Nothing shows off food like a perfectly clean, white palette, and the Rubicon collection from Vertex China offers a super-white body and an amazingly diverse assortment of dinnerware and serving pieces. Versatile and popular shapes include three oval platter styles, coupes, rectangles, and traditional rim plates. Features include a finely polished foot and a magnesium-reinforced body for strength and pristine whiteness. The recently introduced 11.5-inch oval platter is priced $825.88 per dozen; an 8-inch rim plate is priced $175.57 per dozen; and the 10.5-inch rim plate is priced $341.07 per dozen.
Seems everyone has hopped onto cloud platforms, which make all manner of operational decisions so much easier, efficient, and economical. Featured here are two cloud solutions that are taking the full-service space in select cities by storm:
With both consumer- and restaurant-facing components, the Resy system appeals equally to diners and operators. It streamlines operations via a front-of-house management console, and it powers reservations, supports waiting lists, and enables customer-to-restaurant communications. Consumers can download the app to make and change reservations, pay the check, and manage their dining profiles. The consumer-facing app is available in Charleston, South Carolina; Los Angeles; Miami; New York City; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C. Pricing starts at $89 per month.
Reserve for Restaurants
Reserve for Restaurants is a full-service table-management system that can be used for waitlists, walk-ins, and reservation management. Within its first two months, hundreds of restaurants had begun using the intuitive system, which allows guests to be seated in “two taps” and staff to be trained easily. Available in Boston; Chicago; Los Angeles; New York City; Philadelphia; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C. Plans start at $99 per month.