The Roof Restaurant in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building downtown will operate under new hours beginning Jan. 1., said David Webster, general manager.

Effective on that date, Webster said the restaurant will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 5-11 p.m. On Monday and Tuesday, the Roof will be available to the public throughout the day for banquets and receptions.The Garden Restaurant, adjacent to the Roof, will continue to serve both lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday.

"We intend to reopen (the Roof) for lunch during the summer months and in December," said Webster. "There is simply not sufficient demand to operate side-by-side restaurants."

For information or reservations call 539-1911 or 536-7277.