Blog posts tagged with 'banquet halls'

3 Common Misconceptions about Crystal Stemware

Crystal Stemware Misconceptions

Crystal stemware is used a lot in fine dining restaurants as well as rented out to special events where a little sparkle is necessary on the table – or if a more luxurious atmosphere is wanted. It tends to be synonymous with a higher end price tag. There are misconceptions that exist with both crystal stemware and glass stemware but today I’m going to touch on the 3 misconceptions that people often assume about crystal stemware – in no particular order.

1. It’s really expensive

While it is true it can be a more expensive – this is more often than not the result of how it is manufactured and who is selling the crystal stemware. Crystal stemware that is hand blown by master craftsman is obviously going to be priced higher because of the human labour involved in producing it. Also, glass blowers are not a dime a dozen and is a craft that doesn’t have millions flocking to learn the trade. That being said, crystal stemware can be machine made – making the glasses more uniform in appearance and lowering unit costs. Also, companies that sell crystal stemware get very good at knowing how to specifically market crystal to appeal to our wants of luxury, fine craftsmanship and extravagance. Because of this, the pricing has been inflated because they have created a market that can support a higher price. Looking for wholesale suppliers of crystal stemware can help alleviate these higher prices.

2. It’s even more breakable than glass

While generally a more breakable substance than glass, crystal stemware tends to have the same issues that also occur with glass stemware. The bowls of the crystal and glass stemware can pop off the foot. That being said, assuming you handle crystal stemware like it can break – and that it isn’t indestructible – it should hold up well for you.

3. It’s not safe because of lead content

Health Canada’s stance on lead crystal is that it may release lead into your food or beverage. That being said, there is lead-free crystal stemware that exists these days. This eliminates the worry that may exist of potential lead poisoning.

If you’re interested in a quote for crystal stemware in our Victoria Collection or Serenity Collection including Shipping:


9 Quick Tips About White Resin Folding Chairs

White Resin Folding Chairs

What are the essential qualities of a great event chair? What makes them a good fit for a rental company? Here are all the quick tips about white resin folding chairs – including what makes them a great chair for rental companies and what markets they fit well into.

  1. They lock when folded down and stacked on top of one another for easy transporting
  2. The seats can be replaced if there’s damage or staining
  3. The most popular chair we sell – selling thousands across Canada
  4. We’ve had the same supplier for over 10 years
  5. A single white resin folding chair can hold up to 700lbs
  6. Can charge more per rental for these chairs – but the incremental cost compared to a regular plastic folding chair isn’t so immense that brides won’t be willing to pay a little extra for a better looking chair
  7. Require less maintenance than wood folding chairs because of their resin material
  8. Water resistant
  9. Small and large markets support these chairs – they’re the more expensive chair for smaller markets who can’t support a chiavari chair rental while are a middle of the road option for larger markets.

If you’re interested in a quote for white resin folding chairs including shipping:

Burgundy Teardrop-Back Banquet Chairs with Silver Vein Frame Now in Stock

As I've mentioned earlier this year, we brought in Black Textured Teardrop-Back Banquet Chairs with silver vein frames as well as Navy Blue Patterned Teardrop-Back Banquet Chairs with silver vein frames. We received them to our Toronto-area warehouse in March and they were so popular we sold them out before the end of summer - especially the black textured banquet chairs. What we also heard though, was that customers wanted a more traditional upholstery - particularly a burgundy fabric. So we went back to our factory and picked a burgundy patterned fabric . I'm pleased to announce that the new Burgundy Patterned Teardrop-back Banquet Chairs with Silver Vein Frame is now in stock - with our stock levels replenished of the Black Textured and Navy Blue Patterned Banquet Chairs.

 Burgundy Banquet Chairs

Additional Product Details

  • Teardrop Back Design
  • Black Textured, Navy Blue Patterned or Burgundy Patterned Fabric Upholstery Available
  • Upholstered Seat and Back
  • 2.5'' Thick Upholstered Seat Cushion
  • 18 Gauge Steel Frame
  • Support Braces on either leg for durability
  • Stacks up to 15 Chairs High
  • Plastic Bumper Guards prevent scratches on frame when stacked
  • Silver Vein Powder Coated Frame Finish
  • Non-Marring Plastic Floor Glides
  • Designed for Commercial Use
  • Ships Fully Assembled
  • Weight per chair: 10lbs
  • Banquet Chair Weight Capacity: 500lbs
  • Chair Measurements: Width: 17 1/8”, Height: 36”, Depth: 22”, Seat Depth: 15 7/8”, Seat Width: 15 ½"

If you're interested in a quote for our burgundy patterned, navy blue patterned, or black textured banquet chairs including shipping:


New Event Equipment Products on Sale

In case you’re not familiar with our “On Sale Now” section of our website, we have a page devoted to products that we have an overstock of or are looking to clear out of inventory. We have a number of new items either added on Sale or reduced in price that are worth mentioning. Check them out below!

Tan on Tan, Slate Blue on Grey, Royal Blue on Grey Plastic Folding Chairs 

Plastic Folding Chairs on sale
now $14.41 each regardless of volume purchased.

5ft Rectangle Plastic Folding Table

5 Ft Rectangle Plastic Folding Table on Sale
on Sale for $58.95 each regardless of volume purchased.

4ftx24” Rectangle Plastic Folding Table

4ft x 24in Rectangle Plastic Folding Table on Sale
On Sale for $36.95 each.

Solid wood harvest table
Harvest Table on Sale
On Sale for $449.99

We also have provided deeper discounts on the following porcelain products:

A1902B - Quadrato 11.25" Square Charger Plate - Black
Square Black Charger Plate on Sale
Originally $11.49 and now marked down to $2.91.

A0400 – 13” Wavy Platter
13in Wavy Platter on Sale
Originally $13.28 and now marked down to $3.91.

A1837 - 15" Triangle Plate
15in Triangle Platter on Sale
Originally $9.19 and now marked down to $2.91.

A1235 - 22" Oval Fish Platter
22in Oval Fish Platter on Sale
Originally $24.20 and now marked down to $4.91.

If you’re interested in a quote for any of the above items including shipping to your location:

Where to Buy Crossback Chair Storage Covers

Wood Crossback Chairs have been a hot event chair for a couple of years now. They are such an elegant addition to a restaurant or wedding and are ramping up in demand in Canada still. Because they’re often made of wood though, party rental companies are looking for a way to protect their finish when they are being stored. Resin Chiavari Chairs often have an accompanying storage cover so why shouldn’t the cross back chair? Makes perfect sense. Here are three companies that sell a cross back chair storage cover:

Vision Furniture

Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Vision Furniture is a family owned / operated business that specializes in special event chairs. They are a designer, manufacturer, distributor and they also rent their products throughout the Philadelphia area. They have neutral coloured protective chair covers for cross back chairs designed to ensure dust doesn’t get on the chair when stored, are easily put on and taken off, and make sure additional wear and tear doesn’t occur during storage or transport.


Based in Canton, Georgia, StackChairs4Less offers over 5000 products from around the globe. They focus on bringing the most up-to-date trends in the stacking chair industry. They offer a black, tarpaulin material crossback chair cover that is waterproof. It allows the chairs to be stacked with the cover on it and features a 1 year limited warranty.


Based in Paso Robles, California, EventStable / Event Furniture Source is a distributor of professional-grade event equipment. They own their own party rental company that use their products every day. Their cross back chair protective cover is made of the same material as chiavari chair covers and available in black.

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