Beyond tables and chairs, every restaurant patio requires a few basic elements to make it more inviting to guests—umbrellas when it’s sunny, heaters when it’s cold and always impeccable service and cleanliness. Once you have the basics down, you’re ready to elevate your game and become the hottest patio in town. Here are 10 tips to get you there.
1. Beef up weather protection. “Umbrellas and mushroom heaters can be okay, but it’s essential that shade and heat be