Independent Restaurant with a per-person check average of less than $30 Honorable Mention: Cedar Creek Grille, Beachwood, Ohio

Cedar Creeek Grill SaladSpecifying Team

Rick Doody, owner, Cedar Creek Grille; Devin Rench, managing partner, Cedar Creek Grille; Robert Records, chef, Cedar Creek Grille; Jerry Levine, account manager, The Wasserstrom Company

China: Diversified, Front of the House, Oneida (Custom), Vertex
Flatware: Oneida (Crest Pearl), World (Wellington)
Glassware: Libbey (Embassy), Steelite (Cabernet, Lunar)
Accessories: Adcraft, American Metalcraft, Chef’s Specialty, Clipper Mill, Emile Henry, Great Lakes, Hollowick, Libbey, Steelite, Vollrath

Photos by Robert Mullenix,

Worth Mentioning

The unconventional choices for glassware, accessories and flatware work well together and add visual intrigue to this tabletop. The logo presentation is nicely done, adding to the overall presentation.

Cedar Creek Grille dessert