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Restaurant linen service can help protect customers and employees from microbial dangers, including COVID. 2020 has been tragic and challenging for many businesses, especially in the restaurant industry. But help is always available if you know where to look.
To say that the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the restaurant industry is an understatement. Unfortunately, we aren’t just talking about the months-long closure that affected profits and survivability of many businesses.
Until health experts find a long-term solution for the virus, your restaurant will have to adapt to modified means of delivering business. This means a significant decrease in accommodations. This means maybe even letting go of certain aspects of your service (i.e. buffet tables). Ultimately, this means making massive changes to your operations to adapt to the new restrictions brought on by the pandemic.
The CDC has released new safety guidelines for restaurants on top of existing regulations set forth by cities and states.
Naturally, one of the most important aspects of these new regulations is how to keep your tables clean and safe for your customers. This is where table linens play a crucial role.
The CDC orders the strict cleaning and disinfection of each table after every use. Using tablecloths under these circumstances present an easier, more convenient option. It is, after all, easier and faster to remove and replace linens after every diner/group compared to the rigorous scrubbing and multiple wiping of tables for every new customer. But this presents an entirely new set of challenges. This is why professional restaurant linen services prove helpful and necessary.
A professional restaurant linen service helps you achieve better and safer results for your table hygiene needs.
– Achieves the best clean for your linens. With expertise, experience, and equipment advantages, professionally laundered table linens are cleaner than those washed on a smaller scale. Professional laundry procedures also secure safe handling, with minimal hand contact and safer packaging.
– Eases the burden on limited workforce. Hiring a restaurant linen service during these times also makes sure you do not overwork your workforce. With many restaurants having to downsize, easing the burden of maintenance will help maintain productivity.
– Keeps costs low while meeting higher linen volume demands. Restaurant linen rentals and laundry service have proven to be more cost-efficient. Especially under the current situation, this is even more impactful. With more table linens needed at every shift, keeping costs down can make a whole world of difference.
– Maintains your brand’s image. Challenging times should not equate to lower standards in your operations. You do not have to give up your branding just to keep up with the times. And the right linen service provider for your restaurant can help you maintain that. With consistently higher quality linens and better maintenance, you can keep up your business’s morale and brand image.
Don’t let the pandemic bring your business down. Contact Century Linen today to arrange for your restaurant linen service needs. Call us at (800) 721-7648 to speak with a rep. You can also send us your inquiries and price quote requests by filling out this form.