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Five ideas to prepare your restaurant’s patio for the summer season

Five ideas to prepare your restaurant’s patio for the summer season The warm weather has finally arrived, and with that comes patio season fever. A welcoming patio is a great way to attract customers as it acts as a giant billboard for your restaurant operation. A patio also increases the number of tables your restaurant can serve, thereby potentially increasing your sales. Patio furnishings have come a long way over the past few years, so it’s likely that you will be able to furnish and decorate your patio with a relatively small budget. If your restaurant has enough space to accommodate a patio, consider adding the outdoor dining area as it can definitely add that boost of business. You might also have a rooftop that would make an ideal patio. However, make sure you obtain the proper permits from your city before setting up. Diane Chiasson, FCSI, President of…