Our menu may change, please check our website, social media and/or contact us directly for the most up-to-date information. We will continue to institute the safety guidelines outlined by the District of Columbia and the CDC. While this list is not exhaustive, here is what we are doing at Malbec Boutique Argentine Steakhouse in order to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus, please review our health and safety guidelines below:
Phase Two Adjustments
Washington, DC has been in Phase Two of reopening since June. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser laid out plans to make some Phase Two adjustments with the recent spike in coronavirus cases. The mayor also recently announced that the city's The public health emergency is in effect through March 31, 2021. Please note, the following adjustments take place from Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 and last through Jan. 15, 2021:
Indoor gatherings are capped at 10 people and outdoor gatherings are limited to 25 people (both decreased from 50). These numbers apply to business meetings.
Restaurants must stop serving alcohol at 10 p.m. but may stay open until midnight.
Restaurants may not have indoor dining. Outdoor dining and carry out/delivery may continue.
NO FOOD CONTACT
At Malbec Boutique Argentine Steakhouse No Contact Takeout services are methods of providing food to customers with as little human contact as possible.
NO- TOUCH PAYMENT -
Offering Non-Touch Payment, No Contact Set-Up Payment Options are available at Malbec Boutique Argentine Steakhouse.
ONLINE ORDERS via CURBSIDE Pick-Up and/or Preordering- Order and pay directly through our website.
CREDIT CARD CHIP READER- Also for Takeout orders or By Phone by calling us directly at 202-232-0437.
o Reservations are highly encouraged in order to maintain proper capacity, avoid waits and the creation of crowded areas.
o All guests must be seated. Parties are limited to (6) persons per table and tables must be at least 6ft apart.
o Guests must be seated at bars. Parties must be at least (6ft) apart from one another. No standing at bars is allowed.
o Communal tables may be used if parties are seated at least 6ft apart from one another and divisions are clearly marked.
o Parties waiting to be seated indoors must wait outside the establishment and stay at least 6ft from other parties.
o Mandatory mask for guests when not seated, including walking to restrooms. All properties prioritize credit card payment.
Our chefs are known for designing and preparing delicious, nutritious and unique meats that meet any specification and delight our guests.
o Temperatures checked before each shift with contactless thermometer.
o We provide and require proper face mask and gloves to our employees.
o We practice safe distance- We daily pre-work symptoms checks for every employee.
o Hand must be washed every 30 minutes either using soap or hand sanitizers. o Trained on the difference between cleaning and sanitizing.
o We use sanitized spatulas, tongs, and other utensils to transfer food from the
grill or oven into takeout containers.
o Reviewed and signed a safety protocol provided in English and Spanish as well as displaying Safety posters provided in English and Spanish on all safety protocols
including those developed by CDC.
o Tables and chairs are cleaned in between patrons and high contact places
regularly using only CDC approved COVID-19 products.
o Hand sanitizer available upon- check-in and throughout the restaurant.
o Single- use menus available, QR. Code posted on table links and-/or single use menus for online menu.
o Salt, pepper, sugar and sweeteners provided upon request and sanitized in between uses.
o We no longer open wine bottles table side to check for taint; staff will do so from an appropriate distance.
o Upon payment, all pens & check presenters sanitized in between patrons.