Restaurant uses blow-up dolls to ensure customers are social distancing

Owners at a South Carolina restaurant wanted to make the restaurant look as full as possible.

News 12 Staff

May 14, 2020, 3:48 PM

Updated 1,440 days ago

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Restaurant uses blow-up dolls to ensure customers are social distancing
A South Carolina restaurant has a unique way to ensure customers are social distancing.
With dine-in service available for the first time at 'Open Hearth' since March, the owners wanted to make the restaurant looks as full as possible.
They ordered 10 blow-up dolls and dressed them up like patrons, even giving them wigs to wear.
The owners say they're following social distancing guidelines by spacing out customers, using disposable menus, and ensuring employees wear masks.
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