Health and Safety

Health Precautions at Ben Paris

Important Health & Safety Information

In accordance with King County guidelines, beginning October 25, 2021, people ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result within 72 hours. Face masks are required indoors and must be worn at all times unless while seated and actively eating or drinking.

Per Washington state’s public health order, facial coverings are required in indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. We ask that you please adhere to this order during your stay.

Our Clean Commitment

The wellbeing and health of our team members and guests is always of paramount importance to us here at Ben Paris. In light of COVID-19, we’ve upped our health, safety, and sanitation game to keep our restaurant cleaner than ever. Of course, we remain committed to providing a fun and exceptional dining experience.

Want to know even more? Here are some of the health and safety enhancements we’ve made to change with the times:

  • Face masks or coverings and gloves are required for all team members.
  • Adhering to physical distancing guidelines throughout the dining areas; and
  • All menus will be available digitally for viewing on a guest’s personal device or as single use and disposable, printed on recycled paper.

Through our management company, Columbia Hospitality, we’ve partnered with Ecolab, a gloabl leader in infection prevention, to take our already stringent safety and sanitation protocols to the next level through the Columbia Clean program.

Columbia Clean protocols include:

  • Utilizing highly effective and sustainable Ecolab cleaning products to clean and disinfect throughout the properties.
  • Requiring facial coverings for team members and customers.
  • Increasing the number of customer-accessible hand sanitizing stations at primary entrances and high-traffic locations like elevators and lobbies.
  • Implementing physical distancing layouts, markers, and signage in restaurants and bars, common areas, meeting and event spaces, and amenities.
  • Using commercial-grade MERV-13 rated air filters and opening doors and windows to improve ventilation whenever possible.
  • Utilizing highly effective and sustainable Ecolab cleaning products to clean and disinfect throughout the properties.
  • Increasing the frequency and intensity of cleaning and disinfecting high-touch, high-traffic areas at every property, such as light switches, door handles, remotes, elevator buttons, thermostats, and more.
  • Increasing the frequency of cleaning and sanitizing culinary tools and kitchen work areas, along with team members wearing personal protective equipment, sanitizing POS systems between uses, and more.
  • Enhancing cleaning and sanitation standards throughout guestrooms, event spaces, common areas, heart-of-house spaces, and more.
  • De-cluttering paper and other amenities, such as pen, paper, directories, magazines, etc. and supplementing with digital options or providing amenities upon request.
  • Implementing innovative cleaning technologies, such as modern electrostatic sprayers and ultraviolet light to sanitize surfaces and objects.
  • Activating Columbia Clean Teams, team members thoroughly trained in health, hygiene, safety, and sanitization standards, and responsible for upholding these standards.

King County All Clear

When you visit King County, you can travel confidently knowing there are protocols in place to help keep everyone as safe as possible. In partnership with Visit Seattle and Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority, we have taken the All Clear King County Pledge, backed by public health protocols, to help our region reopen responsibly. As a visitor to our region, you too can take the pledge. Learn more about the All Clear King County Pledge to view an ever-growing list of businesses that are taking the pledge to make health & safety a top priority.

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