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Whether for a breakfast buffet, a lunchtime banquet or an evening feast, the way you present your food matters. Your food presentation should enhance your dishes and allow them to shine, whilst being practical for both you and your customers to ensure a fuss-free dining experience.


An ever-popular choice for food display, wood brings texture, warmth and practicality to the table – quite literally – and always offers effortless style. This inspired us at Lockhart Catering Equipment to create Rafters, our stunning and exclusive new collection of wood food presentation solutions that are beautiful, yet highly durable and flexible. Read on to discover why Rafters is Wood that Works.

Wood that works your way

With four individual and complementing ranges within the collection, Rafters offers you the creative freedom to design an eye-catching buffet table with a layout that truly works in the commercial environment, and meets its unique demands. Comprising of a host of boards, bases, risers and blocks, Rafters products can be used individually, together and even combined to suit many different serving and food display situations. And with the subtle addition of contemporary materials such as copper, the Rafters collection will complement many restaurant decors whilst adding a modern touch to effortlessly refresh your tabletops.


Elegantly crafted from sustainable acacia wood, the Grip range of Rafters tables contrasts the fine textures of the wood and copper in an interesting array of shapes and sizes. Choose from rectangular and round wood serving platters with bar and curved handles to stylishly present everything from canapes to cakes and pastries, and add an intriguing new dimension to your buffet displays.


When you need to add personalisation to your food presentation, the Edge range of oval and rectangular wooden serving boards and platters allows you to add your own touch with a distinctive blackboard selection that can be utilised to indicate allergens, or simply invite your customers to help themselves. The rectangular boards with a sealed bark edge bring a rustic and authentic feel to the range, which is pleasantly contrasted with the smooth curves of the unique oval shaped platters.


When you need to put your food presentation on a whole new level, the Fusion range of footed wooden boards from the Rafters tableware collection will elevate your service in more ways than one! Unifying wood and copper, Fusion boards are available in a choice of sizes to suit a wide range of dishes and table presentation styles, but best of all they each fit in perfectly with products from the Build range. Enabling you to fully customise your buffet presentation, Build is a choice of interchangeable crates, blocks and risers that incorporate Fusion boards for an even better choice of display options and heights. But that’s not all – the Build range is designed around the footprint of our Crème ceramic gastronorms that are ideal for serving condiments, salads and soups, making the Rafters range the complete buffet presentation solution with endless possibilities to make your food look amazing.


Discover the full Rafters collection now for a world of inspiration for your buffet presentation, and for even more ideas on adding colour to your displays, take a look at our exclusive collection of Mirage melamine tableware that’s made to last.


Lockhart Catering on 10 November 2016 10:09 AM

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