:

Ricker has also extended his request of a shut down to all of his cohorts in the industry:

He closes by saying simply, "We gotta do this." More updates on this and other restaurant news as it's made available.