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What is a Tufted Booth?

  When looking at restaurant booths, there are a lot of options to choose from. If you decide to create a custom booth design the options can seem endless and overwhelming. One of the options that you might notice is the selection for a tufted booth, but what exactly is a tufted booth? To tuft a fabric means to make depressions at regular intervals by passing thread through it. Most commonly found ...

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What is Flex Back Seating?

When looking at restaurant seating there are a lot of different things to look for. A phrase you might see appearing quite often during your search is the term ‘flex back’. But what exactly is a flex back? A flex back chair or bar stool has a back that tilts as the person seated moves or applies pressure on the back. So, now you might be asking yourself “what is the ...

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What is Communal Dining?

Over the past few years, you may have noticed an increase in large dining tables in restaurants. In the past tables of this size were usually relegated to the family dining room, but now these communal tables are popping up in restaurants all over the country. These tables are used to facilitate communal dining, which is the practice of dining with others, usually accommodating more than one party. While they might ...

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Can You Use Wood Tables Outside?

Can you use wood tables outside in your restaurant? The simple answer here? No, you should not use hardwood table tops outside your restaurant. Wood table tops are commonly used in restaurants because of their durability, strength, and the character they bring to your overall design. But to keep them that way, there are some rules you need to follow.

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How Do I Maintain my Outdoor Restaurant Furniture?

The sun is starting to shine, more and more of your customers want to eat outdoors. Before you say yes, you need to take a moment to consider the condition of your outdoor furniture. After an off-season spent in storage, there is a good chance they are going to need a little bit of maintenance. Materials such as aluminum, poly lumber, and teak are commonly used outside because of their durability ...

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