COVALEY in Elmira, NY
New York maker of COVALEY Small Single Coil Serving Utensil, COVALEY Small Double Coil Serving Utensil, COVALEY Large Single Coil Serving Utensil, COVALEY Large Double Coil Serving Utensil. Founder: Sally Humphrey.
The elegance, aesthetic appeal, and supreme craftsmanship of COVALEY serving utensils are only matched by their practicality, convenience, and versatility. COVALEY serving utensils are engineered from culinary-grade stainless steel and are durable, dishwasher safe, and designed to accommodate a wide range of dishware sizes. Bring more to the table – with the magic of COVALEY.
Not surprisingly, the history of COVALEY serving utensils can be traced to the world epicenter of cuisine and fine dining – France.
Years ago, the COVALEY family hosted two French exchange students: Loic and Jean Baptiste. They spoke of their grandfather, Phillippe De La Feronniere, a gentleman farmer from Paris who often visited Normandy to meet with the workers on his family’s farms.
Phillippe was a lover of local products such as apples and calvados brandy, but especially Camembert cheese, and always brought back the products the farmers offered him to his family.
Returning to Paris from one of the farms, the trunk of his old Peugeot 404 loaded with Camembert, Phillippe had an epiphany: to create a tray for easily and tastefully transporting cheese. His idea involved a handle that could be adapted to fit any size plate so his family could share the cheese in an elegant way.
His father Ernest, a renowned aeronautical engineer, helped him create a versatile, efficient design using a flexible curved part which allowed it to adapt to different size plates. Phillippe used this simple yet ingenious system to serve and share various foods and delicacies for his entire life.
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