Dothan restaurant sees increase in business despite pandemic

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Although thousands of businesses have suffered due to COVID-19, local restaurant, Things and Wings says it has see an increase in business amid the pandemic.

We spoke to owner Wade Ingram, who says business has been booming.

“We weren’t shut down any at all, we were able to stay open,” said Ingram.

Although the business did not shut down, it was forced to make some adjustments.

“We did curbside service for a long period of time and that was very successful with us,” said Ingram. “We’ve been very fortunate that we haven’t lost any sales.”

Curbside service was Things and Wings’s number one money maker when the the pandemic first hit. According to Ingram, sales continue increasing. Meanwhile the business has been taking precautions in order to keep customers and staff members safe.

“Extra precautions of cleaning, personnel are wearing masks and pretty much trying to follow the state guidelines put forth by the governor and Department of Health as much as we possibly can,” Ingram said.

In addition, they are limiting seating capacity to fifty percent and marking every other table so customers can practice social distancing.

Ingram said they are operating hours are still the following:

Monday through Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., weekends 10:30 to 9 p.m., and closed on Sunday.

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