It all started at the end of the 18th century when nobleman giuseppe sambonet, an able Goldsmith and silversmith who lived in vercelli, was entrusted with the restoration of Precious sacred objects held at the local cathedral.
In 1856 his son giuseppe, a skilled graduate in fine arts, obtained the master goldsmith Licence. On may 15th of that year, upon founding the company he named after himself, Giuseppe registered the “gs” seal at the turin mint that was to symbolize the mark of Excellence in the tabletop market for years to come.
As the year 1900 began, he was appointed the official supplier for many noble families Such as the duchess of genoa and the count of turin.
In 1932, he started the first industrial plant of its kind in italy, extending its production Range from sterling silverware to galvanic silverware.
In 1938, sambonet becomes the first company in Europe to manufacture stainless steel Flatware and introduces its unique silver plating technique on stainless steel, thus earning Its fame as a top tableware manufacturer.
Thanks to sambonet’s exclusive technology, in 1947 the company begins the production Of stainless steel knives and blades.
1956 is the year of Sambonet’s rise to world renown, when a bid for the Cairo Hilton Hotel is won out of 53 competitors thanks to a magnificent Holloware collection.
It is at this point, that the Sambonet name becomes famous as a supplier to many world Class hotels and restaurants.
In the 60’s great designers such as Roberto Sambonet and Anna Castelli Ferrieri create Tremendously innovative collections that further enhance Sambonet’s reputation for Excellence in the market. Even still today, masterpieces like the “pesciera”, “center line” And the “linea 50” elite trays can still be admired at the Moma in New York.
In 1997, Sambonet becomes part of the Paderno group, a world leader in the field of Professional cookware and kitchen utensils.
In the year 2000, the Paderno group acquires bÉard, a world renowned Swiss company Based in Montreux with an outstanding reputation as a De Luxe Hotellerie supplier.