Formal Table setting refers to the way to set a table with tableware. Informal settings generally have fewer utensils and dishes but use a layout based on more formal settings.
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Formal Table Setting Vocabulary
List of Formal Table Setting
– We use a dessert fork to eat food.
– I need a tea spoon to stir my tea.
White wine glass
Her white wine glass was still quite full.
Red wine glass
– He drank from a red wine glass.
– I cut myself on a piece of broken water goblet.
Bread and butter knife
– Could you bring us another bread and butter knife, please?
– I’d like a coffee cup, please.
– I replaced the cup carefully in the saucer.
Bread and butter plate
– The bread and butter plate is part of a set.
– He dabbed at his lips with the napkin.
– I prefer to use a salad fork.
– I stabbed at my meat with my dinner fork.
– The pizza is about the size of a dinner plate.
– He used a dinner knife instead of chopsticks.
– I think I need a salad knife.