Different Types of Flatware
With so many options out there, shopping for restaurant flatware can be a challenge – that's why we've created this handy guide. In this flatware buying guide, you’ll learn about some common terms related to commercial flatware to help you make an educated decision in choosing the right flatware that's best suited for your establishment. It's important to know the differences between the various styles, because, with all the different types of flatware available in the market, the decision making process can become extremely overwhelming! We've even made it easier by including a comparison guide so you can view each pattern we offer, and compare it in style to similar patterns from other manufacturers to ensure your new flatware matches your existing collection.
Shop Our Selection of Restaurant Flatware
Flatware includes eating and serving utensils, such as forks, knives and spoons, that are used at the table, rather than kitchen tools used in back-of-house. Our commercial flatware sets are both stylish and durable. No matter which flatware pattern is best for your restaurant, our wide selection and low prices will get you the wholesale flatware you need without breaking the bank. Shop our flatware collections by weight to find the best flatware for a casual or upscale dining experience. Flatware weights include medium- and heavy-weight (18/0), and extra heavy-weight (18/8 and 18/10).
Choosing the best flatware depends on your budget and how casual or upscale your eatery may be. The best options are medium-weight flatware for the lowest prices, heavy-weight for a sturdier feel and mid-range price point, and extra heavy-weight flatware for the most durable, and upscale option. Shop our individual forks, knives and spoons if you are looking for specialty utensils like bouillon spoons, salad forks, grapefruit spoons, or steak knives.
Whether you’re searching for a salad, dessert, or dinner fork, we carry a variety of sizes and styles of forks for your restaurant or diner.
To find the style of knife that’s right for your business, be sure to check out our selection of dinner, steak, and butter knives.
If you’re shopping for new flatware, our inventory of restaurant spoons covers several styles, including tea, serving, and soup spoons.
Medium Weight Flatware
This medium weight stainless steel flatware, also known as economy weight flatware, is corrosion resistant and great for institutions.
Heavy Weight Flatware
Heavy weight flatware is made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel. It's more durable than medium weight flatware and features a finer finish.
Extra Heavy Weight Flatware
Extra heavy weight flatware includes more nickel, making it shinier, more durable, and more rust resistant than alternative options.
Other Tabletop Supplies
- Champagne & Flute Glasses
- Disposable Table Covers - Sized
- Red Wine Glasses
- Fry Pan Servers
- Plastic Coffee Mugs and Cappuccino Cups
- Stemless Wine Glasses
- Condiment Holders and Dispensers
- White Wine Glasses
- Soup Mugs, Cups and Bowls
- Cobalt Blue Homer Laughlin Fiesta Dinnerware
- Milano Stolzle Glasses
- Polycarbonate Dinnerware and Mugs
- Quatrophil Stolzle Glasses
- SAN Plastic Dinnerware
- Shamrock Homer Laughlin Fiesta Dinnerware
- Sunflower Homer Laughlin Fiesta Dinnerware
Our restaurant flatware allows you to create the perfect tabletop presentation whether you run a café, coffee shop, a large dining hall, or popular restaurant. Are you looking for disposable flatware? Shop our selection of plastic utensils , individually wrapped plastic flatware sets, or bamboo and birch wood eco-friendly utensils. If you're wondering where to buy flatware, we have a large selection of flatware for sale at the lowest prices.