Outdoor Dining FAQs and More

By NYC Hospitality Alliance

As we head into the holiday weekend we wanted to share with you the Department of Transportation's updated FAQ on outdoor dining requirements. Please review carefully to ensure compliance.

To help keep your business, employees, and customers safe the City has compiled this directory of local and national vendors who rent and sell equipment needed for restaurants transitioning to outdoor dining. Participants on this list have attested to reviewing the guidance set by the City. 

Directory of Equipment Rentals for Safe Outdoor Dining CLICK HERE
  The Open Restaurants brochure is now available in multiple languages.

NYC Open Restaurants Brochure (download and print)

Download the NYC Open Restaurants Brochure in ArabicBengaliChineseFrenchHaitian CreoleKoreanPolishRussianSpanish or Urdu (pdfs).
  Contact the CITY

For help completing the application please call the SBS Hotline: 888-SBS-4NYC (888-727-4692). NYC launched this small business hotline to answer the most pressing questions of small business owners as they prepare to re-open. Small Business Advocates and Compliance Advisors will monitor the hotline and have been equipped with the latest guidelines and regulations to share with business owners.

For questions about the Open Restaurants program, self-certification process, or translation assistance with the application please contact us online

The NYC Hospitality Alliance knows how challenging these times are, but we still hope you're able to find a moment to enjoy the 4th of July weekend.

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