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How Dinnerware Can Help Patients Dine with Dignity

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/17/17 10:30 AM


Eating is one of the most basic things we do as humans. When we no longer have the ability to eat the way we normally do, this can be traumatic and demoralizing. It's at this point where physical health can affect mental health.

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What You Can Learn in a Bauscher Hepp Showroom

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/18/17 7:04 PM


With locations in Raleigh, New York City, and Chicago, Bauscher Hepp offers showroom guests the chance to touch the plates, hold the forks and knives, and even drink wine from glassware. While these visceral experiences are certainly worthwhile, a visit to one of our Bauscher Hepp showrooms can provide an even deeper look at our company and our brands as a whole.

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The Origins of Silverware

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/11/17 7:23 PM


Spoons are for soup. Knives are for cutting meat or other large food items. Forks help you eat those bites. But why are these items collectively referred to as silverware? Here's everything you need to know about the history of silver as a metal choice for flatware and dining utensils.

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A Brief History of the Knife

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/30/17 8:00 AM


It’s the tool that is literally the cutting edge of eating utensils. The knife is the one tabletop utensil that has a storied history as both a weapon and a dining tool. Not only could you kill your food with it, but also cut it up for consumption with the same handy implement. In fact, it’s the only utensil Crocodile Dundee approves of.

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A Brief History of the Spoon

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/3/17 8:00 AM


For as long as humans have been eating, they’ve needed an eating utensil to scoop up the food. Sometimes cupping your hands just didn’t do the trick. And that’s when the spoon took its rightful spot at the table. 

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A Brief History of the Fork

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/22/17 6:32 PM


Yogi Berra once said, "When you come to a fork in the road, take it." And like the quote itself, the brief history of the fork is almost just as bizarre.

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A Plated Perspective on Healthcare Foodservice

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/5/16 7:44 PM


Healthcare foodservice trails other segments of the food and beverage industry in many ways, including quality of food, quality of traytop, and presentation. But, there are also operators doing exciting concepts like farm-to-table, locally sourced, and real food on beautiful china. This serves as my proof of what can be accomplished. Imagine the surprise of the customer who was expecting typical healthcare food!

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Foodservice for Healthcare: Customers Not Patients

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/25/16 4:00 PM

The revolution and a baby boy... You see, my friends welcomed their baby boy into the world the other night. After congratulating them on a job well done, I got down to business.

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