The 10 Best Marble Countertops & Quartz Worktop Materials to Use in BakeriesTue, Nov, 2016
One of the most hectic workplaces of them all in the world is a bakery. Besides having a lot of different types of baked goods, each of these naturally require a lot of time and work in order to achieve the perfect final product. When working in a bakery, you need to ensure that you give it the utmost concentration and thanks to all the heavy lifting and constant work, your worktops and table tops need to be durable enough to withstand it too.
This is why some of the best materials that are used in making the worktops in bakeries are natural marble and/or quartz. They are durable, consistent and easy to clean so you do not have to worry about issues such as chipping away or having to constantly replace your baking facilities. Another advantage to this is that it adds a unique and sophisticated look to any commercial establishment, including bakeries and restaurants.
Here are few of the most popular marble and quartz stones to use in bakeries:
Bianco Cararra Marble
It’s simple, it’s elegant and it looks amazing in any bakery. Bringing an old world charm to the entire set up, this off white tile with grey veins is the perfect fit if you are planning to give your bakery a vintage look. Used in restaurant chains such as Carluccio, Bianco Carrara marble remains one of the most popular marble over centuries sue to its combination of versatility and affordable reach when it comes to prices.
Grigio Carnico marble
If you are looking to transform your bakery into a sophisticated outlet, this is the right marble for you. Rich in colour and quarried in Italy, you can easily add some classic glamour to the space with the right accessories. It is also very durable, making it easy to use and clean.
Compac Carrara quartz
If you are looking for a good option to marble and a versatile enough material to match your décor but don’t have much time for maintaining your bakery’s surfaces this is the right one for you. It can be combined to make new colours and designs and won’t ever require sealing. Its maintenance is practically zero as it can be cleaned on a daily basis with only soapy water and a kitchen cloth. It also comes with an available manufacturer’s warranty of over 30 years upon registration which brings peace of mind in knowing it will last for decades to come.
Pietra Grey marble
Similar to Grigio Carnico marble, Pietra Grey marble is great for adding some classic charm to your bakery. When mixed up with pastel colours, this marble can really bring the décor together! The light grey with its inherent thick white veins are very popular in bakeries and restaurants alike.
Silestone Lagoon quartz
It’s simple, it’s clean and it has smaller grey veins than some of the other materials in this list but it is one of the more popular quartz stones in the UK due to its sheer resistance to stains, acids and scratches which make it an ideal choice for a bakery countertop application. It also comes with an available manufacturers’ warranty of up to 25 years upon product registration. If you are looking to give your bakery that authentic feel, this is a great option to go with.
This is another amazing option for a worktop because it is scratch, heat and stain resistant so you do not have to worry about your worktop breaking or staining during the baking process. Further to this, Neolith Surfaces are suitable for indoor and outdoor applications which make this an ideal material for commercial establishments and branding that require surfaces that can be presented in both internal and external areas of any premise.
Besides the above popular marbles and stones, there are many more that are suitable for your bakery work and table tops such as Caesarstone 6131 Bianco Drift quartz, , Compac Gray Zement Glace quartz, Silestone Bianco River quartz and Silestone Blanco Zeus Extreme quartz.
Choose the right marble/stone depending on the amount of work it will have to withstand and the design theme of the bakery and/or commercial establishment!