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September 16, 2017

Three Things to Consider Before Buying Dinnerware

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Choosing the right dinnerware can seem like a challenging task, especially since there are so many types, colours and designs available. You obviously a dinner set that will is functional, will last a long time, and will make a good impression when you invite guests over.

Here are a few considerations to help you select hospitality supplies in Australia:

  • How often do you entertain guests?

If you are social and like to entertain, get both a casual and a formal dinnerware. The casual dinner set should have sturdy and durable pieces that are suitable for daily use, while the formal should be finer and more delicate and lavish, as it will only be used for special occasions.

If you don’t entertain often, a casual dinner set will be sufficient for your needs.

  • Personal preferences

Think about what you want. If you’re looking for practicality and durability, a stoneware dining set is ideal as it is chip-resistant as well as microwave and oven safe. But if you want to go for aesthetic appeal, porcelain or bone china would be a better choice. These are fine clays heated at high temperatures to attain a delicate, refined appearance. Most luxury dinner sets are microwave and oven safe.

  • Number of pieces

Think about how many people the dinnerware will be serving. If you have a large family, it is best to get a set with eight to twelve pieces. Even if you’re a small household, it is a good idea to buy some extra pieces in case of unexpected guests or breakage.

By thinking over these considerations, you will be able to buy a dinner set that fits your family’s needs.