This 8.5" Buckingham Plate is multi-purpose, it is ideal for the use of hotels, restaurants, bars that are looking for a luxurious style for their food display. Alternately they can be used at home when you are doing a buffet for family or friends. They can be used to display hot or cold food. This is a simple yet good design when displaying food for a large amount of people. As well as this, this can be used to serve a meal or a side dish to customers. It is good quality and is good value for money as it is long lasting.