Banquets/Catering First Place: Red Lion, Seattle
Malik Hammond, executive chef, Red Lion; Shannon Sheron, general manager, Red Lion; Josh Smith, sales rep, Bargreen Ellingson; David Mincks, principal, Kelly-Mincks; Jeff Thomas, principal, Thomas Marketing; Tim Aid, western sales manager, Cardinal International
Photography by Benjamin Toombs, Bargreen Ellingson
China: Cardinal (Mera, Intensity, Tendency)
Flatware: Allied Buying Corp. (Harvard) and Cardinal (Nuovo)
Glassware: Libbey (Endeavor, Gibraltar) and Cardinal (Elemental, Prestige)
The dinnerware had good flow and featured a nice, diverse collection of shapes. Using the square saucer with the coffee cup helped change the look of the tabletop enough to make it interesting.
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