Firstpost | 13/06/2020 06:34 PM | Click to read full article
The new guidelines, hygiene and social distancing norms, changed curfew time (which doesn’t factor in dinner), rent issues, restriction on liquor sales, depleted staff, and people’s hesitance to dine out could well sound the death knell for many a standalone eating house.
There have been a few general guidelines in place for restaurants but they differ from state to state. Most aren’t allowing dining in, with the focus on deliveries and takeaways. Thermal screening of staff and every customer has become mandatory, as is hand hygiene. Restaurants that didn’t do deliveries had to change their model or be creative in their outlook.