We are ready to welcome you back starting June 1! While you’ve been gone, our team has been preparing to make your return as safe and enjoyable as possible. We’re sure you have a lot of questions, so we’ve put together a quick overview of what changes to expect.
OUR COMMUNITY, OUR RESPONSIBILITY
In addition to and to follow North Carolina and Buncombe County guidelines, our brewery will be operating with the following changes:
All staff will wear masks and gloves
Continual cleaning, including a deep clean each night
Single-use and no-touch as well as online menus
Floor markers to encourage distancing
One-way flow through spaces when possible
We will only have outdoor seating to start and will be following the 50% capacity rule
What is being done at Bhramari to keep our guests and our team safe?
WAIVER & CONTACT INFO
We have taken the advice of the CDC and requirements of our state and county to heart and have implemented several measures to reduce exposure to COVID-19 for your party, other guests, and our staff. However, everyone should understand that there is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any place where people are present. According to the CDC, everyone is at risk of illness from COVID-19, but especially the elderly and those with underlying health conditions. By visiting our taproom, you assume the risk related to exposure to COVID-19.
We will be collecting a name & phone number for every group that enters our space. This information will be provided to the Buncombe County Health Department if we are notified that someone who visited on the same day as you or who worked here the day you visited is diagnosed with COVID-19.
Tables have been arranged in a manner that allows for Social Distancing Guidelines. For the present time we are going to only be seating customers outside. We will keep you updated on the reopening of our inside space.
In addition to floor markers, we will be monitoring the number of guests and ensuring there is no more than 50% of the building’s capacity at one time. Currently the largest individual party we can sit at a table is 6 people. We cannot accommodate a party larger than this at any of our tables and currently cannot move tables or chairs between tables.
Each team member will wear a mask to protect against the spread of germs. Masks will be required by patrons of the restaurant when not seated at a table, following Buncombe County guidelines.
To minimize exposure, each member of our team will be wearing gloves while preparing and delivering orders and handling transactions.
We will adhere to the state of North Carolina guidelines for screening employees prior to work. These measures include a daily questionnaire focused on exposure and health as well as the ability to temperature checks upon arrival if needed.
At the start of every shift, employees are required to wash their hands and maintain this practice routinely throughout their shift. Guests have access to soap and water in the bathrooms and hand sanitizer in all the entryways of our spaces.
Our team is committed to deep cleaning the building every night. In addition, we will ensure all high-touch areas such as door handles, counters, railings, tables and chairs are disinfected throughout the day and between customers.
We are working to transition to a fully contactless payment option, and should have it set up and working by early July. In the meantime, all parties may be required to order and pay at the counter before they are seated.
To minimize contact, we have made the menu available online and created a single-use menu for guests to use at the restaurant. In addition, our team will hold off placing flatware, cups, and napkins on the tables until guests are seated. To prevent table to table travel, we will offer growlers of water that are sanitized between uses to refill your own cups. Our team is taking extra precautions to ensure the POS system is cleaned after each use to prevent the spread of germs.
To ensure social distancing occurs while guests are eating, we have arranged our tables to maximize the space between parties. Once assigned a table, guests will need to remain seated until they are ready to leave, unless they need to use our restroom facilities. If a guests stands from their table, they will need to wear a mask to move about the space.
How can you best protect yourself and others when you come to visit?
Self-screen before going out in public for any of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, chills, sore throat, loss of taste, feverish or muscle pain. We ask that you refrain from visiting us in Asheville if these symptoms are present.
Wash and disinfect your hands before interacting with an employee or another guest.
Maintain at least 6 feet of separation from other individuals not within the same party. If social distancing isn’t feasible, use a face covering, wash hands often, and using cough/sneeze etiquette.
Wearing a mask or face covering that covers the nose and mouth, especially when interacting with an individual within 6 feet. Buncombe County and the state of NC require this, so all guests will be required to wear a face covering when visiting us.
Once you have been seated, please remain at your table. Do not stand in walkways or move between tables.
Do I have to wear a mask?
Yes – to follow state and local mandates and to keep our staff safe, masks are required to enter our spaces. If you are unable or unwilling to wear a mask you can place an order for curbside pickup, but will not be allowed to enter our space and we would prefer that you not leave your car or approach our staff members.
Do you have updated business hours?
Yes – our hours of operation (subject to change) are:
Daily from 12 pm - 9 pm
Will there be a limit to the amount of people allowed inside?
Yes – we are abiding by the State of North Carolina and Buncombe County guidelines for customers in our space. No more than 89 people will be allowed to enter at one time.
Are children allowed?
Yes – but everyone must stay seated at your table during your stay and our maximum party size-6-includes any children in your party.
Can I make a reservation or see how long the wait is?
We won’t be taking reservations but you can check how long our waitlist is when you are on your way here: https://www.waitlist.me/n/11639090733
Can I order online?
Yes! Our Take-Out & Delivery menu will still be available for take-out and delivery during business hours.
Where’s the best place to park?
In the interest of keeping our guests and staff safe and spaced we have extended our outdoor seating area into our parking lot. Our lot is now for employee parking and Bhramari vehicles ONLY. At this time, the parking decks in Downtown Asheville are free, and there is one at the Aloft Hotel about a block away from Bhramari.
Thank you for continuing to look out for each other and taking time to read these changes.
We look forward to seeing you soon!