» Reader Picks Index Page
Linenless Banquet Tables » Tabling The Competition
While Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts doesn’t dictate to its
hotel properties what products to use, Guy Rigby, VP of
F&B for the Americas, does recommend certain brands, and
IHS Global Alliance is one of them. “We use their banquet
tables specifically,” he says.
“They’ve got a table that
doesn’t require any linen at all.
The tops can be flipped from
clear glass to wood laminate.”
And the tables are convenient
in other ways, Rigby
adds: “They’re easy to assemble
and disassemble. They
fold away very nicely; there’s
a cart that comes with them.
As the existing banquet tables require replacement, we hope
that the F&B directors will buy these tables.”
Rigby has used other brands in the past, but he prefers
the banquet tables from IHS. “These are more durable,” he
explains. “They are solid, robust, and good-looking. I didn’t
feel they were going to get
banged up and scratched.
Some of the other tables I’ve
seen I felt were more industrial
and perhaps even cheap-looking.
Yes, it’s more expensive,
but you get what you pay for,”
Rigby says. “I imagine we will
continue to use them for a long