The hospitality showcase opens its door today with exhibitors from across the globe descending on Milan
As Host opens its door for the first time in two years, the hotly-anticipated tradeshow brings together the best of the best for the hospitality industry. All the key players are on site – here are just a few to catch up with over the course of the show which runs until 17 October:
Hall 9P – stand H23
Steelite International will be exhibiting this year at HOST, find them on stand H23 – Hall 9p, launching a variety of brand-new products created specifically for the hospitality industry.
Among the new launches will be Craft Aqua (pictured above) which has been inspired by hand-crafted, simple country wares made by generations of potters over hundreds of years. The range embodies the beauty of rich, lustrous glazes applied by hand, and celebrates chance effects and reactions which occur naturally in the kiln. Steelite says Craft Aqua coordinates beautifully with Craft White which offers a natural coastal theme. To enquire on further show details, please contact email@example.com.
Hall 9P – stand E23
Amefa will introduce a whole new range of cutlery lines from its assortment of brands at Host. From Couzon comes Side Velvet and Side PVD (Gold, Copper, Black) while the Amefa brand will introduce 18/10: Orphée, Venus and Sierra and 18/0: Soprano PVD (Copper, Gold&Black) and Adonis. There will also be new steak knives introductions – from Amefa we will have Arizona, Achille pakkawood and Achille Black while Lou Laguiole will launch Volcano and Richardson Sheffield will introduce Sense.
Hall P9 – stand D12
Costa Nova will showcase it collections at Host. The brand has consistently demonstrated its dedication to ethical manufacturing practices, with all stoneware products crafted in modern, environmentally friendly factories. Renowned for its exquisite craftsmanship, Costa Nova will present a selection of eco-friendly hospitality collections designed to elevate dining experiences, with a spotlight on collections that are made of ecogres (a proprietary clay made of recycled materials), such as Festa, Ambar and Coastland.
These collections epitomize the brand’s commitment to combining elegance with eco-friendliness, providing a unique and contemporary alternative for the hospitality sector.
To further assist chefs and restaurateurs worldwide, the brand offers a professional website, www.costanovaprofessional.com, where visitors can explore the brand’s extensive range of collections, access detailed product information, and request quotes.
Fine Dining & Living
Hall 9P – stand G03
Visit the Fine Dining & Living stand at Host to see their wide array of hospitality friendly brands. For the brand CHIC, the Roche collection is the newest addition to the market. The collection exists of all kinds of different shapes in blocks. These are perfect for serving a tasty selection of snacks, tapas, sharing dishes or small desserts.
For the brand Fine2Dine, they have extended the Line collection with plates. From now on, there are not only bowls but also plates which make it possible to present the same plates as the bowls when you are serving food.
For the brand BonBistro, they have also added some new collections. Discover the surprising look of the Vista porcelain collection, the relief pattern, which is popular in many countries, gives each plate an extra dimension.
Finally, the Solido collection is a versatile porcelain collection and is available in both grey and white, enabling you to create your perfect table setting. The subtly-ribbed texture adds an extra dimension to each piece.
Hall 9P- stand V04
Kütahya Porselen will be at Host with its wide range of products and new collections. In particular, the brand will showcase Panio and Wellington. Panio, one of the newest collections of Kütahya Porselen, is created with a sustainable approach that respects nature and considers the needs of the gastronomy industry. Inspired by the vibrations of sound waves and designed by reflecting these waves on the porcelain surface.
Meanwhile, the Wellington collection is an example of Kütahya Porselen’s innovative work with next generation technologies, developed for the HoReCa sector. Wellington, designed using the parametric design method is one of the next generation design application methods, is unique and functional. Wellington will be presented at the fair in two different colours and decors. One of them is a self-relief cream colour and the other is a black matte product with embossed white patterned decor.
Hall 9P – stand V03
Lazarro, known for stylish and unique fine bone china tableware, is making its grand entrance into Europe. After bringing finesse to tables across the world, Lazarro’s exquisite designs will transform dining experiences and elevate new menus in the European continent.
By collaborating with international designers Lazarro has created statement collections that can effortlessly elevate the table setting in European homes or fine dining restaurants. One could say that Lazarro is for the modern gourmand who wants the luxury of fine bone china without being stuck in the past.
The response from early interactions with major European hospitality and retail brands has already been encouraging because whether it is a Michelin-starred restaurant, a cozy cafe, or a home chef passionate about presentation, Lazarro has a vast enough collection of tableware to suit any style. Visit them at Host to learn more.
Hall 9P Stand S06
Mesa Ceramics is making its debut at Host this year. And what better way to start the partnership than having already won the Smart Label Award with the Natura Yuki collection? This is the third international award Mesa has won with this collection, after the German Design Award 2023 and the Iconic Awards: Innovative Interior 2023, for the uniqueness of its eco-friendly design decoration and production process.
The Smart Label award is special for MESA because it recognises one of the brand’s main priorities, which is sustainability. From recycling or choosing local suppliers to investing in resource-saving technology, MESA implements a wide range of measures to ensure it has the smallest possible environmental footprint.
Mesa will also be showcasing exciting new products for the hospitality sector and some of its best-selling collections during the exhibition.
Hall 9P – stand C15
NARUMI will be back in Milan for the first time in four years. Its stand in Hall 9 will be a place where the culture, nature and art of the East is reconstructed and refined, incorporating its Western counterpart. The Culture zone will feature designs inspired by Japanese culture such as kimono texture, kintsugi works and traditional Japanese motifs. The Japandi designs that incorporate the culture of Japan and Scandinavia will also be presented. The Nature zone will feature designs that visualise Japan’s four seasons as well as nature-inspired shapes and patterns. The Japanese people have admired processes and transitions of nature – how trees decay over the years, how the sky changes from dawn to morning, how the river flows differently in the morning and in the evening. By catching these subtle changes in nature, NARUMI presents tableware collections that will let diners feel the breath and warmth of nature. Contact Masahiro Taguchi (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Hall 9P – stand A23 B24
RAK Porcelain will once again be exhibiting at HostMilano and this year, the tableware manufacturer uses the occasion to present four new cutlery series with two of them being unveiled for the very first time during the show in Milan.
RAK Porcelain presents cutlery which fuses function and finesse. From their essentials for casual dining to their icons destined for exceptional dining concepts, RAK Porcelain’s cutlery collection covers all segments of the hospitality industry. The new additions, which will be launched during HostMilano, include their first ever cutlery series in 18/0 stainless steel, Kampton, which aims to facilitate the service in collective catering settings, and an embossed décor, Sparkle, which embellishes your tables by adding a decorative element. Furthermore, two never-seen-before and highly luxurious series will make their first ever appearance in Milan.
Hall 9P – stand M11-N21
The Arcturus group will be at Host with its tableware and kitchen novelties intended for professionals from all its brands: Paderno and Arthur Krupp, Sambonet and Rosenthal, Ercuis and Raynaud.
International preview collections will be presented inside the booth, but in addition to the new products for 2023, there will be a selection of the group’s best sellers. The sales team will be available to visitors during the event and afterwards at email@example.com
Hall 9P – stand D24
United Tables will present its 2023 novelties at Host. “Host is where our industry meets,” the brand tells us. “It offers a great possibility to see new products, experience new technology, get inspired by trend presentations and to network. In addition to that it is the quality of visitors we can welcome on our booth.” Visit the United Tables stand to see the brand’s full hospitality line-up.
Hall 9P – stand H10
WMF Professional focuses on the role of the Expert of Table Culture at Host. In the porcelain segment, the focus of the trade fair presentation will be on the two new collections BALANCE and AVA. While BALANCE is a new porcelain series, AVA is the finest ivory-colored bone china.
Cutlery, porcelain, glassware and buffet items are presented in three different performance levels: Perform, Advance and Supreme. In this way, WMF Professional showcases its solutions for every interior concept and budget plan. In addition, the premium supplier will be showing new chafing dish variants that act as eye-catchers at every buffet thanks to new color finishes. A look at the huge portfolio in the area of serviced apartments rounds off the trade fair presentation. Like hardly any other company, HEPP stands for expertise and design at the buffet and on the exquisite table. At Host in Milan, HEPP presents a selection of its wide buffet and tabletop portfolio. Also featured: various surface treatments, colour finishes and individualization possibilities. A special highlight at Host are the exclusive gold-plated cutlery pieces – to be seen live in Milan. https://www.wmf-professional.com/