Without waiting on the government’s specific guidance for restaurants, pubs & bars concerning the re-opening, the industry is acutely aware that reopening is really about winning consumer confidence:
3 top industry players have taken the initiative by demonstrating what restaurants and bars should look like post-covid – answering the questions & concerns of the public.
The very popular restaurant from Manchester, Albert’s Schloss has published a video on what their business could look like post-covid ensuring customers that they’re thinking ahead and taking safety very seriously.
Scottish famous brewery, Brewdog, who have been extremely committed during the crisis, revealed a 10-step plan to anticipate the reopening of their businesses and keep their customers safe.
You can find all 10 key initiatives on their website.
Brewdog has been supporting the hospitality industry since day 1 and has launched Kickstart Collective to help independent bars, pubs and bottleshops.
How would hotels continue to operate post-covid? This St Moritz hotel and spa in Cornwall unveiled the first post-covid designed restaurant to welcome their guests and respect social distancing.
This socially distanced built restaurant called ‘Anti-social club’ for hotel guests will consist of 16 private dining rooms with maximum 160 covers in order to respect future government guidelines and offer a unique experience for hotel guests.
Other hotels with great initiatives for reopening:
OYO hotels have launched the initiative “Sanitised Stays” for the several of their establishements in the country, which are a series of procedures including removing non necessary furniture, disinfection of movables and given to guests in bags etc…
All in all, here’s a checklist of what you should think of when reopening your business :
Dining room layout :
Waiting on customers
Those are not official guidelines from the government but well-thought out advice, serving as ideas for you to get prepared when you reopen.