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We have recently reopened our Lockhart Innovation Centre in London for viewings of our suppliers with social distancing measures in full force. It is packed with products from the world’s leading tableware and glassware manufacturers, as well as catering equipment and food preparation specialists, we are showcasing the very latest in products and tech. The centre is fully equipped with a kitchen, a working bar, dedicated meeting areas and hundreds of metres of innovative product display to create a truly inspiring space for anyone working in the catering and hospitality industries.

Intrigued to know what suppliers you can find within? We have put together a preview of all exclusive manufacturers and what products they have to offer; this will give you an idea of what to expect before you come and visit us.

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  1. Steelite International is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of award-winning, inspirational tableware for the international hospitality industry. Listening to their customers has allowed them to offer innovative solutions in china, metal, glass, wood, and melamine. Some of our favourites are, Spyro and Revolution.
  2. Arcoroc offers an extensive range of innovative, high-quality, and functional products. Glassware, dinnerware, and flatware collections are available in a selection of materials to suit a variety of restaurants and tableware concepts. If you’re after excitement, we recommend Color Studio which offer a fun splash of colour to the table.
  3. Dalebrook Supplies were the first company to bring melamine food display products to the catering industry. Dalebrook's product range includes display stands and boxes, melamine display dishes, platters and crocks, ticket holders and utensils. Casablanca, Kata, are just few of the melamine collections that will be displayed.
  4. Within the hospitality sector, the choice of tableware must meet the highest standards for presentation, practicality, and performance. Churchill's length of experience makes them the natural partner for providing the full tabletop solution. The Churchill brand has achieved global recognition; respected for service excellence, product quality, environmental responsibilities, and product innovation. Amongst their wide variety of fully glazed, vitrified, and durable ranges, Lockhart’s most loved are Haze and Stonecast.
  5. Rafters is a stunning collection of tabletop products that combines wood with other materials to create an innovative and flexible range of presentation solutions for any Buffet or customer-facing display. The modular buffet collection consists of six ranges, such as float, elevate, grip, edge, fusion and build. Take a look at our handy modular build guide for the ultimate Rafters buffet presentation.
  6. Mirage is a collection of melamine products designed to provide a stylish and practical solution for food presentation and display. Offering an innovative combination of shapes, textures, and vibrant colours. From platters to dune bowls, Mirage is the perfect choice for any buffet.
  7. Established since 1965, the Genware food presentation range offers the perfect balance of quality, fitness for purpose and value for money covering a comprehensive range of catering products. Genware products have been designed in consultation with leading experts from the hospitality sector including Chefs, Baristas and Mixologists.
  8. Artis has over half a century of proud heritage and is one of the largest companies supplying tableware, glassware, cutlery, and barware products to the foodservice industry. Artis also supply beautiful Luigi Bormioli glassware of the highest quality which is as elegant as fine crystal yet affordably priced, watch the video below for the latest luxury crystal Mixology collections from Luigi Bormioli.
  9. Creme is simple, refined, and beautiful with an unmistakable air of quality with ranges such as Impressions and Rousseau. It combines a perfectly balanced ivory colouring with a range of innovative shapes and profiles to create the ideal blank canvas on which the chef can present his or her art. Includes a lifetime edge chip warranty.
  10. Artisan is a beautiful collection of tableware that combines shape, texture and colour in a way that is designed to elevate and enhance the entire dining experience. Inspired by studio pottery and now combining genuine vitrified stoneware with high alumina porcelain, Artisan offers something unique. In our Innovation Centre you’ll be able to lay your eyes on our most popular ranges like, Granite, Trevone, Cove, Andromeda and many more.
  11. Alto is a stunning range of pure white true porcelain tableware. It offers an exquisite combination of purity, finesse and strength that will bring a palpable sense of refinement to any dining experience. These inherent qualities mean that Alto will always act as the perfect accompaniment to any dish with an understated elegance that places the focus on the food. Alto prides themselves in providing embodiment of strength and delicacy, the Adagio collection is a prime example of the tableware that Alto produces.
  12. Schott Zwiesel is the brand of the professionals. The global market leader for the supply of high-quality crystal stemware and barware and leads the world in crystal glass technology and is favoured by both sommeliers and bar professionals. Their following sleek glassware collections are a glimpse of what you could see when visiting our Lockhart showroom; Diva, Vina and many more.
  13. From striking cutlery and china, to beverageware, barware and chafing dishes – each piece has been perfectly crafted to offer luxury without compromising on durability. Elia has always been at the forefront of design, working with master craftsmen the world over to create an unrivalled collection such as Glacier, Siena.. that perform to exacting standards.

To view the featured products and suppliers, you can book an appointment and visit us at the Innovation Centre. We cannot wait to see you again.

Take a virtual tour of our Innovation Centre here.

Call: 0207 580 0278 Email: LIC@bunzl.co.uk Address: 4th Floor - Woolverstone House, 61-62 Berners St, London, W1T 3NJ


Lockhart Catering on 8 July 2020 12:00 AM

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