Restaurants have had a tough time with multiple years of Covid restrictions. Now, more than ever, it’s important to do what you can to ensure you work your way back to profitability. Renovations are one way to make your restaurant more attractive to customers. But what needs to be done? In this post, we’ll go over the top restaurant renovations to boost business.
Upgrade Your Façade
First impressions matter a lot in the restaurant business. If you can attract the customer’s eye, you’re on the right path to getting them inside. Think about the kind of impression that the front of your building gives. Does it look vibrant and inviting or worn and tired? If your answer is the latter, it’s time to upgrade. Think about the building facade’s paint job, the signage and the windows. Upgrading these things can give your business a whole new lease on life. Don’t underestimate what your building’s façade says about your menu.
Redo Your Bathrooms
It should be obvious, but a dirty, disgusting bathroom can say a lot about how a customer perceives your business. If you can’t keep your bathrooms clean, what does that say about what goes on behind closed doors in the kitchen? In fact, many top chefs will judge your entire operation on the bathrooms. By making your bathrooms inviting, you’re showing your customers that you care about them and your business.
Streamline Your Kitchen
Unless you have an open kitchen, renovations on this part of your restaurant should focus on functionality. Streamlining your kitchen will make it more efficiently. This means that plates will go out quicker, less food will be wasted and your employees will be more effective and fulfilled. Remember that an efficient kitchen is key to a profitable restaurant.
Install New Lighting
Lighting plays a massive role in the mood of your dining room. And while there’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to lighting, getting it right can be the difference between the desired atmosphere and a harsh, unsettling experience. Only you can decide what mood your restaurant should evoke, but whatever it is, the lighting should support that concept.