At this time we know that you are all being hit hard due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). At this time, your customers deserve to know that you are taking all precautions to ensure the cleanliness of your food, utensils and kitchen—and this starts with good front of house..
Below is some examples of what we have seen from around the country. For further guidance, please refer to the latest government advice: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-food-businesses
Keep hands clean with sanitisers
Placing a bottle of hand sanitiser at the restaurant entrance is one of the simplest, yet most effective ways to show diners that you care about the cleanliness of your restaurant. As an extra precaution, you can also provide sanitiser wipes for the table.
Tell diners what you’re doing to keep them safe
Be vocal about the measures you’re taking to keep the virus at bay. Place a statement on your website or in the menu letting your customers know what you are doing. Remind your staff of their requirements a latest government advise (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance)
Buffets or self service
If you have open food displays or buffets these need to be monitored closely so, consider having a member of staff dedicated to serving you customers at this time. This will limit the potential contamination of your service equipment and the risk of physical contamination of the food.