Onsite Honorable Mention: Dogwood Café, at Westminster Manor, Austin, Texas
Specifying Team: Anthony Chin, executive chef and director of food and beverage, Dogwood Café; Ronna Robbins, RD, LD, assistant director of food and beverage, Dogwood Café; Kathy Ellington, principal, Texas Reps Marketing; Craig Foy, regional manager, Villeroy & Boch; James Hawley, sr. business development manager, R.W. Smith & Co.
Dinnerware: Villeroy & Boch (Affinity, Urban Nature, Cera, Modern Grace and New Wave Premium) and Steelite (Creations Glass and Neo Platters)
Flatware: Oneida (Sant' Andrea – Fulcrum)
Glassware: Steelite (Bormioli)
Accessories: American Metalcraft, Browne-Halco, Chilewich, Cole & Mason, DW Haber and Villeroy & Boch
Worth Mentioning: This very simple, yet inviting dining area uses different patterns and shapes to create visual intrigue for the consumers. The red glasses and dessert plates add a splash of color to what is a pretty neutral environment. Overall, this installation represents a good example of how to use items from a variety of sources to a create a cohesive presentation.