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. Control of Your Outdoor Space Key.

10 tips to start and expand your outdoor dining experience


With long days and warm temperatures, the demand for outdoor dining is at a new high. . cities have relaxed and streamlined processes for obtaining outdoor dining permits. The post 10 tips to start and expand your outdoor dining experience appeared first on Open for Business.

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7 Tips for Preparing Your Outdoor Patio Space for the Season


So, what better way to add interest to your restaurant or bar than to have an inviting outdoor patio space for your customers to enjoy? The post 7 Tips for Preparing Your Outdoor Patio Space for the Season appeared first on The Official Wasserstrom Blog. The weather is warming up.

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Noma Is an Outdoor Wine and Burger Bar, for Now


He’s using a few strategies we’ve seen working so far: leaning into outdoor dining , which should be safer; and providing a cheaper, more comforting grab-and-go style menu. Photo by Martin Kaufmann.

Some Fresh Air Is Necessary to Jumpstart Restaurants Reopening

Modern Restaurant Management

Allowing restaurants to utilize outdoor parking space is a way for municipalities to offer additional relief to local restaurants and help consumers feel safe and more comfortable when dining out. Design Law eating outdoors Outdoor dining outdoor dining legal concerns

Chicago Bars and Breweries Can Reopen Wednesday for Outdoor Drinking


Outdoor drinking will follow the same regulations as outdoor dining [link

Understanding Clients’ Needs for a Workable Return to the Restaurant Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Now more than ever, we will be guiding clients on how to design for extra temporary patio dining space and curbside pick-up areas, as well as expanding outdoor space for dining. Design Operations dana foley curbside pickup Post- COVID restaurant design Cleanliness Gensler Outdoor dining

Many New York State Restaurants Can Start Outdoor Dining Thursday


Andrew Cuomo says restaurants in the state can have outdoor dining in the second phase of reopening — which means NYC could get it as soon as June 22 [link

San Francisco Will Be Open for Outdoor Dining This Weekend


Restaurants can apply for permits to put tables on sidewalks and in parking places as of Tuesday [link

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen for Outdoor Dining on May 29


Pritzker says health experts are comfortable with patio dining [link

San Francisco Restaurants Can Open for Outdoor Dining on June 15


The first major city to shelter-in-place is officially getting ready to reopen [link

From the Strategist: The Best Outdoor Dining Sets, According to Experts


Outdoor dining at Salazar in Los Angeles | Wonho Frank Lee/ Eater LA. To help you find an outdoor dining set for your space, we turned to nine interior designers for help. Best bistro-style outdoor dining sets. Best overall bistro-style outdoor dining set.

Chicago’s Restaurants Can Reopen for Outdoor Dining on June 3


Mayor Lori Lightfoot talked about patio permits, open roads, and more [link

Why You Need Digital Menu Boards for Your Restaurant Business

Harbor Touch

Outdoor display. Outdoor Display. The outdoor screen should have different features from the indoor one. Unique bright screens are preferred for the outdoors as the standard screen may not be readable. Hospitality best digital menu boards digital menu board digital menu board for restaurants digital menu board software digital menu boards diy digital restaurant menu outdoor digital menu board restaurant menu board templates restaurant menu on tv screen

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This week in restaurant news: new relief bill, outdoor dining, F&W Best New Restaurants


As Restaurants Reopen, Seating Moves Outdoors – The New York Times. The post This week in restaurant news: new relief bill, outdoor dining, F&W Best New Restaurants appeared first on Open for Business. Every week we’re rounding up some of our favorite articles with trends and tidbits from the world of restaurants. Tell us: what made your reading list this week? Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Provide $120B in Relief for Restaurants – The Hill.

This week in restaurant news: supporting protests, outdoor seating, fine dining chefs get creative


Restaurants With Closed Dining Rooms Win Clearance for Outdoor Seating – Restaurant Business. The post This week in restaurant news: supporting protests, outdoor seating, fine dining chefs get creative appeared first on Open for Business.

Inside Seating? A Harlem Bar Owner Navigates COVID-19's Changing Rules

The Salt

67 Orange Street makes do with take-out and outdoor service while waiting for a decision on inside dining in NYC. Image credit: Camille Petersen/Camille Petersen

A Guide to Effective Instagram Marketing For Restaurants

Social Hospitality

A great example is the Coppa Club chain in London that periodically offers outdoor seating in igloos and pods. Instagram has come a long way since its inception in 2010. The image-based social network now has a revenue of approximately $6.84

15 Restaurant Print Items You Didn’t Know You Needed

Dot It

You already know that indoor and outdoor signage is all about impact and messaging. Good restaurant print items can elevate your marketing efforts to new levels. However, keeping up with multiple venders can be stressful. This may leave your restaurant signage lacking.

Social Distancing Techniques For When You Reopen Your Restaurant

Gourmet Marketing

Expand dining outdoors. We’re approaching summer, which means more opportunities for outdoor dining when the weather permits. If possible, expand your outdoor seating area. Restaurants across the country are slowly reopening their doors for dine-in.

City Works Disney Springs: By The Numbers

Bottleneck Management

1,731 Square feet of outdoor dining space. 2 Indoor/outdoor patio bars. We’re excited to announce the opening of City Works Disney Springs ; the sixteenth property in our restaurant group , and our first restaurant in the Orlando area.

NYC Restaurants Reopen Al Fresco Dining

Restaurant Engine

Al fresco (outdoor) dining returned this morning in New York City and Long Island as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Phase 2. Good Morning America broadcast Manhattan residents enjoying breakfast outdoors this morning on live television.

Exceeding Restaurant Health and Safety Protocols to Instill Customer Confidence


One restaurant found a creative solution to maintaining social distancing at its self-seating outdoor dining area by seating giant teddy bears to indicate a table isn’t available. Expand your outdoor seating areas where possible. Expand outdoor seating.

NYC Restaurant Reopenings: Parking Lots and Sidewalk Takeovers

Restaurant Engine

Al fresco (outdoor) dining returned for 27,000 permitted restaurants throughout New York City and Long Island. NYC restaurants can only serve outdoors, and therefore are taking over unconventional areas outdoors. “Outdoor seating is dependent on weather.

PPP Deadline Extended; NYC Delays Indoor Dining; California Restaurants Close

Restaurant Engine

To mitigate the ongoing financial difficulties for restaurants, Mayor de Blasio promised to allow full service restaurants to expand outdoor dining. “I’m very convinced we can help restaurants survive, but we have to do it safely, and do it outdoors,” he explained.

RATE Your Advertising Campaign

Indoor Media

For example, outdoor signage would target the same hipsters who walk (or ride their unicycles) to the coffee house. Billboard 7-15x per month Eye-catching Outdoor sign 5,391,090 Population 6 seconds of visibility $27,050 - $151,800 per month.

MRM EXCLUSIVE: These Three Technologies Can Make the Difference Between Success and Failure for Takeout

Modern Restaurant Management

That means you should be thinking about dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) access point (AP) devices rated for outdoor use. Having a strong Wi-Fi signal outdoors is just as important to network performance and customer experience as a cellular failover solution is to enhanced network reliability.

Hilton Welcomes María Del Carmen Bonarelli as Executive Chef of Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo


In addition, the hotel offers 4,300 square feet of outdoor space for events, made-to-order breakfast, 2 hours of complimentary drinks and snacks at evening reception, 24/7 fitness center, outdoor pool, business center and restaurant. MCLEAN, Va.

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A New Season


Soon, the trees and flowers will be blooming, birds will be building nests, hummingbirds will return to the north and we will all eventually get back to “normal” We will once again enjoy picnics, outdoor concerts, dining in restaurants and travel! images-3.jpeg.

Making Customers Happy, One Eatery at a Time


Garage-style front doors raise to accommodate indoor-outdoor seating, a rarity for the neighborhood, the dining area’s communal tables and sleek bar softened by the lounge’s plush high-backed chairs and tufted couches in muted jewel tones.

Execution is Everything post Covid19: Melbourne Shopping Centres in review

Future Food

This must start at the car park or the front door and be consistent throughout the centre, including communication, messaging, security, cleanliness, toilets and outdoor areas. Execution is Everything post Covid-19 Melbourne Shopping Centres in review.

Restaurateurs Adapt to New Consumer Preferences

Restaurant Engine

Some government officials have instituted a Temporary Outdoor Restaurant Permit , which allows restaurants to use parking spots for additional seating. Its owners have not merely created a typical outdoor bistro area with tables, chairs and umbrellas.

COVID-19 Mental Health and Physical Wellness Tips for Restaurant Workers

7 Shifts

Spend time outdoors Most parts of the U.S. Maintain six feet between you and any other nature-seekers you encounter outdoors. Besides going outside to soak up Vitamin D, you can also take advantage of the outdoors to maintain your physical fitness or get into shape.

Welcoming Customers Back: How to Resell the Dine-in Experience as Restaurants Reopen

Modern Restaurant Management

Perhaps you can maximize outdoor seating that makes people feel more comfortable and safe. Give your outdoor seating the same importance you give indoor.

11 Tips for Restaurants to Get Back to Business

Modern Restaurant Management

This may include line cooks standing six feet away from each other, tables moved to proper social distances, diners sitting outdoors only, use of disposable menus and placemats, and/or servers wearing masks. Restaurants nationwide have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Regatta Ushers in the Season of Sun With Three Deliciously Inspired Summer Cocktails From Hawaii


Regatta Craft Mixers welcomes the season of sun, fun and outdoor adventures with three inspired summer cocktail recipes created by Hawaii mixologist and world traveler, @thejoyofdrinking, Chris Parish.

3 Delicious Secrets of Pairing Wine With Food

A Wine Story

Depending on the tour you choose, you may be able to enjoy a tasting at a table outdoors. Outdoors you can taste the wines while overlooking the very vineyard where they grow. Pairing Wine with Food at Stag’s Leap. Pairing Wine with Food at Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars.

City Works Schaumburg: By The Numbers

Bottleneck Management

130 The size in inches of our giant TV on the outdoor patio. City Works Schaumburg recently opened in our own ‘backyard’ and finally gives us our first City Works location in Illinois.

With LA Now Dining ?Alfresco,? What Happens to Criminalized Street Food Vendors?


The city once again outlawed vendors at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but now with outdoor dining the new mandate, it’s unclear if they’ll be treated the same as everyone else [link A street food vendor in Los Angeles | Wonho Frank Lee.

Garage Doors Drafted for Entertainment Complex

Modern Restaurant Management

The unique indoor/outdoor entertainment complex features a sprawling setting with pickleball courts, a variety of yard games, a restaurant and sports bar. “When the weather is nice outside it’s great to open them up to increase the flow of people from the inside to the outdoors.

Restaurants Throughout Illinois Prepare for June 26 Reopening, Now Including Chicago

Restaurant Engine

Outdoor recreation: All outdoor recreation allowed. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s Phase 4 reopening plan will roll out across Illinois on June 26. As of today, that will also include Chicago.

Restaurants Deliver and Then Some


Until recently, Tim McLaughlin, GoTab's CEO, would have described GoTab as an ordering and payment system for low-touch food or beverage establishments like some brew pubs and outdoor cafes. sasha-stories-XVTTK3wcYME-unsplash.png. Author(s): Emiliano De Laurentiis.

Planning for the “Big Game”

Goliath Consulting

Not every city can have an event of this magnitude, but there are lessons to learn for other major events that your city is hosting from conventions to NCAA events…even parades and outdoor festivals. This included a plan for outdoor sale of wings, hotdogs, and other stadium fare. What comes to mind when you hear there is an expected surge of over a million possible guests entering your city for a weekend event? Disbelief? Excitement? Anxiety? How about all three?