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The table is always the center of attention. The table needs to be inviting, not too busy and a clear reflection of your personal style. The table top and style need to work with the mood of the occasion.


Make sure to stock up on these tableware essentials, which will accommodate for most dinner parties (12-16 pieces).



-Bread -and- butter plate, six inches or small in diameter

-Salad plate, eight inches in diameter. Suitable for salad, dessert and cheese

-Dinner plate, or the main plate, measures nine to 10 ½ inches in diameter

-Soup bowls measure six to 10-inches in diameter; ideal for soup, pasta, stew and chili 




Basic place setting:

-Dinner knife (substitute steak knife if necessary)

-All-purpose “place” spoon (smaller than a tablespoon and larger than a teaspoon)

-Standard dinner fork (seven inches long)

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