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Informal Table Setting


1. Forks are placed on the left of the dinner plate, knives and spoons go on the right. REMEMBER: Fork and Left  = 4 Letters ; Knife, Spoon and Right = 5 Letters.

2. Silverware is placed in the order it will be used. For example, the salad fork (small fork) is on the left and the dinner fork (big fork) is directly to its right. The knife is to the left of the spoon.

3. The knife blade always faces the plate.

4. Rental utensils should be lined up evenly with the bottom of the plate.

5. The napkin goes to the left of the fork, or on the plate.

Formal Table Setting

1. Follow the informal table setting rules but also consists of salad, bread, soup, additional beverages, and dessert and coffee following the main course.

2. Dessert silverware can be placed at the table setting or brought out later just before dessert arrives. The dessert fork and spoon should be centered above and parallel to the dinner plate.

3. Water glasses should be placed above the dinner knife, with other drinking glasses arranged neatly nearby the water glass and to the right.

How to fold a napkin in 3 different styles

The napkin is placed on the plate for lunch (possibly folded). It is placed unfolded to the left of the plate for dinner. But it is never folded into a casserole dish in a glass! The napkin ring is only present during family Sunday meals in the countryside.


Use the corner of the towel with one or two hands. Be aware that you do not rub it vigorously but that you pat it carelessly. The trick is to do it with delicacy. Listening to your femininity is enough to maintain a certain class even in unpleasant situations.

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At the start of the meal, the towel should be on the left. At the end of the meal, put the towel down on the right without folding it.


If you thought that after having made a good meal, it was necessary to correctly fold your napkin on the table before going out, in reality, it is quite the opposite! It must be placed in a rather neglected manner on the table, to show that the meal was delicious and that we leave the table completely satiated. So even if we know how to make origami with towels, we hold back! Convenience has its reasons that sometimes reason ignores ...


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