Even before the world entered into a global pandemic, some customers were wary of buffet-style dining, where the same utensils are constantly touched in order to scoop food onto each individual plate. With major food chains, this could equal hundreds of different hands a day touching the same surfaces, which was already a health concern to some. Now, buffets have had to adapt to new Covid-regulated health guidelines, with buffets being forced to change their ways – or having to close altogether. We take a look at how buffets are adapting to Covid in order to stay afloat, and what changes have been made in order to keep a sense of the traditional buffet.
Month October 2020
With the start of fall comes changing leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, and sweater season. Unfortunately for restaurants trying to stay afloat during the pandemic, it also comes with cooler weather – and cooler weather signals the limited amount of time left in patio season, for those states who experience the cooler weather that accompanies fall and winter. In this article, we take a look at what restaurants are doing to prepare for the winter season, and how they will enable physical distancing as outdoor dining declines.