Cheese Lovers Beware…

It's cheese month in New Zealand. It's official. And what a spectacular theme for the month. Who doesn't LOVE cheese right? Mmmmm cheese.... But cheese, without the presentation and correct cutting utensils, is a half cured experience. Fortunately we can be of assistance here. We have the most spectacular boards in stock under our Stanley … Continue reading Cheese Lovers Beware…

Monday Madness – Have we got a deal for you…

#deals We're clearing excess stock on these super cool Cassiopea glasses by Bormioli Rocco at 50%+ OFF list Have we gone mad? Perhaps. Does the boss know? Perhaps. Limited offer so get in quick. 200224NT - Cassiopea tumbler 320ml @$1.00200225NT - Cassiopea tumbler 410ml @$1.50 Happy Monday, The Fackelmann Foodies Team x

An iconic twist – new product in stock

#new The iconic Bistro jug has been part of the Bormioli Rocco range since..... forever. A consistent super-star performer. It does always amaze me how our suppliers can, and continue to, innovate on the tried and true - how a simple twist (quite literally in this instance) can create a simple yet stunning new product. … Continue reading An iconic twist – new product in stock

Fresh Ideas

#howto Here's an innovative idea from Bormioli Rocco... White sangria in a jar This sweet and fragrant cocktail is perfect when served in the new cylindrical Quattro Stagioni jars! You need 750 ml – 3 ¼ cups prosecco sparkling Italian wine 50 ml – ¼ cup vodka 1 yellow peach 1 orange 1 pink grapefruit … Continue reading Fresh Ideas

More than meets the eye

#intheknow The everyday glass, which we don't give a second thought to, has a hidden side. Like an iceberg we see a portion. Underneath there is a mass of activity that delivers a glass to your table. Glassmakers have a passion and dedication to excellence & innovation that would rival our country's best viticulturists. When … Continue reading More than meets the eye

Tablekraft Black

#trending Nothing looks as stunning as food presented on dinnerware that is black #inmyopinion Tablekraft Black represents a versatile collection of plates and bowls with simple lines and curves to hold any variety of food plating and sauces. Tablekraft is created from the highest quality porcelain. High glazed, scratch resistant with a distinctly modern appeal. … Continue reading Tablekraft Black

Looking at it won’t make it bend

#intheknow Stainless steel. 18/10. In stock. All sizes + lids. They might not be the sexiest things to talk about but gastronorm pans are essential tools of the trade. In the shop front, or out the back, they are needed by everyone, everywhere in our world of hospitality and catering. What isn't needed is poor … Continue reading Looking at it won’t make it bend

Plain and boring? Or overlooked opportunity?

#intheknow Royal Porcelain, based in Thailand, are one of Asia's leading manufacturers of high quality ceramic tableware and Fackelmann are the distributors for the New Zealand market. #newsflash - if you didn't know! The Chelsea range in particular can be found everywhere and it is ripe for replenishment and range extensions. Plain and simple, but … Continue reading Plain and boring? Or overlooked opportunity?

This Bad Boy

#intheknow This glass has caused us quite a fuss - and our purchasing team some grey hairs! The toughened, multi-purpose Empire mixing glass, by Pasabahce, has been out of stock for quite sometime due to production delays at the factory in Eygpt....when you think about it, they do travel some distance to get here! As … Continue reading This Bad Boy

Display Glory

#trending Lock Eat is a premium range of preserving jars and carafes by Luigi Bormioli. They have patented technology for the lid, which is glass and detachable. Interestingly enough most of our sales into the hospitality sector have been for display, venue design aesthetics, and creative food presentation -  Simply because they look so good … Continue reading Display Glory