How to Open a Restaurant During a Pandemic


Griz Dwight from GrizForm Design Architects in Washington DC notes that inside, he’s seeing more booths instead of seats and tables in new restaurants, as it’s easier to put in dividers without them looking awkward.

Opening a new restaurant is extremely stressful at any time but the COVID-19 pandemic has made nearly everything exponentially more difficult. Many new restaurants have delayed opening or are struggling with the decision of whether or not to open at all. Others are holding out to make a big splash when the world reopens.

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