Steelite International, a manufacturer and supplier of tableware and buffet solutions for the hospitality industry, has acquired The Homer Laughlin China Company’s food service division and the Hall China Company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Mepra, an Italian flatware and food service manufacturer, has acquired Punto Soave, an Italian manufacturer of custom tableware goods. Together, the brands will offer custom solutions to the hospitality market, the companies said. The merged businesses will keep operating under separate names, but the two brands will go to market together.
Restoration Hardware has opened its new gallery format in Toronto, featuring what it said is a blending of retail, home and hospitality concepts.
Over the past year, J.C. Penney has expanded its home products assortment to include major appliance, furniture and home services. Now the retailer is expanding its home refresh efforts by offering business-to-business solutions for operators and facility managers in the hotel and lodging industry, as well as the multi-unit residential industry.
The fall New York Tabletop Market at the Forty One Madison building is showcasing a range of design and lifestyle trends this season, such as reactive glazes and gray color stories. Another key tabletop trend for the home seen throughout the market includes a range of designs that are influenced by hospitality tableware.
Hospitality is part of the proposition as Restoration Hardware Holdings opens RH Chicago, The Gallery at the Three Arts Club,…
Le Cordon Bleu is expanding its signature culinary arts programming to include a new wine and beverage certification program. The…