Basic Table Setting
On the left of the charger place the salad.
Basic table setting. To avoid hiding a utensil under the rim of a plate or bowl lay it approximately one 1 inch away from the plate s side. In the center of the charger place a soup bowl. Use a decorative napkin or a cloth napkin instead of a paper napkin and place it under the fork. Set a charger at each seat.
On a clock face. Start with the basic table setting then you add the extras. The formal table setting is popular for weddings holiday meals or any occasion when more than three courses. F for fork o for the plate the shape k for knives and s for.
The informal or semi formal place setting is fairly basic and setting it will depend on personal style the courses you are serving and what you have to work with for utensils dishware and glassware. Lay a napkin to the left of the charger. Picture the word forks the order left to right is. Add a soup spoon to the right of the knife.
The beverage soup and or dessert spoons are to the right of the knife or can be. Name place card soup bowl plate salad fork dinner fork service plate dinner plate bread and butter plate bread and butter knife soup bowl salad knife dinner knife napkin soup spoon water glass white wine glass red wine glass. The informal table setting is probably the most widely used. A simple guide for every occasion 1.
Holding your hands in front of you touch the tips of. Begin with the setting for an informal dinner or luncheon and add to it using the following ideas. Place the bread plate to the top left of the charger between 10 and 11 p m. General table setting guidelines the lower edges of the utensils should be aligned with the bottom rim of the plate about one 1 inch up from the edge of the table.
Informal semi formal settings are wonderful for the classic dinner party. White and red wine glasses if necessary along with the water glasses are positioned to the left of the coffee cup. Put the placemat on the table. To set a casual table you ll need a place mat dinner plates soup bowls salad plates napkins dinner forks knives soup spoons water glasses and wine glasses.
A salad fork is optional but if you choose to use it it should go on the left of the plate outside the dinner fork.