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Best Practices for Outdoor Dining

Modern Restaurant Management

In the restaurant industry, spring means the beginning of outdoor dining. The outdoor dining season is much anticipated not only because it is enjoyable for diners, but it also benefits restaurant owners and employees by vastly expanding the amount of dining space available to customers. Prioritizing Staffing.

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Outdoor Is the New Indoor

Modern Restaurant Management

” No one knows for sure, but we are seeing glimpses of a trend that may be the answer for restaurant owners and operators: expanded outdoor seating. ” An (ROI) Argument for Expanding Outdoor Seating. Creating or expanding outdoor seating is nowhere near as expensive as a building expansion. Inside Out.

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Tips for Safeguarding Your Outdoor Dining Area

Modern Restaurant Management

Offering a safe and enjoyable outdoor dining experience requires careful planning. Here are a few outdoor dining tips to ensure that you are providing the best experience possible to your patrons. How to Reduce Outdoor Slip, Trip and Falls. Using Temporary Outdoor Structures Safely. Outdoor Heating Safety.

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Best Practices for Outdoor Dining All Year Long

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Outdoor dining is still top of mind as owners want to keep employees and customers safe and have questions about maintaining outdoor spaces in inclement weather. That's fine for sidewalks but not very conducive to outdoor dining, including keeping tables leveled. Thankfully, outdoor dining is less expensive to build out.

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Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. The restaurant industry has changed so dramatically in the pandemic era that it's time to redesign your business strategy. This requires us to take a look at our menus, inventory, staff, and even our seating strategy.

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Restaurants Can Leverage Their POS System to Make the Most Out of Outdoor Dining

Modern Restaurant Management

As a part of this process, many operators have once again turned to outdoor dining as a lifeline to help recover lost revenue and make customers feel at ease. Here are some of the ways restaurant owners can leverage a holistic and data-driven POS system to optimize their outdoor dining operations. Customized and Tailored Promotions.

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Simple Ways to Upcycle Your Outdoor Space

Modern Restaurant Management

If you’re a hospitality or restaurant business who utilise an outside space, then you’ll know that outdoors furniture and fittings can take a bashing with the weather. Has your outdoor furniture lost its colour? You will be surprised by how much of a difference a fresh lick of paint will make to outdoor items.

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