Libbey Unveils 250+ Ways to Refresh Presentations
Bold and vibrant tabletop products debut at NRA
TOLEDO, OHIO, May 19, 2018 – (NYSE American: LBY) Libbey® Foodservice is expanding the depth of its full-spectrum tabletop offering with products featuring distinctive elements and trend-forward design. More than 250 products, including bold dinnerware, premium flatware, elegant and versatile serveware and a new take on classic glassware, will debut at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show on May 19 – 22, 2018 at the McCormick Place in Chicago.
Chefs, mixologists and restaurant owners/operators can experience Libbey’s fresh perspective and edgy, insights-driven solutions to add a dramatically different look to the tabletop. New products by category include:
New dinnerware from World® Tableware features bold colors, textures and shapes. New color options to existing patterns and four new collections mix and match for virtually endless creative combinations.
- The tribal style of the Afar collection is ideal for globally-inspired cuisine.
- The Dulcet pattern features a distinctive dash-and-dotted design and is available in natural-looking colors, including pink, cream and gray.
- Deep blue hues of the Stonewash pattern mix well with bright white dinnerware for a striking tabletop.
- Hedonite dinnerware is formed with a heat-reactive glazing process adding a distinguishing spectrum of colors to the stoneware.
New glassware is made to Libbey’s highest standards with distinctive spirit, wine and beer glass additions. The new 1924 Libbey vintage stemware brings a new look to a classic design. Fusing jazz-age flair with new cocktail trends, 1924 elevates signature cocktail presentations.
Libbey’s new finest flatware, the Master’s Gauge™ 18/10 collection, sets a new standard of style and substance. The collection combines modern beauty and durability with an impressive selection of finishes, textures and unique profiles.
Melamine, premium plastic and aluminum tableware additions bring an elevated dining experience to the patio, rooftop and other outdoor settings with worry-free, replacement-reducing durability. New serve anywhere products include:
- World Farmhouse® melamine trays add organic elegance to outdoor presentations.
- Infinium® Wake™ premium plastic serveware provide glass-like clarity while remaining virtually unbreakable.
- World aluminum sheet pans add a touch of eclectic style to an outdoor table.
- World Driftstone melamine organic trays and bowls match seamlessly with porcelain pieces.
“Our goal is to offer operators one source for every vision, delivering the product breadth, trend knowledge and expertise that empower success,” said Susan J. Dountas, senior director of foodservice marketing for Libbey Inc. “Whether a trendy gastropub or a new restaurant serving globally inspired cuisine, operators will find what they need in our full-spectrum selection.”
To learn more about how to refresh your tabletop with Libbey, visit foodservice.libbey.com.
About Libbey Foodservice
Libbey® Foodservice, a division of Libbey Inc., sets the standard for success in the foodservice industry. Libbey is the expert in integrating today’s latest insights and trends with the full spectrum of inspired tableware products from fine dining to casual. It manufactures and distributes the complete tabletop, including Libbey Glassware and Master’s Reserve®, a collection of premium glassware; Syracuse® China dinnerware; and World® Tableware dinnerware and flatware, including Master’s Gauge™ premium flatware. In addition, Libbey Foodservice distributes the Artistry Collection™, a premium collection for fine hospitality venues that includes SCHÖNWALD and Playground dinnerware, Spiegelau and Nachtmann glassware and VIVA® Scandinavia teaware, in select markets. For more information, visit libbey.com.
About Libbey Inc.
Based in Toledo, Ohio, Libbey Inc. is one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world. Libbey Inc. operates manufacturing plants in the United States, Mexico, China, Portugal and the Netherlands. In existence since 1818, the company supplies tabletop products to retail, foodservice and B2B customers in over 100 countries. Libbey’s global brand portfolio, in addition to its namesake brand, includes Crisa®, Royal Leerdam, Syracuse® China and World® Tableware International. In 2017, Libbey Inc.'s net sales totaled $781.8 million. Additional information is available at libbey.com.