It reintroduces the ability to dine at and own restaurants to the series.
Official Description Edit
Own a restaurant and take your Sims out to eat with The Sims™ 4 Dine Out. Create and manage a variety of restaurants, hire staff, and set the perfect menu to earn a profit and expand your business. Dine out with Sims to enjoy all-new experimental cuisine and spend quality time with friends and family.
Create Unique Restaurants – Build a variety of restaurant venues from a classic diner to an upscale Italian bistro, or customise pre-made restaurants using new objects and décor. Personalise your space by adding an outdoor patio, comfy booth seating, or unique signage. The choice is yours!
Become an Owner – You are in control of owning and running a restaurant. Hire and outfit staff, set the menu and prices, and chat up diners to improve customer satisfaction. Strive for a five-star rating or build a multi-restaurant empire to rake in the Simoleons!
Dine Out with Your Sims – Take your Sims out to enjoy a delicious meal with exceptional service. Restaurants are the perfect place to catch up with friends over brunch, spend time with family, or have a romantic date, all without having to do the dishes.
Experiment with New Food – Sims with adventurous tastes can dig into new experimental cuisine that looks almost too good to eat! Serious foodies can snap food selfies to memorialise these edible masterpieces or learn to cook them at home.
- Chef stations
- Patio heater
- Seating booths
- Waiter stations
- Host stations
New gameplay mechanicsEdit
Dine Out introduce new Restaurant Venues, where Sims can opt to go out for a bite to eat in any of the pre-made or custom built restaurants. Once Sims enter the establishment, see the host for seating arrangements, or use the “Request Table” interaction on any of the available tables to custom pick seats. Everyone in party will be seated together.
In addition to the new interactions mentioned above, Sims who are sitting together in booths can use the new romantic “Feed a Bite” interaction on their significant other.
There is a brand new Radio Station called “Jazz”. You can listen to the new channel via high end Stereos and Wall Speakers.
Experimental Food is a new recipe category that is available when dining out, or cooking at home on the Chef Station. Experimental food can be purchased at any restaurant that offers the new recipes in the menu, but aren’t readily available for Sims to cook at home.
There is a brand new Experimental Food Photos Collection. These photos can be collected by taking photos of the experimental food items found in restaurants when dining out. You can keep the photos to hang on a wall, or sell them for §10 Simoleons each.
There are 8 brand new food recipes. These items are available for purchase in a restaurant, and also available to make at home with the right Cooking Skill. There is also 8 brand new drink options. While most are available to make at the bar, some are only available to Sims who order them at a restaurant.
Over 100 buy and build mode items are introduced in Dine Out, for building the perfect restaurant. Some these include chef stations, host and waiter stations and dining booths.
New clothing is also available, for Sims to dress in the perfect fashion when going to the restaurants.
Dine Out comes with several pre-made restaurants. Chez Llama is an experimental food restaurant. Hogan's Burger Bar is a diner restaurant. Villa Bovine is an Italian restaurant. L'Attente Bistro is a bistro restaurant. The Diving Pelican is a seafood restaurant. Sunny Side Up Diner is a brunch restaurant. Foods and beverages served by restaurants, and restaurant staff outfits can be customized by going into buy/build mode from the manage worlds screen.
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February 9, 2016
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The Sims 4: Kids Room Stuff
June 28, 2016
The Sims 4: Spa Day
July 14, 2015
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January 24, 2017
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