Tabletop & Smallwares

Tabletop & Smallwares includes the features and benefits of various buffet and tabletop servingware, coffee brewers and servers, cutlery, melamime tableware, permanent tableware and tabletop accessories.

THE Quarterly Product Knowledge Guide: Glassware

Glassware can help tailor a tabletop presentation to be a unique, personal experience for customers. Unlike dinnerware, where food takes precedence, in this category, it’s as much about the glass as it is about the beverage it holds.

Product Knowledge Guide: Cookware

Foodservice operators use cookware to both prepare and serve a variety of food items. Commercial cookware uses different types of materials and it comes in different sizes and configurations for various applications.

Cookware: Maintenance Musts

 Although stainless steel and aluminum cookware is generally dishwasher safe, hand washing will help preserve its appearance.

Product Knowledge Guide: Dinnerware

Commercial dinnerware includes bowls, plates, platters, cups and mugs, in addition to accessories, such as creamers, salt and pepper shakers, and other ancillary items used on the table.

Product Knowledge Guide: Buffetware

Buffetware is about more than serving capabilities and aesthetics. These items also can help foodservice operators control food shrink and waste. Durability, functionality and appearance are key factors to consider when specifying these items.