History of Andrea by Sadek and Company Information
Andrea by Sadek, (pronounced AN-dree-uh by Say-dek), also known as Charles Sadek Import Company or J. Willfred is headquartered in New Rochelle, New York. The company was founded in 1936 by Charles and Norman Sadek and is still owned and operated by the Sadek family. Currently, Charles' son, Jim, his wife, Sandra manage the day-to-day operations with a faithful staff of customer service reps, shippers, designers and product developers. The namesake of the company, Andrea, is Jim's sister and Charles Sadek's daughter; she is heavily involved in the design of Sadek's products.
Andrea by Sadek works with factories around the world to create over 3,000 unique designs for the table, kitchen and home. Each product is high-quality and is sold at exceptional pricing. Sadek is a leader in the gift and tableware industry, often rolling out hundreds of new products each year.
Sadek's beautifully hand-crafted bisque porcelain flower figurines and bird figurines, a huge collection of figural salt and pepper shakers, tea sets and tea accessories, museum collection, lamps, dinnerware and much more are ideal for collectors and designers alike.
In 2004, Andrea by Sadek created their Historic Museums Collection - a conglomerate of famous porcelain dinnerware patterns and decorative accessories from the Winterthur Museum, the Biltmore Estate, Mount Vernon, Colonial Williamsburg, Newport Mansion and the Smithsonian Institute. The pieces gathered were reproduced from Sadek's factories and sold under the name of the museum or historic home where it was found. Parts of this collection are still available today for purchase.
Andrea by Sadek has showrooms in Atlanta, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York and at their corporate headquarters and warehouse in New Rochelle, NY.