The world came to HostMilano this year. This, the 41st edition welcomed professionals from all over the world, and thus confirmed the fair’s ranking as the world’s leading hospitality event. There were over 200,000 presences: 8% more than in 2017. And it was a very international affair, as demonstrated by the fact that four visitors out of ten came from abroad, from no fewer than 171 countries. Everyone had good reason to come: there, waiting for the professional visitors were 2,249 exhibitors (up 3.8% on 2017), 1,360 of them were Italian and 889 came from 55 foreign countries. They were made up of not just the big players, but also small-scale innovative concerns and start-ups full of ideas. So the halls of the fair were a veritable babble of languages, in what was a decidedly cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Host 2019 also turned out to be a unique opportunity to exchange know-how and experiences, thanks to a calendar of initiatives that has never been fuller: over 800 events in all sectors, from coffee and pastries to bread baking and catering. Another key factor was the partnerships with sector associations. These involved professionals, consultants and experts from all over the world who tackled topical issues like sustainability and 4.0 Technology, Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things.
Richard Ginori, the maximum expression of Italian excellence in the artistic manufacture of pure porcelain since 1735, presented its new collection, Aria, born of the strategic partnership consolidated with ALMA – The International School of Italian Cuisine, and has been designed in close collaboration with its team of chefs with the goal of designing and developing a series of products and collections dedicated to the world of “High End Hospitality and Catering”.
Aria allows the composition of different table settings, and each time the pieces of the collection transform from plate to cover to raised stand. With a view to beautiful and functional design, Aria, with its modular capacity, has been designed for different uses and is ideal for optimizing space.
The new collection is created with a highly innovative Hyper*P porcelain formulation, designed following a study of more than two years in the laboratories of the Florentine maison. Porcelain developed with the Hyper*P formulation is, therefore, highly performing and resistant to impacts, ideal for the restaurant sector, but at the same time, preserves all of its prized characteristics.
The Aria collection completely reflects the identity of Richard Ginori. A perfect synthesis between culture and beauty, excellence of know-how, innovation and creativity.
Manufacturing techniques for table and kitchen items handed down from generation to generation: Pintinox is 90 years old. Creating stainless steel flatware, cookware, table and kitchen accessories since 1929. Forty million pieces of cutlery produced each year, a turnover of 27 million and 90 years of history. It’s Pinti Inox, a jewel in the historic district of Lumezzane, where metalworking is in the DNA of the territory and relations between companies and suppliers are an example in the economic districts literature. Cutlery, our jewels.
The HIVE collection is a complete series of forged cutlery, stainless steel 18/10, with high thickness, a modern style, a coloured and high strenght handle. The series can be used in professional modern catering thanks to the careful choice of the materials. Its smart and extended shape matches perfectly with classical and modern porcelain.
2019/2020 news: Use & Reuse collection, the eco-friendly alternative to disposable items. The items are produced with stainless steel: eco-friendly, recyclable, environmentally friendly, biocompatible. The pieces do not bend, do not break and do not pollute.
The Audrey collection is the line designed by the architect Marcello Ziliani, ideal for the design-oriented table. Silver Winner recognized collection in the Home Interior Products (Tableware) and Catering Products (Restaurant Supplies) categories from the European Product Design Award.
HostMilano, the leading biennial trade fair for the catering and hospitality sector was an opportunity to present our new tableware collections in hand-painted borosilicate glass and stoneware, all made in Italy, the outcome of the skilled craftsmanship of Civita Castellana.
By now, Zafferano is renowned as an Italian design brand for customising, embellishing and adding a personal touch to stylish tableware.
The matching formula is a mix & match of various patterns that allows table settings to be created always using different solutions. Zafferano offers bright colours and creative combinations to customise your spaces and make them attractive, dynamic and unique.
We have also unveiled new models and versions of our portable rechargeable lamps, which have made Zafferano a benchmark in the Ho.Re.Ca sector and in homes. The Poldina table lamp has opened up a new path, becoming a neat product and a real protagonist in the most varied of contexts. The set of nomadic lamps by Zafferano is extended and enlivened with new items.
Functional on the table, elegant and mysterious at first sight, the wooden boxes of the Yellow Box collection become playful objects with a surprising effect: only open items reveal their true function, to be used as sugar bowls, cheese shops, spices, sauces and more . The collection consists of nine boxes: three lines each of which is declined in three boxes available with one or two containers, completed with a moka spoon or four bowls.
Black Family embodies a new way of experiencing the kitchen. The colour black, pure and absolute, takes pride of place on the table and enhances each and every hue of the table layout, while achieving a degree of independence from all other implements and accessories. Stylish and refined, Black Family is comprised of a number of elements, for cooking and serving food and drinks.
Eat Big Black was born to cook dishes that are habitually prepared in sizeable quantities. The design approach aims for a contrasting effect with the habitual colours of the kitchen, and seeks clean shapes that look stunning thanks to the colour black, used not only for the exterior of the pans, but also for the interior and their gloss effect painted handles.
Ergonomically shaped and easy to handle, the black shaker Matrioska is made of anodised aluminium. Its glossy colour underscores its stylised shape, transforming the shaker into a mysterious furnishing object.
The Italian Chamber of Commerce Gala Dinner 2019 – Grand Hyatt
Over 500 guests representing Hong Kong’s institutional and business scenes had dine and enjoyed a night of Italian class and glam tomorrow at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.
The theme of this year was sustainability because, as an organization, The Italian Chamber of Commerce have embarked on a transformation journey aiming at making each and every aspect of our activities respectful of the environment. A special thanks to the extraordinary Gala dinner's Chefs. The Michelin-starred master of Italian cooking Igles Corelli and the top player in the cuisine world Ljubica Komlenic. Through passion and research, they both achieved maximum results, using a wide range of selected products to minimize waste and promote the awareness of sustainability
TablO was partner and Technical sponsor of the event, providing more than 3000 wine glasses and outstanding awards for the silent auction and the raffle, helping associations to collect money to support social activities and charity.