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Set the Mode of

Ambiance in the
Dining Area
Key points to be considered in setting the
dining atmosphere
 Lighting-Daylight or bright lighting is preferred
for daytime meal services.

 Views-tables should be set to take best advantage of

the views from dining room, which is subject to the
limitations of space.
Music-background music may be
appropriate in establishing a mood. In
dining rooms where music is played, special
consideration must be give to the placement
of tables in terms to the volume of music.
 Décor-The décor should be consistent to
create a harmonious atmosphere.

 Communication-let the staff know why

the restaurant is designed the way it is.
Dining Room Temperatures

Analyze your space

 Measure the dimensions of the room and
draw a sketch of the space on grid paper
using a scale.
 Assess the position of your planned seating
arrangement and the location of the windows,
to prevent glare in the eyes of people seated at
the table
 Walk through the mechanics of serving a meal
from kitchen to dining room.
Furniture Arrangement

 Place the bulkiest piece of furniture first.

 Move a light fixture, if necessary, rather

than struggling to place the table under it.
Put regulary empty chairs against the walls, in
the corner or even in another room. Guest will
feel less hemmed in if there is no empty extra
chair next to them..
Incorporating a bench or even a window seat
as part of the dining area allows you the full
complement of chairs.
Replace your square or rectangular table with an
oval or round table that can be enlarged with
Place décor collections in a glass-fronted corner
cabinet or on wall hung shelves.
A bare floor or low-pile washable carpeting
makes cleanup easy for families with children.
Creating room for movement
1.Leave a pathway between entrances.
2.Avoid blocking the paths
3.Make sure all the furniture and outlets are
easily accessible.
Placing accesories
Use paintings,mirrors,and other size
dependent items.
Size rugs carefully
Use high curtains
Use symmetry
Ambient Sound

Sounds play an important role in influencing

the mood and perception of the patrons. Even
soft music has an effect on the listener that can
subtly improve the customer’s mood.
Reason for cleaning floors

 To remove stains,dirt,litter, and obstructions.

 To remove grit and sand which scratch and
wear down the surface.
 To remove allergens, in particular dust.
 To prevent wear on the surface (e,g by using a
floor wax or protective sealant)
To make the environment sanitary even in
the kitchen
To maintain an optimum traction
such as for dance floor
Wood flooring
Clear the floor of any furniture that is easy
to me.
Sweep or vacuum all loose dirt and debris.

Mop the floor, along with the grain.

Buff the floor with a soft cloth to
remove any soapy residue. Cloth
diapers work well for buffing because
they are very soft and absorbent.
Tile and Stone Floors
 Dirt or dust should first be removed with a
vacuum cleaner or a broom.
 Have a floor cleaning solution or spray bottle for
the appropriate floor.
 After spraying the tile or stone floors in a small
area,use a mop to clean and scrub the floors.