COVID 19 SAFETY PLAN
We are very excited to welcome you back to Bistro 694! The safety and well-being of our guests and staff is our #1 priority.
As such, we are following government guidelines carefully, and taking additional measures to keep you safe. Stringent protocols have been implemented in our restaurant outlined below:
Things will be a little different in this COVID 19 era –
Here’s what we’ll be doing to keep you and our staff safe:
-The maximum occupancy of the restaurant and patio will be reduced by 50% -Signage has been placed reminding guests to maintain a distance of 6 feet from one another (unless in the same party) -We have placed plastic barriers between tables (don't worry, they look really nice!) -We have removed salt and pepper shakers, candles, flowers, and all other table top items. These will be provided upon request, and sanitized thoroughly afterwards -Each table will be provided with a jug of water, and guests will provide their own refills
- Servers and dishwashers will wear masks
-Guests will be asked to place all dirty dishes and glassware on the edge of the table. -Laminated menus will be sanitized after each use -If a guest asks to take leftovers home, we will provide the takeout container, and allow guests to pack it themselves -We encourage payment by “tap”. The debit machine will be sanitized after every use.
- Takeout orders will be placed on a table near the front door (away from diners); the table will be sanitized after each pickup
-Take-out guests will only pick up at designated times. -Signage will be posted at washroom access to remind guests to keep 6 feet apart -Sanitizer stations will be set up at the front entrance, bar, patio entrance, and dishwashing area -No more than 6 guests from one party will be allowed at a table -We will keep contact information from one guest at each party for 30 days -A plexiglass barrier has been installed at the bar/payment area; barrier will be disinfected thoroughly at the end of each shift -Enhanced cleaning and sanitization of all frequent touchpoints has been implemented; light switches, door handles, faucets, tables, chairs, etc. all to be frequently disinfected -All cleaning staff has been provided proper training on cleaning and sterilization -Dishwashing protocols in place; dishwashers to ensure that all glassware, plates and cutlery are properly sanitized by checking the bleach solution when cycle has finished -All tables, chairs, and menus are to be disinfected after each guest -Bathrooms will be cleaned and sanitized frequently
Here’s what we ask of you –
- You must wear a mask when entering and exiting the restaurant, and when not seated.
- You must not visit other tables (even when you see friends/family seated nearby!)
-If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID 19 (including, but not limited to, fever, cough, shortness of breath), please do not enter our premises -If you have traveled outside of Canada in the last 14 days, please do not enter our premises -Please arrive on time for your reservation; if you would like to come early, please call in advance to find out if your table will be ready.
- If you are running late, please let us know. We will do our best to accommodate you; however, please remember that we are staggering arrival times to allow for maximum social distancing, so we cannot guarantee that late arrivals will be able to be seated
-Please enter through the front door. If any other guests are also approaching or leaving at the same time, please practice social distancing and allow others to pass. -Please avoid physical contact with our staff (sorry, no hugs for now!), and maintain a distance of 6 feet from other guests who are not in your party -Coat racks will not be available; please put any belongings and coats on the extra chairs at your table -If you are dining on the patio, please bring a sweater or blanket as we are no longer able to offer those -Please place items within reach of your server to refill or clear away -Please be patient! This is a new experience for all of us, and we are doing our very best!
Thanks everyone - we look forward to seeing you soon!!!!