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Often the food images that are shared the most have something a little different about them when it comes to their overall presentation.

Did you know that the hashtag #TableSetting currently has over 2.3million posts on Instagram? And the word #crockery has 137,000 posts. People are sharing photographs of their dining experiences, even before they have tasted a mouthful of food.

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With the rise in social media and food photography this has led to a much bigger emphasis on tableware and crockery choice. Often the food images that are shared the most have something a little different about them when it comes to their overall presentation. This is forcing caterers to think outside the box and even mix and match crockery styles to give diners more memorable experiences.

Whilst black and white have always been popular in foodservice, this year has seen contrasting colours more on-trend than ever. Darker colours give a modern and contemporary look and proves popular with the caterers, pubs or restaurants which are aiming to stand out from the norm. Whilst trends often go in cycles, during 2019 the demand for classic, simple white crockery has been as high as ever.

We’ve got two new products that fit these extremes perfectly and it’s time for us to put them in the spotlight to show how you can do black and white in style.

It’ll be all white on the night

Alto is a stunning range of pure white true porcelain tableware. It offers a beautiful combination of purity, finesse and strength that will add some sophistication to any dining experience.

This range has an understated elegance which allows you to put the focus firmly on the food itself. Known for its strength, you will also have peace of mind with Alto’s Lifetime Edge Chip Warranty on all plates, bowls, oval dishes, saucers, cups and mugs.

This month we have launched the new Alto Circuit collection which features an all over ‘white on white’ pattern of concentric rings. We believe this delivers the highest level of design for gastronomy, making it a perfect backdrop to serve your cuisine.

Time for a black out

For complete contrast, the Artisan Granite collection gives a dramatic finish to present your food. The combination of a high gloss and the highly reactive black glaze makes every piece unique and lets your food be the focus. The ridges of the Artisan shapes allow the glaze to be reactive which looks fantastic in food photography making it perfect for those with Instagram in mind. The smaller pieces within the collection are ideal for your accessories, and when mixed with lighter colours they make a great contrast.

Artisan combines the look of a hand-crafted product with the strength, consistency and durability of tableware that has been produced by a truly world-class manufacturing process. This ensures that Artisan is every bit as practical as it is beautiful as its designed with strength at its heart.

Do you have a black and white theme for your tableware? We’d love to see it in action. Tag us @bunzllockhart on Twitter and Instagram or send via Facebook.

Tableware in action

Have a look at another of our exclusive Tableware collections; Creme in action...


Lockhart Catering on 9 December 2019 10:00 AM

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