TISIAS iCAN 2016 - Gold Medal “2016 International Invention Innovation Competition.”
2015 QSR/FPI Foodservice Packaging Awards - 1st Place Innovation “Simplicity and effectiveness...the perfect solution...functional, convenient, and a great conversation starter.”
Foodservice Equipment Reports 2014 Tabletop Competition Winner “FER has the most experienced and credible editorial, publishing, and sales staff in the foodservice equipment and supplies field, with a worldwide circulation of 41,000.”
Inc. Magazine Best In Class Design Awards 2014 Finalist “Today's best-designed American-made products, honoring beautiful design and brilliant solutions."
FXE Columbus Trophy Europe 2014 Finalist “Successful young entrepreneur…with innovative hospitality concept."
Good Design Award® 2013 “… One of the oldest and most prestigious design awards in the world ..."
A’Design Bronze Award® 2013 “… Indicator of quality and perfection in design…recognized worldwide."
"We used them at a bridal show and people went absolutely crazy over how awesome it was that they could use the plates to taste vendor samples and still have a free hand. Incredible!" - Nicole Batiste, Something Blue Events
"Guests were WOWED at the Holdaplate's convenience, complementing my hors d’oeuvres perfectly. Ordering again soon!" - Cecilia Mitchell, Ms. Cee Cee Catering
"The Holdaplate was awesome – people LOVED them, causing a bit of a buzz at the party. Everyone needs these!" - Lisa Benigni, 12th St. Catering
"Holdaplate is a great product…super convenient since everyone was holding a glass. VIPs found them a pleasant surprise...A definite for our next event." - Rob, Promoter, The Garden State Brew Fest
“…Catering guests LOVE IT.” - Terri, Owner, Gianni's Steakhouse
“Literally the most innovative plateware product I’ve seen in years. It’s that good!” - Joanne Stone-Geier, International Housewares Association Consultant
“Holdaplates for catering give me more control over the amount of food people will put on the plate, bringing my food costs down…they also eliminate the need for additional table rentals…HUGE fan.” - Deb Leibowitz, Four Corners Catering
Inc. Magazine“The Holdaplate makes it possible to hold your cake and eat it, too... This innovative dessert cocktail plate provides an effortless method for one-handed food-and-drink holding, freeing up the other for eating and greeting."
Fast Company “Let’s you eat and glad-hand at the same time…Expect less spills and more business cards… [Holdaplate] could eventually have impact beyond the networking market."
Chicago Tribune “Innovative… Effortless one-handed food-and-drink holding.”
Nutritious Life Magazine “Genius design…you can easily hold both your plate and glass in one hand…the solution is here! The hostess with the mostest will be even more mostest now."
Real Simple Magazine “No more fumbling to shake hands at the holiday party."
NightClub.com “Solves the impossible task of eating and drinking while standing… a simple yet genius product.”
HomeTone.com “Trying to eat and socialize at a party with a buffet takes years of experience…[the Holdaplate is] a more graceful solution to the tricky problem.”
Out Of Home Magazine, UK “Perfect for those cocktail parties where guests struggle to hold their plate and glass at the same time.”
Trend Hunter “... A welcome culinary concept...one groovy edge that makes it so handy."
Claire Bakes Cakes “I've never seen anything like this before…it's the coolest thing…you need to get some for your party….Who doesn't want to walk around with one of your hands free?"
Pretty City “Finally that awkwardness of having to put [your beverage or plate] down to hold the other is over."
Examiner “... We love how easy it is…no more excuses for spilling wine."
Chip Chick “... Find a problem, create a solution...rarely is that on display more vividly."
Wine Digs “... Makes it effortless to socialize...quite comfortable…clever, crafty."
My Springfield Mommy “...Ingenious... I recently tried these out at my husband's customer appreciation day. I had every person ask me where these came from and where could they get some. I honestly love these... strongly recommended."
Special Events “... Makes balancing a drink and a plate of appetizers in one hand easy for party guests."
805 Living “... Such a smart idea for cocktail parties."
Bee's Knees “... A brilliant solution…gotta love it."
Designd Award Winning Holdaplate Cocktail Plate