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4 Things Restaurant Hosts Are No Longer Allowed to Do

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Eat This, Not That! Editors of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 5: A hostess' job is easy to overlook. To a restaurant patron, they may seem like a nonessential part of the restaurant experience, but that is far from the case.Hosts and hostess are responsible for making the first impression of the restaurant. He or she greets you, shows you to your table, takes down your name for a waitlist, and even helps you add a few friends to your reservation.Soon, they will be responsible for much more. They may have to take your temperature as you walk in, they'll have to take down your information in case they have to alert you of a fellow diner being diagnosed with the virus after eating at the restaurant, and much more. (See: Here's What Dining Out at Restaurants Post-Lockdown Will Look Like.)While there are many responsibilities hosts will have to add to their plate, there will also be a few restrictions on their current duties. We put together a list of the things you should no longer expect of your host or hostess. And for more food news, sign up for our newsletter to get daily recipes and food news in your inbox!

4 Things Restaurant Hosts Are No Longer Allowed to Do

A hostess' job is easy to overlook. To a restaurant patron, they may seem like a nonessential part of the restaurant experience, but that is far from the case.

Hosts and hostess are responsible for making the first impression of the restaurant. He or she greets you, shows you to your table, takes down your name for a waitlist, and even helps you add a few friends to your reservation.

Soon, they will be responsible for much more. They may have to take your temperature as you walk in, they'll have to take down your information in case they have to alert you of a fellow diner being diagnosed with the virus after eating at the restaurant, and much more. (See: Here's What Dining Out at Restaurants Post-Lockdown Will Look Like.)

While there are many responsibilities hosts will have to add to their plate, there will also be a few restrictions on their current duties. We put together a list of the things you should no longer expect of your host or hostess. And for more food news, sign up for our newsletter to get daily recipes and food news in your inbox!

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