Inspired by provenance menus and designed to offer imperfect style, Dudson Harvest is a popular collection of rustic crockery.
- Dudson unveil new range: Dudson Harvest White
- Unadorned alternative to rustic Harvest colourways
- Features the same shapes and styles as original Dudson Harvest
- From Stephensons catering equipment suppliers
Previously only available in rural, natural colourways, Dudson have released an exciting new addition- Dudson Harvest White.
With the same organic shapes as the coloured alternatives, Dudson Harvest White offers a simple backdrop that allows food to take centre stage.
This white colour variant does not feature the sponge painted rims or purposeful paint blemishes that exist on the original Harvest shades, but rather provides a blank canvas that oozes purity and cleanliness.
Alongside its charming aesthetics, this collection maintains the durability and quality that is synonymous with Dudson.
Crockery in this collection is dishwasher safe, microwave safe and meets the British standard 4034 for product quality. Furthermore, round plates, bowls and saucers in the range feature Dudson’s Lifetime Edge Chip Warranty.
To see the full collection, please visit our Dudson Harvest Category.
Stephensons are delighted to announce the unveiling of an advertising board at Edgeley Park, the home of Stockport County Football Club. The Stephensons board will be in front of the Danny Bergara Stand for the duration of the 2016/17 season.
Simon Dawson, Stockport County Commercial Manager, said, “Stephensons are well known across the North West and among the largest employers in Stockport, so we’re delighted to have them onboard.
“I have personally worked with Stephensons in the past and know them to be very professional and easy to work with.
“It’s great to be working alongside a company with the interests of Stockport at their heart and I am looking forward to a long relationship between Stephensons and Stockport County.”
Originally referred to as the Main Stand, the Hardcastle Road terrace was renamed in 2012 in honour of former manager, Danny Bergara. Born in Uruguay, Bergara became County manager in 1989 and led the Hatters into the Third Division.
The Danny Bergara Stand contains 2,020 seats (including 405 executive seats) as well as the player’s changing rooms, boardroom, various staff offices and several bars. The team dugouts and substitute benches are positioned in front of this stand.
Steelite International, leading manufacturer of tabletop products for the catering and hospitality industry, have been acquired by John Miles and PNC Riverarch Capital.
John Miles has been appointed as CEO of Steelite International, “Having worked in the business for twenty years and served as president of the Americas division for the past eleven years, it fills me with immense pride to have made this personal investment alongside PNC Riverarch.
“Steelite International is known as the leader in the hospitality tableware industry and our goal is to continue that leadership through the introduction of new, creative and innovative products. We will continue the investment in the manufacturing sector to improve efficiencies, service levels and provide value added to our customers. I look forward to working with our management team to grow and improve the business.”
Michael Rost, Managing Director of PNC Riverarch, commented, “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to partner with John Miles and Steelite. The company’s focus on product quality, innovation, and customer service has driven strong brand recognition and attractive financial performance.”
As a result of the acquisition, Former Steelite CEO Kevin Oakes has acquired Royal Crown Derby after a 39 year tenure at Steelite International.
Kevin Oakes said, “Steelite International has been my life’s work and I am honoured to have been part of such a committed and passionate team. I firmly believe that Steelite International is the best in the world and the people, products and company values are testament to this collective success.
“I now look forward to an exciting future working with Steelite International who will represent Royal Crown Derby in the hospitality market.”
Henry Stephenson, Managing Director of Stephensons catering equipment suppliers, said, “We have a fantastic relationship with Steelite and look forward to a prosperous future with them.
“I would especially like to thank Kevin Oakes and say what a fantastic job he has done at Steelite. Kevin has been a pleasure to work with and I wish him every success with Royal Crown Derby.”
Summer is upon us, and outdoor dining – a ‘hot trend’ according to MasterChef finalist John Calton – is hoped to attract more people than ever. With spending expected to increase by an average of 14.2% over the period, now is the time to get involved.
Operators can take full advantage of outdoor space by furnishing it with tables, chairs, and picnic benches. Outdoor seating can increase revenue by up to 30%, so the investment can be expected to pay off long-term.
With the arrival of summer comes a natural increase in beer intake. With an outdoor suntrap available, beer sales can increase by between 10 and 15%, making summer the perfect time to invest in beer mats, bar trays and quality plastic glassware. When the sun comes out to play, customers will too – and they will want to take their drinks with them.
Summertime provides plenty of opportunity to entertain, and venues should be looking to maximise sales by providing sun-starved Brits with beer garden space for all. To find out what Stephensons can do to help, download our outdoor dining report here or give us a call on 0161 483 625.