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Upcycled Plate Menus

This Clever DIY Project Turns an Ordinary Dish into a Hip Restaurant Menu

— July 12, 2013 — Art & Design
With new and hip restaurants popping up all the time in neighborhoods and city centres, businesses have to come up with new and unique ways to stand out, which is why these upcycled plate menus are a fantastic way for restauranteurs to add some flair and creativity to their interiors.

While most food menus are written on large fold-out boards in the front and on plastic sheets of paper inside, this DIY activity allows owners to get a little creative with their interior decor by turning an average plate into a chic, chalkboard menu. A great way to make use out of old or outdated dishes, these upcycled plate menus will definitely add some memorable touches to the restaurant experience.

Featured on the blog ‘The Flair Exchange,’ this DIY activity only requires a few simple materials to turn an ordinary item into an exciting piece of decor.
Trend Themes
1. Upcycled Plate Menus - Restauranteurs can embrace sustainability and creativity by using upcycled plates as unique and memorable menus.
Industry Implications
1. Restaurant Industry - Restaurants can utilize upcycled plate menus to differentiate themselves and enhance the overall dining experience.
2. DIY Industry - The DIY industry can capitalize on the trend of upcycled plate menus by providing materials and tutorials for creating unique restaurant decor.
3. Sustainability Industry - The sustainability industry can promote the use of upcycled materials, such as plates, in the food service sector to reduce waste and promote eco-friendly practices.
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