Awning Canopies / August 13, 2019 / Susanne Dejesus
For one thing awnings and commercial shade structures are all about making a first impression. Remember that long before a restaurant patron has taken their first bite of bread or sipped their first cocktail they ve already surveyed the exterior of the building. Does your restaurant fit the neighborhood? Does it stand out in a productive and meaningful manner? And is the restaurant s signage appropriate for the space? Failure to pass these basic tests may mean a loss of business - something no restaurant owner wants to see happen. Awnings and canopies are ideal ways to invite a positive dining experience. Awnings are both functional and promotional items. On one hand they protect patrons from the elements providing a measure of wind shield shade during sultry summer evenings and of course protection from rain and even snow.
Working with the professional will help to ensure the structure s success and the client s contentment. Provide input on what s important to you and your hotel or resort. Suggest bright bold colors for cabana designs on a family oriented beach resort or darker shades for canopies and awnings at an outdoor hotel bar with a bustling nightlife. Suggest rows of cabanas for a luxury summer resort or consider a variety of awnings canopies and cabana designs for a casual and contemporary feel. Channel that vibe of a relaxing summer s day or night especially since "hitting the beach and other warm-weather activities" recently won first place in a Road & Travel Magazine poll on favorite vacations. After clearly laying out your visions take in the expert s advice on structure style and set up.
But awnings canopies and shade structures are just the beginning as a restaurant s overhaul or seasonal change must be thorough and complete. In other words if a new awning sets a new mood or tone chances are the inside of the restaurant and even its menus will require tweaking too. So before getting on the designing table take stock by checking out the entire area entrance and booths included and see what you have got to build on. Just remember that you have to create an ambience which will help customers enjoy their food better and bring them back again. So here are a few tips in addition to the above to spruce up your restaurant s decor: * Choose a theme: If you choose a certain theme which matches the area your eatery is in or the food you serve or the specialty of your restaurant it can really simplify your decorating decision.