Entries by Melisa Donne

This Week In Tabletop Inspiration: Landrace at The Thompson San Antonio

Developing a modern steakhouse concept that’s completely original is not an easy task. When the Cured At Pearl team began setting the mood for Landrace inside the brand new Thompson San Antonio property, they knew their tabletop specification needed to communicate more than just meat and potatoes. Steve McHugh and his partner, Sylvia McHugh, came […]

Cartel is Here: Drinique’s Latest Launch Makes A Splash

Summer starts with the perfect drinkware. Our partners at Drinique have done it again with their latest introduction: the Cartel Collection. Cartel combines Drinique’s sleekest design yet with BPA-free, Tritan construction, made in the USA. Don’t forget their lifetime guarantee against breaking and cracking – unbreakable style, indeed! Cartel is available in four sizes – […]

Total Food Service: Good Things Happen in Philadelphia

In this month’s issue of Total Food Service magazine, Sarah Bulmer sits down with Executive Chef Eli Kulp as he celebrates the one year anniversary of his latest passion – The Chef’s Podcast, geared toward the Philadelphia restaurant community. His plateware protégé Nate Mell of Felt+Fat has some things to say as well about what […]

Just in Time: The Perfect Holiday Gifts Are Here!

The team at LMT Provisions shares their favorite collections for this holiday season and shows how they’re putting them to use at home.  Katie Lynn Gartman, Brand Strategist, Oklahoma City, OK  Adelaide Evergreen Dinnerware, more sizes available | SHOP NOW   Diplomate Champagne Cutlery | SHOP NOW  Anfora Chena Espresso Cups, more sizes and colors available| SHOP NOW  Gold Miners Glasses, more sizes available | SHOP NOW  Sarah Bulmer, Marketing Manager, Brooklyn, New York  Felt+Fat Nesting […]

Total Food Service: New Traditions

We’re in this together – reinventing our industry and, as the season approaches, our holiday traditions. Our tables may look different this year, but you can always count on us for packaging solutions that are affordable, design-forward, and sustainable. In this month’s issue of Total Food Service magazine, we’re looking at new traditions in takeout. […]

Total Food Service – Touchpoints: Q&A with Service Ideas

If you’re reading this, it means that restaurants in New York City are open for indoor dining. It’s an awkward jumpstart for our industry, with rules set in place that don’t necessarily feel…hospitable. In this month’s issue of Total Food Service magazine, our own Sarah Bulmer sits down (virtually) with the team at Service Ideas […]

This Week In Tabletop Inspiration: Rosalie!

With the highly anticipated opening of Rosalie, the dining scene in Wayne, PA, has its newest darling.From the team behind Fearless Restaurant Group based in Philadelphia, Rosalie is a modern Italian concept boasting shareable plates of rustic comfort. Figgjo whiteware and handmade pieces by Felt+Fat share a tabletop and complement each other like few brands […]

Provisions Previewed: Protecting Our Partners

Since the pandemic, we’re taking—and providing—cover in many forms. One of the ways we’ve ensured the safety and protection of our clients is through the sourcing and vetting of new vendor partners, to supply masks and other personal protective equipment. Some of our most cherished and longstanding industry friends, like Tilit Chef Goods, have widened […]

Service: Signed, Sealed, Delivered Safely

The buzz surrounding outdoor dining is getting louder. As the restaurant world begins its new normal, our team is here to help you navigate through this uncharted time in procurement. In this month’s issue of Total Food Service magazine, we explore our favorite culinary vessels and canvases that deliver an outdoor and in room dining […]