Why is table setting important?

Answer It's just good manners to set the table for eg. when a guest comes over and usually we put a fork, knife, plate, glass for every meal but it's not a 'must' to set the table. It also makes the diner... Read More »

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Restaurant Table Linen & Attractive Table Setting Ideas?

Using restaurant-quality table linen and table settings can make a domestic table setting look professional and stylish. Restaurants use different types of linen and table settings, so choose a st... Read More »

Where do I put the napkin in a table setting?

On One Hand: Etiquette RulesAccording to the Emily Post Institute, a napkin is put in a napkin ring and placed to the left of the forks or on the center of the dinner plate. It is also acceptable t... Read More »

What is a cover in a table setting?

The cover in a table setting is the entire place setting for one person. Each cover usually takes up 20 to 24 inches, with the plate in the center, set one inch away from the table edge. Flatware i... Read More »

Who invented table setting?

Due to the length of time table setting has been observed, it is unknown exactly who invented it. In the Middle Ages, Anglo-Saxons covered boards with cloth to make a table before "la[ying] the boa... Read More »