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March 2022

Arc Cardinal Expands Product Portfolio by Launching Partnership with Abert® Buffetware

TOTOWA, NJ – Leading manufacturer and supplier Arc Cardinal, proudly announces an official partnership with Abert Buffetware. Abert, founded by Antonio Bertoli in 1929, is a market leader with ranges of tableware and smallwares products. Abert expanded its manufacturing know-how in the 1980’s to include a full portfolio of buffetware including chafing dishes, stands, risers and more. Each product in the portfolio is guaranteed Made in Italy, fully in respect to the rights of the workers and devoted to Italian creativity.

Abert Buffetware stands out with its flexibility and personalization. Each piece in the portfolio is made to be intertwined with one another and made to match any solution at need thanks to its customization capability. Combining different materials like wood, tile and other mixed media of varying heights offers a pleasing display. The timeless and elegant design of this brand features many colors which can be adapted by restaurants or hotels to fit their themes, decor or menu styles.

“Abert's high-design buffetware is a collection of contemporary styles entirely manufactured in Italy. Unexpected combinations of natural materials allow elevation and versatility of our buffet system that perfectly integrates with the Arc Cardinal collections,” said Fabrizio Leonardi, Sales-Operations North America for Abert. “The partnership with one of the major players in the hospitality industry puts Abert in a prime position in the North American market.” Arc Cardinal is proud to offer four unique collections to the market:


Domino Collection

Domino features ranges of steel podiums, stackable frames and porcelain tiles. The steel podiums are designed from powder coated steel in three different color options that are rust and scratch resistant. Featuring multiple sizes to mix and match at various heights and are fitted with the porcelain tiles available in a variety of styles. Domino stackable frames constructed from durable ash wood are available in black and white. Stack the frames for varying heights and pair with the stoneware tiles or the ice pack holders. Porcelain tiles offer a customized solution to the buffet with a modern and trendy style

Cosmo Collection

Cosmo features cereal, juice, jam and coffee dispensers and display woods. Unique by their design and functional thanks to the dosing system, these dispensers will complete the buffet set up. Along with display wood platters that bring design to the buffet and allow for a nice presentation of the food.

On Stage Collection

Comprised of buffet stands and a chafing dish, this collection is perfect to out stand the cuisine of all types of buffets.

Mix & Play Collection

Elevate your display and maximize display space with Mix & Play. Wood displays bring warmth to the buffet.

“We are excited to announce our partnership with Abert Buffetware to our North American distribution network,” said Alexandre Bollengier, President of Arc Cardinal. “Abert can be found across all buffet categories from breakfast, to conventions, meetings, large and small events, and more. Partnering with an innovative and design driven company like Abert made sense for us as we continue to grow our portfolio. The superior quality of the products, made in Italy, are in line with our company values and commitment to the market.”

To learn more about Arc Cardinal and the Abert brand, please reach out to your local Arc Cardinal tabletop consultant or visit and follow on social media @arccardinal.

About Arc Cardinal:

As a key component of the Arc global portfolio, Arc Cardinal is part of the largest tableware company in the world. With production facilities in France, the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates, Arc provides tableware on a truly global scale. Their mission is to set new standards of excellence through innovative product design, technological advancement, global teamwork, extraordinary customer service and by promoting sustainability. They have a passion for and understanding of food and beverage service. For decades, they have set the world’s tables with some of the most durable, most stylish, most valued tableware around. Each product is designed to support the needs of today’s chefs, mixologists and sommeliers. This visionary approach to tableware is the founding principle of the culture and brands – Chef & Sommelier, Arcoroc, Dudson, Sola, Richardson Sheffield, Thermos, Alfi, Chasseur and Abert Buffetware.

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