Opening a new restaurant can be a challenging job. The entire process is hard and time consuming and even when you have the space and the paperwork ready you cannot relax. It is time to furnish the restaurant and this job can be even more stressful. It is hard to choose furniture for your own kitchen or living room, so imagine how difficult it can be to furnish a restaurant. First of all you have to set a theme and a style, to make a plan and set a budget and then start looking for a supplier and for the right furniture. It is very hard, but your success depends of the supplier you choose. You have to choose quality, but stay in your price range, choose furniture that goes together wonderful, furniture that is resistant and reliable. Here are a few rules that can help you decide over the best furniture supplier:
The first rule – choose quality
When you start looking for furniture for your new restaurant you should choose quality. Luxurious materials are always a plus, clients love them and a comfortable chair will always bring them back. Don’t choose materials that look cheap, because this will be the way your restaurant will look. Don’t choose plastic, choose real materials, real wood and beautiful upholstery; because no one loves to have their tights stick to a plastic chair.
It is important to have warranty for the furniture you choose
This is a safety measure you should choose. You never know what happens and you might realize after a few weeks that your new furniture isn’t all that durable. You need this safety net and you should always remember to ask about warranty.
Choose a firm with good reviews and a great reputation
A key step when you decide to use a supplier is to do a background check. You should contact furniture supplier and ask for references and for a portfolio with their work. Even if they have a website with pictures, you should go to their office and ask for more pictures and if they are able to show you some real models from their warehouse. This is an important step, because you cannot know how the furniture really looks like, until you see it in real like and touch it. It might look good just in photos and in reality it can have defects, the materials can be of bad quality and so on. Verifying the firm is an important step and you should never ignore it. Also, try doing a background check on the Internet and see if anybody has ever had problems with them.