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Does the glass go on the left or right?

Does the glass go on the left or right?

Water and white and red wineglasses go in the upper right corner or the place setting. The water glass should be closest to the guest (since hopefully they drink more water than wine), and the red wineglass goes just behind the white wineglass.

What side should your drink be on?

First, the plate should be approximately one inch from the edge of the table. The forks go on the left, and the knives go on the right, with the sharp side of the knife pointed towards the plate. Water or wine glasses go just above the knife. For a more formal setting, the bread plate goes to the left of the fork.

Why do you put the fork on the left side?

Because the fork was an assisting utensil to the knife, and the knife was already firmly gripped in the right hand, people were forced to navigate the fork with their left hand. It is for this reason that the fork was then laid upon on the left side of the plate.

Do you know which pieces of silverware to use first?

The first and basic rule to get you started is: Utensils are placed in the order of use; from the outside in. A second rule, with only a few exceptions, is: Forks go to the left of the plate, and knives and spoons go to the right.

Which hand do you hold a spoon?

right hand
Spoons are held in your right hand and are used to eat foods like ice-cream, soups, broths, etc. While eating with a spoon, you should not make slurping noises while sipping and always ensure that you sip from the side of the spoon rather than the tip of it.

Where does a coffee cup go on a table?

A coffee cup goes to the right of glass drinkware. When arranging place settings on a table, it may seem fairly simple when only one beverage is planned for the meal. With two beverages, such as coffee and water, it may be a bit confusing, since both a cup and a glass are required.

Where do you place a cup and saucer on a table?

Place a cup and saucer to the right of the place setting. The coffee spoon goes to the right of the saucer. Place approximately one (1) inch beyond the outermost piece of flatware. The top edge of the saucer is aligned with the top rim of the plate or bowl.

Where is the dinner knife placed on the table?

The salad plate is placed to the left of the forks. Small plates, such as the salad plate, fish plate, and dessert plate, are laid about two (2) inches in from the edge of the table. The dinner knife is placed on the right side, and directly next to and one (1) inch away from, the plate. The blade should face the plate.

When do you put the dinner plate on the table?

Dinner Plate. The dinner plate is placed on the table when the main course is served and is not on the table when the guests sit down. Large plates, such as the dinner plate and luncheon plate, are laid about one (1) inch in from the edge of the table.

Where does the coffee cup go on a table?

The coffee cup and saucer are placed above and to the right of the knife and spoons. At home, most people serve coffee after the meal. In that case the cups and saucers are brought tot he table and placed above and to the right of the knives and spoons.

Place a cup and saucer to the right of the place setting. The coffee spoon goes to the right of the saucer. Place approximately one (1) inch beyond the outermost piece of flatware. The top edge of the saucer is aligned with the top rim of the plate or bowl.

What should be on the right side of the table?

From the right are the soup spoon, fish knife, and dinner knife. Above the charger are a dessert spoon and dessert fork. Stemware forms a triangle: The water glass sits above the dinner knife, the white-wine glass is to its right, and the red-wine glass is above them. The bread-and-butter plate and butter knife sit above the forks.

The salad plate is placed to the left of the forks. Small plates, such as the salad plate, fish plate, and dessert plate, are laid about two (2) inches in from the edge of the table. The dinner knife is placed on the right side, and directly next to and one (1) inch away from, the plate. The blade should face the plate.