Restaurateurs are realizing additional year-round revenue opportunities by integrating outdoor dining spaces as a permanent part of their establishment, and there are a multitude of options.
The Fifteen Group president David Hopkins offers clear advice for restaurant operators during the challenge of the changing seasons.
Vancouver’s temporary patios can now stay in place until October 31, 2021
By Alice Sinia In the wake of global health concerns, restaurants across the world have modified their dining areas to be safer and more customer friendly. For many establishments, that has meant a switch to patio dining only. These outdoor spaces are perceived as less conducive to the spread of pathogens and help to put […]
Ontario municipalities will be able to quickly pass temporary bylaws for the creation and extension of patios and allow covered outdoor dining areas.
Nearly 8,000 Toronto restaurants and bars, including more than 1,400 with licensed patios, sidewalk cafés, or parklet permits, can now offer delivery, takeout, and outdoor dining.
Forty-seven temporary expedited patio permits have been issued by the city of Vancouver since the launch of the program on June 1.
Ontario’s outdoor patios may be temporarily extended or added by licensed establishments to ensure the safety of guests and staff.
Press release British Columbia has announced changes that will allow businesses with only outdoor patio seating to apply to offer liquor service, a move that will create new opportunities for small businesses and support increased consumer choice. Previously, patios could only be licensed to serve liquor if they were attached to an indoor venue which held […]