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4 Essential Items of Personal Protective Equipment for Your Kitchen

Having the right decorative items, serving equipment, cutlery and dishware are all important when it comes to properly outfitting your hospitality business whether it’s a hotel or restaurant. But an equally important part of your catering equipment collection is personal protective equipment for your kitchen staff. Kitchens can be particularly hazardous places, especially in the […]

Choosing the Right Dinnerware for Your Restaurant

Choosing the right dinnerware for a successful restaurant or hotel is not the same as setting out dishes at home. Here are some important points to take into account when you purchase these critical items for your hospitality business. Create Ambiance Every good hospitality business begins with a vision. This vision must be consistent throughout […]

Why A Beautiful Kitchen Counts In Your Restaurant

The look of a kitchen is quite important no matter what kind of establishment you’re running. The design of good kitchen equipment puts function before aesthetics, but the very best combine form and function into an attractive package. The question comes down to: Who are you trying to impress? The short answer is: Everyone. When […]

Why Your Restaurant Staff Loves New Equipment

Why is it that your staff gets so excited at new equipment? It’s not like they get to take it home with them, it belongs to the restaurant. But when they walk in to see a new set of knives or any new equipment, it puts a spring in their step for the day. Here’s […]


When it comes to the entertainment and hotel business, having a wide selection can mean the difference between an experience that your guest remembers and one that falls flat. For those that are looking for Cyprus catering equipment and Cyprus hotel equipment, Trapalides has the variety that you need to make every experience one that […]

The Trapalides Difference

For over 72 years, Lakis Trapalides & Son has been serving Cyprus, Europe, and the world with an array of fine and creative equipment services for major hotels, restaurants, tourist apartments, cafes and much more. Founded in Limassol, Cyprus in 1945, Trapalides began in a small shop in the center of town. There, they refined […]

Our Suppliers

Top quality hospitality equipment to many of the biggest and most luxurious hotels and restaurants in the world. But we couldn’t do what we do without the many fine suppliers we rely on for the fine supplies we deliver. Albert Catalog Retail This reputable company hand manufactures fine brass cutlery. Founded in 1929, the Albert […]

Is It Necessary to Update Your Kitchen Items Every Season?

When it comes to the catering and hotel business buying new items for your kitchen and dining room can become pricy and overwhelming. For some, knowing if you should change out kitchen equipment and dining room finishes every season to reflect changes in designs can be a difficult task to manage. With the right items […]

Why Equipment Quality Matters

For hotels and resort management keeping operating costs under tight control can make a big difference in a successful season or a dismal year. With labor costs and facility maintenance two of the big expenses to worry about, it’s common to look for ways to save elsewhere. And in hotel equipment it can be easy […]

Housekeeping’s Number One Tool for Performance

The housekeeping trolley may seem like background noise at first glance, especially to hotel or resort management where it comes across as everyday equipment. However, this rolling container is the workspace for housekeeping staff, and like any work equipment the quality of the tool used can often make a big difference in the performance outcome. […]