Winter weather is in full swing, and spring is on the way. As Denver area residents venture out for a bit of COVID-safe fun, boost restaurant profit opportunities with a commercial aluminum pergola addition. Commercial pergolas by StruXure install quickly and easily, allowing you to add seating space and boost profits. An outdoor covered seating area is the perfect way to entice potential patrons into your restaurant, club, or community center, offering ample ventilation to provide a safe and relaxing space.

How to Design a Commercial Patio Space To Increase Restaurant Profits

Know the rules
Check state, county, and city rules and permitting requirements for the addition of outdoor seating space for dining, including the latest tips on COVID compliant design. Researching before installing a commercial pergola safeguards your business against potential fines and legal action that could require you to redesign a non-compliant outdoor dining or gathering space.

Scrutinize your space
Carefully measure your outdoor area, ensuring ample room for pathways and doorways surrounding furnishings as you design your restaurant patio space. Create a mock-up using tape or chalk, checking the functionality of your restaurant patio design. If you plan to incorporate an outdoor bar or cooking area, don’t forget to consider how they will impact available seating. Avoid cramped spaces, opting for a more open design that provides ample room for servers, customers, and social distancing.

Go beyond “adequate” shelter
Creating a versatile space that keeps guests comfortably in their seats and spending ensures you will maximize the return on investment of a pergola. StruXure adjustable aluminum pergolas deliver maximum comfort, allowing you to adjust pergola louver settings on-demand. Dial-in added shade, open up to enjoy the sun’s warmth, or improve ventilation. Keep guests and furnishings dry, closing louvers for leak-free rain protection with the touch of a button or using integrated weather sensing technology. With StruXure commercial pergolas, your weather worries will be a thing of the past.

Improve the ambiance with the right furniture

The right furnishings beneath your restaurant pergola set the stage for the dining experience. Whether you prefer traditional picnic tables, elegant bistro sets, or modern sofa-style booths, you can design your adjustable louvered pergola to match your restaurant theme. Choose from standard and custom powder coating colors and faux wood wrap, accenting your design with corbel ends or architectural columns. Add dramatic décor, lighting, and amenities to draw attention to your space and generate a buzz. décor, lighting, and amenities to draw attention to your space and generate a buzz.

Increase profits with added amenities

The customization possibilities of StruXure louvered pergolas are nearly limitless. With the right additions, you’ll have customers lining up to enjoy your exciting new patio space. Spice up your design with:

  • An outdoor BBQ grill or pizza oven
  • Guests love to watch food being prepared
  • A fire feature
  • Seasonal gas fire pit tables, or a large centerpiece gas fire feature, draw guests into their warmth and ambiance
  • Fans & patio heaters
  • Improve comfort on summer’s warmest days and extend service into the chilly winter months, integrating fans and infrared patio heaters into your custom pergola design
  • Motorized pergola screens and curtains
  • Motorized screens and curtains seal-out pests, improve sun and weather protection and offer privacy while allowing for adequate ventilation
  • Outdoor TVs
  • Broadcast sports, providing a safe, relaxing space for customers to enjoy beneath your adjustable aluminum pergola.

Draw Attention to Your Business with a Commercial Pergola Addition

Advertise your business, increasing word-of-mouth buzz with a stunning, new commercial aluminum pergola and eye-catching restaurant patio design. Create a profitable outdoor dining space that draws business with the help of Denver Pergola Systems. Contact us to learn more about COVID-safe design possibilities today.


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