Restaurants with a Per Person Check Average of Less Than $30 Honorable Mention: Wok ‘n Fire, Wheaton, Ill.
Specifying Team: Chris Johnson, director of operations, Wok 'n Fire; Brian Donofrio, general manager, Wok 'n Fire; Siri Lanpouthakoun, owner/operator, Wok 'n Fire; Grace Peczkowicz, sales manager-Chicago, Cardinal Glassware; Miles Jacobson, sales representative, Edward Don & Company
China: Steelite (Taste, Metro, Mandarin, Monaco), Homer Laughlin (Pristine) and Diversified Ceramics
Glassware: Cardinal (Cabernet, Excalibur, Granite)
Accessories: Town Food Service Equipment (condiment jar, salt and pepper shaker) and Northern International (rechargeable votives)
Worth Mentioning: The clean, crisp china complemented the colorful nature of the food and concept. The operator's goal was to frame the food and our judges feel the specifying team chose items that accomplish this. The glassware for cocktails looks good together with the other items.