7 Questions to Ask When Reopening Your Restaurant

July 8, 2020Media Mention

Joel Weinstein, Greenberg Glusker partner and chair of the firm's Restaurant, Food and Beverage practice, provides insights into restaurant reopening in the article, "7 Questions to Ask When Reopening Your Restaurant," published by LoopNet on July 8, 2020.


Following CDC recommendations to keep restaurant patrons at least six feet apart or reduce occupancy to 50% or even just 25% requires some maneuvering, says Joel Weinstein, chair of the Restaurant Group at Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP, a California law firm.

“Tables and booths may need to be removed or marked for non-use to satisfy occupancy limits," he says. “Floor decals are frequently used to maintain social distance, and some restaurants are removing self-order kiosks to reduce the spread of the virus." In addition, modifications to cashier stations or putting in a walk-up window for take-out may make sense depending on the business.

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