COVID 19 POLICY

WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING IN HOUSE DINING, & PRIVATE EVENTS ALONG WITH TAKEOUT .

Kindly know that during this phase of the pandemic the following conditions
exist in order for us to provide you with the safest conditions under the guidelines set forth
by the Ontario Health Board.
NeXT will not allow for any exceptions to any these conditions under any circumstances.


CHECK IN PROCEDURE
All guests must wear a mask and are required by law to provide verification that they are double vaccinated no exceptions, inclusive of a medical reason.
We are not an essential service as such all guests who cannot meet this policy will be offered takeout instead.
Know your reservation name and phone number is your contact tracing info. As such nick names and refusal to give a number invalidate your booking.
Kindly know children are not allowed to run around the dining room, clients will be cautioned should children be considered “out of control”.


HOW TO ENTER NeXT WITH PROOF OF BEING FULLY VACCINATED
For any guests 12 years or older who is entering NeXT for the sole purpose of dining ensure you have a copy of your second dose Covid-19 vaccination receipt. Both digital and print versions will be accepted. Kindly show this to the host upon entry you will need to provide a piece of photo identification in order that we validate you. Know any guest 11 years and younger do not need to provide verification of vaccination when accompanied with an adult.

WHERE DO I GET MY COVID-19 VACCINATION RECEIPT?

CLICK TO ACCESS YOUR VACCINATION RECEIPT

YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO OUR BUSINESS, STAFF AND COMMUNITY AND YOURSELF.
Guests seeking entry to NeXT are solely responsible for demonstrating that they are the legitimate holder of the vaccination receipt, and that the information being provided is complete and accurate and relates to the patron. If they cannot demonstrate that to the business or organization, the individual will not be allowed to enter and will be offered takeout instead.

THIS IS THE LAW IN ONTARIO
Kindly know as per section 2.1 of Schedule 1 to O. Reg. 364/20: Rules for Areas at Step 3 and at the Roadmap Exit Step (O. Reg. 364/20) under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (ROA) to require each patron who enters an area of the premises to provide, at the point of entry, proof of identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The specified businesses or organizations must comply with this guidance document, pursuant to section 2.1(4) of Schedule 1 of O. Reg. 364/20.

CLICK TO VIEW THE COMPLETE REGULATION

 WHO IS EXEMPT FROM THE LAW, HOW DO I PROVE IT?
Anyone under 12 years of age when in accompaniment with an adult.


SELF GUIDANCE
When entering the building and being escorted to your table kindly wear your mask. Remove the mask when sitting down.
Do not store or place your mask on the table for hygienic reasons and naturally for the safety of our team.
When the need to use our bathrooms or exit the facility kindly wear your mask, wear it prior to standing.
We accept all forms of payment but during this period prefer


BATHROOMS
We have 2 accessible bathrooms on the upper level.
Additional bathrooms are available on the lower level.


TAKE OUT
Park your car and enter the building masked.
Simply provide your takeout 4 digit order number upon arrival to our greeters and we will organize your food. If you have gift cards wait to give them when the order is in your hand and completed.
Pay attention to greeters if they wish you to stand in a specific area of our lobby.

DO I NEED TO GIVE PROOF WHEN PICKING UP MY TAKEOUT?
You do not need to provide proof of vaccination when you are picking up takeout
or purchasing only retail to go at NeXT, inclusive of gift cards.


PHYSICAL OR VERBAL ABUSE OF STAFF @ NeXT
Kindly respect this process, should you be denied entry don’t take it personally. Recognize what you need to do to become a verified double vaccinated patron. Any form of verbal or physical abuse will be met immediate withdrawal from NeXT up to and including a report being filed with the Ottawa Police services.

STAY SAFE . STAY LOCAL