Even as many restaurants prepare to fully reopen next month — and as consumer demand for dining out soars — a shortage of restaurant workers is threatening the battered industry’s recovery.

We’d like to hear from people in the business. If you’re an owner or manager, are you finding it harder to hire than before the pandemic?

If you worked in restaurants and bars before the pandemic, are you back on the job or getting ready to come back? If so, what brought you back? If you’ve stayed away or switched careers, what factors led to that decision?