Hooked on Themes
Dining hall themed events provide opportunities for staff's creativity to shine.
Flying monkeys, a yellow brick road and citizens of Emerald City were just a few of the decorative elements for the event.
"Another cute touch was the fact that all the customers had to walk through the 'tornado' scene to get to the Land of Oz," Sumnet says. "This area had a large fan, flashing lights, even a bike hanging from the ceiling. Once [the customers] passed the cashier stand, they came out of the house, just like Dorothy, and walked into a dream world. It was really cool."