Our industry leading sustainable table linen Signature Plus has reached an incredible milestone, the REPREVE fibres used in the making of the fabric have been involved in recycling 10 billion bottles during manufacturing process. To commemorate this milestone, Unifi, Inc. has announced the recipients of the inaugural REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability awards. These annual awards celebrate Unifi’s brand and textile partners around the world that share in its commitment to sustainability and vision for a better tomorrow.
At Richard Haworth, we do far more for our clients than just sell them tablecloths and linens. Established in 1876, we have long been committed to helping our business associates grow and expand, and a recent study has confirmed that we do exactly that, by saving them up to £31,000 per year.
This independent research showed that by taking advantage of our exceptional prices, a typical 500-room hotel could save more than £31,000 annually, just by using our table linens.How? Because of the quality and cleverness of our designs. Not only competitively costed, but also able to be washed at below average temperatures, those who use them can benefit from lower energy bills as well as reduced energy usage. Continue reading
We are proud to announce our Signature Plus, the leading table linen in the UK hospitality industry is now a sustainable product utilising REPREVE fibres made from plastic bottles and fibre waste! Learn how this has been achieved and how we've made the best ever better!
What's changed to Signature Plus
How does Signature Plus with Repreve differ from the previous Signature Plus, well not at all! Signature Plus with Repreve has the exact same market leading benefits, but now with the added benefit of being better for the planet; Continue reading
Our new Great British Table Linen set was recently featured in the March/April issue of Tableware Interantional magazine. You can see what was written below in addition to a link to the magazine. Bed, bath and table linen supplier Richard Haworth has launched its celebration of all things British in 2012 with the latest collection of Union Jack inspired table linens.
With a red, white and blue colour scheme, the Signature Plus linens have been developed to help hotels and restaurants celebrate the 2012 Olympics and Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in style. The set – which is UK manufactured in Lancashire – consists of a tablecloth and four runners. Matching napkins, table skirts, chair covers, bows and sashes are also available. For a more decorative look, attractive fan napkins are also made on request.” Click here to view the magazine.
Celebrate the Best of British in 2012 with the Richard Haworth British table linen collection. Developed to help hotels and restaurants celebrate the 2012 Olympics and Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in style.
The set – which is UK manufactured at Kearsley Mill, Lancashire – consists of a tablecloth and four runners. Matching napkins, table skirts, chair covers, bows and sashes are also available. For a more decorative look, attractive fan napkins (pictured) are also made on request. Continue reading
With Mother's Day and Easter fast approaching, celebrate these occasions the right way with our guide to creating the perfect dining experience. The following article was featured in Essentially Catering."Even before customers have seen a menu, spoken to a waiter or ordered a drink, they see the tables. Raj Ruia, managing director at linen supplier Richard Haworth, advises on how to set the tone.Making customers feel special is a sure-fire way to ensure a first time diner turns into a repeat patron and a regular customer wants to return yet again. Tables that look inviting, luxe and clean, with crisp linens and neutral colour schemes, appeal to customers and immediately create an enjoyable atmosphere.For pubs or other dining venues that are unable to lay linen tablecloths, simply putting linen napkins in place settings adds a touch of class to an occasion and allows diners to feel special. Adding seasonal flowers, such as daffodils, to tables also enhances the feel and shows that you are going out of your way to make a special day even more special. Continue reading
Bolton-based linen supplier – Richard Haworth – is set to benefit from the £27.4million boon created for Manchester by the Conservative Party Conference.
The party leaders, who are staying at The Midland Hotel from 2 to 5 October, will enjoy the restaurant’s new Richard Haworth Signature Plus linen. The tablecloths and napkins, which are used by top celebrity chefs Marco Pierre White and Antony Worrall Thompson, are made from 100 per cent texturised polyester with a unique cotton-feel, making them easy to launder to maintain a pristine appearance for longer. Continue reading
The royal wedding has already been touted as a great thing for British tourism. Millions are set to flock to the UK to join the celebrations, spelling good news for hotels, restaurants, and related trades such as providers of transport and hospitality supplies. Now, it seems those celebrations are being encouraged by the government, as MPs are set to permit late licenses for pubs and bars across the country. Prince William and Kate Middleton will tie the knot at Westminster Abbey on Friday, April 29 2011. Continue reading
The challenging job of service staff is finally being recognised in a new BBC2 show. Michel Roux's Service, beginning Wednesday 12th January 2011, will see eight newcomers to the industry competing for two places at the prestigious Academy of Food and Wine, to train as a Maitre D' and sommelier. The eight 17 to 24-year olds have never worked in a hotel or restaurant before, and are all currently looking for a career. Continue reading
Cosmo’s newest branch will be a masterpiece of logistics and cuisine
Nestled alongside IKEA and MFI in Croydon’s Valley Leisure Park is a restaurant called Cosmo. But this is no ordinary restaurant; Cosmo can seat 800 people at a time, making it the largest in the UK. Boasting 10 live cooking stations, guests will be able to watch food being prepared before their very eyes; a fact rendered even more interesting by Cosmo’s choice of over 300 dishes from across Asia and Europe.
The Telegraph reports that Cosmo will employ 50 chefs, getting through a tonne of chicken every day. An all-you-can-buffet will cost just £11.99 on a weekday, with lunch for as little as £6. Continue reading