A well designed restaurant is a joy, but one that most people pay little attention to.
Though many might not notice great design when it's right in front of them, a restaurant that has been well thought out provides an added level of comfort that adds to the entire experience of dining out. Just think of the times a decent meal has been spoiled because the sound in a restaurant is like the inside of a cave, or those places that choose weird shaped tables that can fit about two starter plates on them.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.