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Commercial Dinnerware Buying Guide

stack of dinnerware in commercial kitchen

Part 1: Shop for Dinner in Your Budget

Dinnerware is an important element of any table top presentation. However, it is not a one-size-fits-all type of purchase. From durable melamine to delicate china, the right dinnerware will meet your budget, style and production needs.

white china dinnerware

Part 2: Select the Right Dinnerware Materials

Commercial dishes are designed to take some abuse, but they aren’t indestructible. Decide on the level of abuse you expect your plates to receive and shop for materials that can work in your restaurant’s environment.

wide rim dinnerware

Part 3: Setting the Table

When shopping for new plates, it’s important to know what all the essential pieces are. Plan your entire table display as a cohesive setting and set yourself up for success!

Part 4: Dinnerware Extras for Your Place Setting

These pieces are practical additions and will add to a full inventory of dinnerware options in your restaurant

Part 5: Care and Safety Tips for Commercial Dinnerware

With the right care, your commercial dinnerware can be a long-lasting investment.

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