Dining restrictions changing in numerous provinces

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven time and time again that dining restrictions are subject to repeated and varied change. Two weeks before Easter weekend, the situation has shifted again in several provinces. Ontario Ontario has announced it will now allow outdoor dining in grey-lockdown zones including Toronto and Peel Region, modifying some of its COVID-19 restrictions. While […]

Adapting outdoor dining for the winter season during COVID-19

How can winter patio dining spaces be provided by restaurants without exacerbating COVID-19 transmission and other safety risks?

Under the dome: Could outdoor dining pods offer a new future for patios?

Various Canadian and U.S. restaurants are exploring dining pods as an option during COVID-19 but their viability is still a point of contention.

Canada’s 100 best restaurants for outdoor dining, according to OpenTable diners

Press Release As we approach the first official day of summer and prime season for patio dining, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc., today unveiled the 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada for 2018. The list ensures that diners across the country can find all the gorgeous patios […]

Cintas offers outdoor dining checklist to help restaurants get ready for summer

Checklist helps restaurants prepare for patio and rooftop season Press release Now that temperatures are on the rise, restaurants have opened their patio and rooftop areas, attracting customers eager for a fun dining experience. To help restaurants get ready for increased summer traffic, Cintas Corporation shares eight tips that will help restaurants gain a raving patio and […]