- Temporary Outdoor Dining Policy
- Fire Safety for Outdoor structures
- Reopening Signage
- Training Checklists
- Promoting your Business
- Additional Resources
The Village of Winnetka created temporary outdoor dining policy that provides guidance for Winnetka restaurants and other food service establishments licensed to serve food, beverages, and liquor for on-site consumption during Phase 4 of the State of Illinois Restore Illinois response to COVID-19. Please note: Phase 4 limits dining to parties of 10 persons or fewer. Email Brian Norkus, Assistant Director of Community Development Department or call him at 847-716-3526 with any questions.
The Winnetka Fire Department has produced documents guiding:
The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce created signage for Winnetka businesses to remind customers to wear a face covering. PDF posters are available for download. Email the Chamber of Commerce or call them at 847-446-4451 with questions. Additionally, DCEO created graphic posters and text poster with reopening guidelines for industry-specific businesses. Visit DCEO’s website to download these signs.
Employee health and safety is paramount to safely reopening a business. DCEO provides industry-specific checklists for businesses to use to reopen including employee training and wellness screening information. Visit DCEO’s website to download these checklists.
The Village maintains a robust promotional program for local businesses. We support co-advertising opportunities in print media and share business posts on social media. Visit the Village’s social media sites on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The Village also sponsors the Distinctly Winnetka texting program, which is free for businesses to participate in. Are you a business in Hubbard Woods interested in advertising with other businesses? Email the Hubbard Woods Design and Dine District to learn about their upcoming opportunities.
- The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce
- Center for Disease Control
- Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Development Opportunity
- Illinois Department of Public Health
- Cook County Department of Health
Email Liz Dechant, Economic Development Coordinator or call her at 847-716-3528 with any questions, concerns or inquiries.