Burger King debuts 'social distance crowns' in Germany, as restaurants test quirky ways to keep customers apart

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Burger King has a new way to keep customers socially distant in

The fast-food chain debuted “social distance crowns” that keep
customers six feet away from each other, as restaurants reopen
dine-in service. 

“We wanted to re-enforce the rules of high safety and hygiene
standards that the BK restaurants are following,” a Burger King
representative told Business Insider. “The do-it-yourself social
distance crown was a fun and playful way to remind our guests to
practice social distancing while they are enjoying food in the

Burger King has also rolled out new coronavirus-centric
campaigns in other countries.

In Italy, for example, the chain is selling a
“Social Distancing Whopper,”
which features three times the
amount of raw onions usually found on the burger. Ideally, people’s
onion-induced bad breath will keep them farther away from each

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Restaurants around the world are getting creative as businesses

In the German city of Schwerin, restaurant owner Jacqueline
Rothe offered customers hats topped with pool noodles when Cafe
Rothe reopened. While customers aren’t regularly wearing pool
noodles on their heads, Rothe told Business Insider that hats
helped show how difficult it is for restaurateurs to enforce social

In Maryland, Fish Tales Bar & Grill
transformed inflatable inner tubes into portable tables
to keep
customers six feet apart. And, in Sweden, a restaurant called Bord
för En, or Table for One, is
serving a single person every day,
delivering food to a table
in the middle of a field via basket on a rope pulley system. 

Restaurants around the world
are using mannequins, dolls, and
cardboard cutouts to block customers from sitting at tables that
need to be kept empty to maintain distance between customers. In
Thailand, Maison Saigon is using stuffed panda bears to indicate
where customers can and cannot sit. 

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Burger King debuts 'social distance crowns' in Germany, as
restaurants test quirky ways to keep customers apart