The COVID-19 Restaurant Reopening Checklist

Learn how to approach reopening your restaurant during COVID-19 with this 78-item checklist.

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As a growing number of states give non-essential businesses the go-ahead to reopen, restaurants are faced with navigating a new world where safety and social distancing rule operations. Consider them an intrinsic part of your restaurant's on-premise dining experience from here on out. 

Making sure you're prepared to reopen your restaurant for on-premise dining involves much more than just revisiting your cleaning protocol.

This 78-item restaurant reopening checklist covers all of the necessary to-do's. Your entire business – from the back office to the host stand – will be prepped and ready to safely welcome guests back for a long-awaited visit.

How to approach a restaurant reopening:

  • Access government resources

  • Adapt your space for social distancing

  • Rethink reporting and KPIs

  • Re-hire and re-train your staff

  • Adapt your inventory purchasing

  • Implement new cleaning protocol