Glamorous Touches Make New Yearas Events Stand Out

Spiegelau Perfect Serve Coupe - Libbey Foodservice Artistry Collection

New Year’s Eve is the biggest night of the year for nightclubs and bars, providing an opportunity to end the year on a profitable note. With so much at stake, venues are pulling out all the stops to outdo the competition and create an experience that will draw big crowds. Guests have growing expectations of what qualifies as a special occasion worthy of sharing on social media and discussing throughout the year, so nothing is too over the top when it comes to entertainment, decoration and décor.

Whether it’s a large nightclub in a travel destination or a smaller bar looking to draw the local crowd out for the night, creative party concepts or new twists on a venue’s New Year’s traditions will distinguish the event. Paying attention to both the overall concept and the finishing details also will help justify premium New Year’s Eve prices on food and drinks.

Along with festive decorations and crowd-pleasing entertainment, one way to elevate a New Year’s Eve party or New Year’s Day brunch is with the right tabletop and bartop presentation, including serving your best drink creations in the right glassware. Champagne toasts, premium cocktails and mocktails for the health conscious call for glassware that accentuates flavors and aromas and creates a stunning presentation.

The Perfect Serve coupe from Spiegelau, distributed in the U.S. by Libbey®, is a glamorous, sophisticated way to present shaken or stirred cocktails served “up” as well as champagne for toasting. At New Year’s 2017 parties, that could include pisco sours, manhattans, margaritas, daiquiris, sidecars and aviations. For brunch, it could include champagne cocktails, mimosas, Bellini’s or French 75s.

Perfect Serve is the continuation of Spiegelau’s centuries-long leadership in European glassmaking. The collection was designed by internationally award-winning mixologist Stephan Hinz to cater to the needs and demands of a modern bar, with each glass expertly sized to accommodate every cocktail and beverage. Perfect Serve unites functionality with timeless elegance. The Perfect Serve coupe shows off a drink’s colorful ingredients and garnishes, and the shape concentrates flavors while opening them up. Special cut decoration creates a unique light refraction, perfectly showcasing the drink. Platinum Glass technology increases durability, reducing operator replacement glassware cost. Perfect Serve glassware has been independently verified to resist scratching, markings, loss of brilliance or change in color after 1,500 dishwasher cycles.

The Perfect Serve coupe holds 8 ounces. Perfect Serve also comes in a 9¼ ounce old fashioned, 12½ ounce DOF, 8 ounce and 11¾ ounce longdrink and 21 ½ ounce stirring glass.

The Perfect Serve collection from Spiegelau and Libbey accentuates the art of beverage presentations. Perfect Serve is part of Libbey’s Artistry Collection™ featuring SCHÖNWALD dinnerware, Spiegelau and Nachtmann glassware, and Reed & Barton flatware.

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