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    Thanks for Visiting Fineline Settings at the National Restaurant Show

    Hi Everyone,

    Setting up a trade show is not a simple task, there are many logistics involved and it never get's easier, yet there is something so satisfying while at the show and when the show is over...

    Every show is full of great and wonderful people asking and searching for the new products and trends and that's why we love doing the shows so people can get inspired of our products and in turn we get inspired to create new products to set new trends. Fineline has had the opportunity to inspire the Foodservice industry for a couple of years now and we're so thankful to all our partners and customer that make it happen time and again and that's why we look forward to every show and it's very special to us.

    The NRA show was amazing, Chicago, the windy city, everyone was there. The questions, the interest and the knowledge that goes around on that floor is absolutely amazing, you can literally feel the creativity in the air, thanks to all great creative minds roaming the trade floor.

    We come back from the show inspired and ready to bring on the next challenge as it comes. We have introduced our new Renaissance colored plates, amazing new colors to this already successful collection. We have also introduced a variety of new Mini products, a 2.5oz Wine Goblet, 2.5oz Espresso Mug, 7.5oz Wine Pitcher\Carafe, Mini Cocktail silver pick, Long Cocktail spoons and Forks, the crowed adored each and every item. It was well received by everyone who just looked at them, "OMG those are amazing" or "That's what we've been looking for all this time" and this is what inspires us to search and achieve new heights with you in mind.

    So until next time, thanks for all your great support, we love you all.
    We love and wish for you to give us comments on our products and let us know what you're up to and what you see and think will be the next product star in the food-service and hospitality industry.

    So until next time, here's to a great network and great individuals!
    The Team at Fineline Settings


    Give Mom another reason to celebrate - no washing the dishes!

    Fineline Settings Mother’s Day 2013 Guest Blog Post

    Black Cow Media

    Since May 8, 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Joint Resolution designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, we’ve all looked forward to this late Spring holiday as an opportunity to show the mothers in our lives just how much we appreciate them and all they have done for us throughout our lives.

     celebrate mothers day with upscale premium disposable party plates and tumblers

    With moms foremost on our minds that day, a festive – and often large -  family meal is in order and the last thing you want to worry about is the table settings. Fineline Settings complete line of upscale disposable table settings can help you keep the focus on the mom, the meal, and the celebration …. not on plates, glasses, and flatware.

    Whether you start the meal off with a glass of champagne, iced tea, or any other cold beverage, Fineline has a full line of upscale champagne flutes, wineglasses, and tumblers to start your party off right. With champagne and wine glasses like our contemporary designed Wavetrends or our more classic Flairware, you’ll be sure to make the perfect toast. Fineline’s complete line of upscale disposable tumblers and stemware allows you to continue the festivities with your guests nearly forgetting that you’re Fineline Settings upscale disposable beverageware…. not the good crystal.

    Whether you sit down to a full meal or something a bit more casual, Fineline’s upscale recyclable products are perfect to serve your meal on, as well. When the expectations are high, your guests will be impressed when you choose Fineline’s Wavetrends dinnerware or our Renaissance Collection disposable china in classic white or their new colors. More casual affairs will right at home using our Flairware collection that sets a new standard in durable disposable dinnerware.

    And, when the celebration is over, that’s where you will really appreciate Fineline Settings disposability and recyclability. With easy cleanup, Fineline keeps the celebration going.

    Fineline Settings allows you to keep the focus on family and the day of celebration and not on the dinnerware. We continue to set the standard for heavyweight dishes in quality construction and definitive design and transform every occasion into a celebration by ensuring all the convenience of plastic along with the sophistication of china.

    So, on this Mother’s Day, discover how easy it is to create a celebration that is a sensation and make sure your focus stays where it should be – honoring the lady who has meant so much to you.

    Discover the Fineline difference.


    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Premium Disposable Partyware

    Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "fifth of May") is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States and regionally in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla,where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla). It originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West as a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War, and today the date is observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. In the state of Puebla, the date is observed to commemorate the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's Independence Day—the most important national patriotic holiday in Mexico—which is celebrated on September 16. (wikipedia)

    Celebrating this day is a huge tradition by doing so with amazing foods, drinks and goodies, along with friends and family. Good music is always needed when having such an amazing celebration.

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    A Premium Party is always the best way to go, by not having to wash the dishes at the end of the party you're already considered a avid partier! Today's day and age there are so many options when looking to choose from upscale disposable partyware, say you want round plates or square plates with a wave design or even the unique soft square edge disposable plates, they are all great for the party and your guest won't even know that they're plastic until they feel them.

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    Table Setup: It's very important to know who and how many people you're going to be having for dinner or for the party, it's always good to have a plan of who'll be there and what you'll be serving. Is it an all buffet style or a sit down. In any case there are products and dishes that will help you work around every situation and make you look like a hero at the end of the day. Make sure when you start that there should be plenty of appetizers and finger food (check out our Pinterest board for great inspiration) so that even your main dish is not ready, everyone will be happy and start some great conversations.

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    Drink: Always good to start off the party with soft or alcoholic beverages, let people get comfortable and loose so that they should enjoy the party as they wish, make sure you have adult supervision if there are any minors attending this party, or be safe and leave the hard beverages for the end after the kids are done and just the adults are left.

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    Food: Food menu is something that will need to be decided based on whom your guest will be, it's always good to have some salads, pasta and or vegetables, beans go great, some meat to fill you up would be great as well. You don't need to go crazy with preparing so much food since you don't want anything left over for you to have to clean up. Some chips, fruit and some smoked turkey would be the perfect blend of foods to keep your guests satisfied and you'll be happy as well.

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    Looking to take it to the next level? Ask to speak to one of our sales specialists and see how we can set you up so you too can have a great party!

    Upscale disposable Dinnerware at the 2013 Catersource Tradeshow

    Welcome back from Las Vegas everyone!

    We've just got back from an amazing Catersource Tradeshow. This show has become for us a real great event where we can display our full line of Upscale Disposable Dinnerware and Partyware collections and it's only getting better over the years, the Catersource company is an amazing company with a bunch of great people to deal and work with, they are very nice and friendly.

    The show was an amazing experience for us as it was for all attendees, this is a very hands-on show where everyone has questions and interacts with each other, that's when you can get a sense if what you're doing is right.

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    When an attendee comes into your booth and starts getting excited when they see your products, they take photos of the products and ask different questions about the product, you know you're doing something right. That's exactly what we've had in the past few days, we have been showing our new products that will be available in the coming few months and we have gotten only positive response from all the attendees.

    The first product that we will be launching is the Renaissance plates in different trendy colors, there will be a purple/wine color, a beautiful metallic silver color and a pistachio green color. These new color will be available for all three size plates.
    We've also been showing a new service that we have begun to offer, printing on products. What that means is, say you're doing a catering event for a client that has a large company, a great way to bring together the party is by having the clients logo printed on the plates, trays, utensils and tumblers, when people arrive at the party they'll know that this is a promotional party for that company and they'll remember it for a long time. The same goes with promotions, say you're a deli or a breakfast and coffee house, you'll want your patrons to feel at home with that personal touch, adding print on product is a great way to bring that together.

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    More of the new products that we've been displaying were, a new mini wine carafe, a new real mini wine glass and a cute little espresso mug with a tiny little handle to get your finger in there, there was also a silver pick, great for martinis and fruit dishes. We also have 5 new catering items, 2 size deep trifle bowls and 3 different sizes of cake trays with stands that build upward in tiers, those will be available in clear and white.

    All in all we can say that we've had a truly engaging tradeshow and everyone who passed our booth had been amazed over the booth layout and the product. It's not too late to signup for our free iPad giveaway which will be announced on Thursday the 22nd of March, you can signup here make sure to like our Facebook page in order for you to win, check out our Facebook page here and start engaging with us about our products, we'd love to hear from you.

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    We would like to take this opportunity and thank all attendees who have attended the show and visited our booth, it's people and customers like you that we work for every day and make sure our products are top notch quality, thanks for your support, we look forward to servicing you for all your upcoming events and catering needs.


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    Valentine's Day - Celebrate with Upscale Disposable Dinnerware!

    The name says it all, it's a symbol of recognition, a moment to pause and think what you've got and how you've come to appreciate it. Valentine's day is a very special time for everyone, young and not so young, everyone shows appreciation to the better part of them.

    Create the perfect Valentine's day romantinc dinner with upscale disposable dinnerware by Fineline Settings. Wheather you're gonna sit down to a full meal or just in the mood of a drink, our selection of upscale recyclable products are perfect to set the mode and tone of the evening.

    You can start out the night with a chamgne party, for that there are many styles and shapes of high-end disposable champagne flutes to choose from, round or square, tall or short, 1 piece or 2 piece, are you in the mood of a 5 oz. drink or only a 2 oz. drink, we've got the right size for you to start enjoying the night properly.

    When setting your table, you'll probably set it just for 2 people, you and your loved one. Check out this page of holiday and festive tablesettings where you can choose from a selection of different plates, many shapes, styles and colors. All have an upscale look and feel, the high gloss will have you thinking twice if it is real of plastic and disposable.

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    A drink goes down better with a nice glass, you can have that too with these amazing upscale looking tumblers from our fine collection. Check out this page of upscale and elegant premium tumblers and cups to fir your perfect romantic dinner or party.

    Last but not least, an amzing tasting party never work without the preperation of these cute little mini dishes, we've got a full selection of all sorts of mini dishes for you to choose from, check out the Tiny Temptation collection page on our website and be amazed of what can be done to create that perfect romantic feast and dinner for the person you love most in your life.

    As always, cheers to a great happy and heatly party!

    Happy Valentine's day


    Download our iPad catalog app on the go!

    You have come to love our digital and printed upscale product catalog, now you can have our beautiful catalog on the go. We're excited to announce that our catalog has now been launched as an iPad app and is available for download on the Apple Store. Browse and search for your favorite Fineline items and products, available even when you're offline. See detailed product information by clicking in the item. Select the product and collection by clicking in the drop down menu on the top left hand corner.

    Contact our helpful sales and customer care personal by clicking on the Contact button on the top bar of the app (to send an email through the app you'll need to have a working internet connection).

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    Click below to download our iPad app from the iTunes store.

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    Premium Disposable Holiday Tablesetting

    The Holidays are coming... the Holidays are here!

    With all the preparations and shopping hopefully done already, it's your time now to sit down and start preparing the holiday meals for all your guests, family and friends that you plan to have over for the meals.

    Make sure you have a game plan, know your guests, what they appreciate to eat and make sure if anyone has any allergies that you need to be aware of, if you have a family member that is vegan, they would really appreciate you preparing them something they will be able to eat, or anyone who has a specific food or health diet. These tiny little things are what really make people happy and makes them feel extremely welcome knowing that you thought of them when preparing your party, that will never be forgotten.

    Here's one great tip that you will always be grateful, remember the days you used to borrow the china dishes from neighbors just to have enough for everyone and then they did not match? Well that is over and those days are long since gone. If you plan to have a party or dinner with 10 or more people you don't need to use real china plates or glassware, check our Fineline Settings with such an amazing selection of upscale disposable dinnerware and an amazing collection of plastic tumblers and drinkware, you will always be thankful that you used plastic rather than using real.

    Upscale Disposable Dinnerware collection

    There are a great variety of styles and shapes and 4 different colors to choose from, Black, Bone, Clear and White. Each with its own unique style and design to satisfy every trend and theme. They have soft square edges with are the hottest trend right now, check out their Renaissance premium upscale disposable dinnerware collection and they just got a brand new crystal tumblers collection that will sparkle whatever is in the cup.

    With these plates they have amazing heavyweight premium silver plated plastic cutlery as well as silver mini cutlery for tastings and desserts, all heavyweight and they almost look better than the real deal.

    For the cocktail table or mini finger food heaven table you have a full selection of mini disposable plates, bowls, dessert cups, utensils, tongs, espresso mugs, sushi plates and much more, it's a dream come true for the special pop and mom that love to wow their guest but don't have the means to do it with expensive serveware, these mini dishes are premium weights and are recyclable and disposable. You'll enjoy the setting up as much as your guest will enjoy tasting and eating all the foods.

    Now come the wine and spirits, you got red wine, white wine, champagne, bourbon, whiskey and scotch (for the adults of course) and who doesn't like a great cocktail mix, Fineline Settings has got a cup for everything. Check our their collection of tumblers and stemware, high quality plastic that will make that shot go down as smooth or as rough as you just like it.

    So, with the shopping and presents done with, now is the time to sit down and work out the meals if you haven't done so already.

    Get down to it and serve your guests with your best!

    Happy Holidays and Cheers to a great celebration!

    What you need to know when throwing a party!

    Throwing a party is stressful enough, from planning to inviting and then to actually setting up the party and making sure everything is set beautifully and ready for the guest to arrive and indulge.

    Planning the party:

    It all starts when you decide you want to host a party for any particular reason, whether it's for any upcoming holiday and you're going to invite your friends and/or family, or your having a gala event, bridal party, wedding party, birthday party or any of the like, heck you don't even need a reason to throw a party. The first thing you need to set is 1. how many people you're going invite. (take in consideration that this number will always be higher at the end) 2. if you have a specific theme you want to showcase at the party.

    Inviting your guests:

    Whether you are the formal people or classy type, an invite is always appropriate and appreciated. There are many different and really interesting ways you can invite your friends and family over to your party. The typical paper invitation can work well, depending on the occasion, linen paper with burned edges are very nice, but you can get funky and make something different depending on the occasion. P.S. Email is not the finest way, although the quickest and perhaps easiest way, one would much rather appreciate a more personal approach.

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    Preparing the menu:

    As with everything else, this all depends on the type of occasion you are hosting. If this is going to be a meal type of event then you'd probably want to plan a full 5 course meal, starting with cocktails and continuing with entrees, appetizer, salad, soup and main course. Don't forget the main course for some is the dessert, who doesn't like a great dessert after a nice meal with a nice glass of wine or champagne. However if you're throwing the fun and casual party, things probably need to run a bit different in the food section. You can start off with cocktails which always are a great way to bring everyone up to date in all the conversations etc. plus it gives you some time to make the final touches in the kitchen if you're not ready to serve yet. Then you would want to have a buffet style of entrees and finger food coming out on a constant basis, varying from different meats, chicken, fish of all sorts and veggies. One very important note, make sure you know of any specific diets or special food requirements before making your menu, it can be very counterproductive and hurtful to find out of someone allergies or special diet in middle of the party.

    Setting up:

    This is where it get to the fun part. Your menu is done, the food was bought or going to be ordered, now you can start dreaming of the table setting and theme you want to go with. All this depends again what type of party or event this will be, indoors or outdoors, standing or sitting, casual or formal. Age type is also key to know how to set your tables. The one most important thing of all is to try to purchase plastic and disposable products for props and for food serving as well. In today's day ad age there are so many great products that are not made of real expensive china thus giving you the opportunity to be different and spend less on setup, it also gives you a greater variety of products to chose from and a whole different color option. Fineline Settingsis a great resource and we are the leading manufacturer of fine upscale disposable dinnerware. The great part of using disposable products is that when all is done and the event and party is over, there is nothing left to do, just throw everything in the trash or recycling where available and you're done for the night, rather than having to go and wash or pay your caterer to wash them for you.

    During the Party:

    Now is your time to shine, stay calm and make sure everyone has what they need at all times. Being a host is not an easy job, being a great host in even harder. Your guest will remember this party or event for a very long time if everything is nice and calm, get some extra help with serving the hot food and making sure the serving dishes are always full. Keep on switching stations so everyone gets a chance to have a bit of everything. The only thing left for you now is to enjoy the aftermath, whether it's with your kids or with your loved you, breath in the moment and start planning the next party, don't have an occasion? That's not a problem, you don't need an occasion to party! Happy Holidays - Cheers!

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