Alexis HullAlexis Hull
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Coast Linen Services is fantastic! Customer service is friendly and helpful and the... delivery staff is great! Highly recommend. - Stage House Tavern Scotch Plainsread more
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20:25 13 Nov 23
Tommy's Tavern and Tap Edison uses Coast Laundry services and they do a great job for us.... Always deliver on time and adjust our pars based on our volume. I would recommend them for more
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Amazing service as always. I’m a General Manager of a Tio Taco & Tequila Bar and I cannot... explain what a comfort it is to have a reliable Linen company taking care of our business. Gabriel is THE BEST driver and we’re always well taken care of!!read more
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19:49 16 Oct 23
Coast Linen Services is an awesome company and it makes sense because of there 5 star... customer service. I’ve been managing Esquína Latina for 3 years now and I’ve never had an issue. The driver Gabrielle as well is phenomenal, he will go above and beyond to ensure your order is correct. If your missing anything he will make sure you get it the next day. The restaurant has used them since they’ve been open (8 years) and will continue because loyalty is key and their entire company from top to bottom starting with Bobby who regularly checks in with me, are as loyal as they come .read more
Alexandra BongioviAlexandra Bongiovi
21:38 29 Sep 23
I've been a loyal customer of this linen company for some time now, and I can't say... enough about their excellent service. Tony, one of their top professionals, has consistently gone above and beyond to meet our needs. We have multiple accounts with them, and I can confidently say that we've never encountered any issues. If you're in search of a reliable linen supplier, look no further. This company truly delivers outstanding more
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As an employee of Sol Mar Restaurant, I couldn't be happier with our partnership with... Coast Linen. Their top-notch linens and Tony exceptional service have been a game-changer for our events. Luis's responsiveness and expertise make all the difference when we're in a pinch. Highly recommended!read more
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I've done business with these guys for 8 years at all my restaurants. Service is second... to none! Tony has been outstanding. At my newest restaurant I tried out a competitor of theirs, but shortly after opening I realized how inferior their service was compared to Coast. Only few months I reached out to Tony to make the switch. I recommend Coast Linen Svc. for all your linen needs and more.-Michaelread more
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I have been doing business with Coast Linen at Spain Inn Restaurant (Piscataway, NJ) and... at Manolo Tapas (NYC) for almost 15 years and their service is incomparable. From their sales representatives (Bobby and Martin), office staff and delivery team. I could not ask for a more attentive, professional and personalized service. They carry an extensive product list and go out of their way to always have everything in stock. It makes our job so much easier knowing that they are always more

Restaurant Table Setting Ideas That Will Impress

restaurant table setting ideas

When a customer walks into a restaurant and sits down, many of their initial impressions will be based on the first thing they see: the table setting. Even if the food is good and the prices are fair, studies show that if a customer does not have a good first impression at a restaurant, they will most likely never eat there again.

With over 70 years of industry experience, we at Coast Linen know that bad linens and poor table settings can leave a bitter taste in your customers’ mouths. Being creative and setting the table in a way that will impress your customers will keep them coming back for more!

Here are some restaurant table setting ideas that will complement the food you serve and the patrons you value:

Casual Restaurant Table Setting Ideas

If your restaurant is on the casual side, look for a table setting that is simple yet still attractive to the eye. Depending on the food your restaurant serves, you want certain silverware already on the table. Even though the setting is casual, you want your guests to feel like they are going to receive high-quality customer service. Clean, fresh napkins as well as knives, forks, and spoons should be arranged neatly.

Additionally, adding something extra to the table is a great way to utilize the space and go the extra mile for your patrons. A vase of flowers, bottles of common condiments and seasonings ready to use, or a colorful tablecloth are all great ways to add flair to the table and show your customers that you care. Your guests will feel as if they are already being taken care of before they even sit down!

Formal Restaurant Table Setting Ideas

If you are going for a more formal look, you want your tables to reflect an upscale experience. Instead of just the typical fork, spoon, and knife, you can add an additional fork for salads or a steak knife. The cutlery should be laid out in the order in which it will be used.

Your table linens should be chic, clean, and inviting. Torn, faded, over-used linens will immediately turn off your customers, especially if they are expecting a fine dining experience. That’s why connecting with a reputable linen service like Coast Linen will be essential to maintaining a table setting your customers will appreciate.

Creative Restaurant Table Setting Ideas

Whether your restaurant is casual or formal, you can find ways to be creative while keeping with the theme of your business. Adding creative touches unique to your restaurant can help you stand out and show that you take the extra steps to impress your customers. You can change up the colors of your table linens for different seasons or holidays, or switch out floral centerpieces for cozy lanterns or candles in metallic holders. The options are endless, so don’t be afraid to try something new!

There are a variety of restaurant table setting ideas no matter what ambiance you’re going for. Whether you go with a classic look or a more formal display, it’s important to make your customers feel welcomed and comfortable. Most importantly, you want your guests to feel like they are dining somewhere clean that has their satisfaction as a top priority.

A great table setting requires quality linens and no one understands that better than Coast Linen. We offer a variety of linens, mats, aprons, uniforms, and more to suit all of your restaurant needs. For more information on our restaurant linen services, contact us at 732-775-2000.

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