Catering/Banquet First Place: Bell Tower Catering at Hotel Hershey, Hershey, Pa.

Catering/Banquet
First Place: Bell Tower Catering at Hotel Hershey, Hershey, Pa.

BellTowerSpecifying Team: Brian O'Day, general manager, Hotel Hershey; Bob Boehret, sales rep, Inter-Mark Sales; Robin Carmeans, sales rep, Settables; Rick Snyder, sales representative, Singer Equipment Co., Elverson, Pa.

China: Dudson (Classic white and Eclipse)

Flatware: Bon Chef (Manhattan)

Glassware: Cardinal (Cabernet)

Accessories: Tablecraft (salt and pepper shakers), Dudson (Classic white creamers and sugar packet holders)

Why it Won: This tabletop encapsulates the image of Hershey, Pa.: classy but not stuffy. The elegant presentation transitions well for multiple uses, which is essential in a catering and banquet operation. Everything, including the napkin fold, allows the food to pop, while the tablecloth helps keep the tabletop from being flat.