Libbey Offers Inspiration for Fine Tabletops

Elevate the finest culinary and beverage masterpieces with the Artistry Collection from Libbey Foodservice

The desire for a fine dining experience without the formal atmosphere that accompanied it in the past has inspired a new, upscale-casual dining segment. Capture this refined yet polished casual appeal with exquisite tableware from the Artistry Collection from Libbey® Foodservice, which includes SCHÖNWALD dinnerware, Spiegelau and Nachtmann glassware, and Reed & Barton flatware.

“We understand that today’s customers are looking for the elements of a fine dining experience – menu innovation, inviting tabletop, exclusive wine and cocktail offerings, and high-quality service – in a more casual and relaxed setting,” said Susan J. Dountas, director of foodservice marketing for Libbey Inc. “Although the setting may have changed, the appreciation of artful presentation of food and beverage remains at the heart of fine dining.”

Visits to fine-dining restaurants have rebounded from double-digit losses suffered during the recession, as the segment has evolved to become more relevant to today’s consumer and deliver on value expectations. – NPD Group

The Artistry Collection inspires true fine dining masterpieces and provides a rich and varied palette of elements to enhance your guests’ appreciation of your culinary artistry.

A signature feature of Grace dinnerware by SCHÖNWALD is its smooth flow from striking lines to fading ones that blur the borders, inviting chefs to imagine new culinary interpretations. Add a dramatic touch to the delicate Continental White™ porcelain dinnerware with select pieces featuring a beautiful plum-colored gradient accent on the rim. The unique bowl shape of the Spiegelau Hybrid glassware collection is designed to highlight the flavors and aromas of wine varietals and spirits, creating a true multi-sensory tasting experience. The pattern includes five styles of stemware, including white wine, Bordeaux, Burgundy, champagne and cognac. The ultra-contemporary design of East End – Satin flatware from Reed & Barton is a stunning accent to the finest tabletops. The 10-piece collection features a beveled edge with gentle slope for a stylish yet understated feel.

“The tabletop plays an important role in creating a memorable dining experience. Chefs’ and restaurateurs’ close attention to every detail and nuance of fine dining, from cocktails to dessert, culminates at the table,” Dountas added.

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About Libbey Foodservice
Libbey® Foodservice, a division of Libbey Inc., sets the standard in the foodservice industry for design, quality and service. Offering a full spectrum of inspired tableware products from fine dining to casual, it manufactures and distributes the complete tabletop, including Libbey Glassware, Syracuse® China and World® Tableware dinnerware and flatware. In addition, Libbey Foodservice distributes the Artistry Collection, which includes SCHÖNWALD dinnerware, Spiegelau and Nachtmann glassware, and Reed & Barton flatware, in select markets. For more information, visit

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 2014, Libbey Inc.'s net sales totaled $852.5 million. Additional information is available at

Libbey® Foodservice is the exclusive distributor of SCHÖNWALD dinnerware to the foodservice industry in the United States, Canada and their territories.

Spiegelau and Nachtmann
Libbey® Foodservice is the exclusive distributor of Spiegelau and Nachtmann to the foodservice industry in the United States and its territories.

Reed & Barton
Libbey® Glass Inc. is the licensed distributor of Reed & Barton flatware products to the foodservice industry in the United States, Canada and their territories. “Reed & Barton” is a registered trademark of the Reed and Barton Corporation.