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Set a formal dinner table by dressing the table and adding guest place settings with everything needed before the entree. Use geometric precision, centering any decorations and placing individual settings equidistant fro... More »

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Emily Post's website offers place setting rules for the dinner table. The Table Settings Guide page has links to instructions and illustrations for basic, formal and informal place settings. More »

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A formal table setting consists of several different utensils and dishes at each place setting. These are arranged so that a person uses them in order from the outside in as each course arrives. More »

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To properly set a table, make sure to position dinner plates in the center of the place settings and arrange the flatware around the plate. Further, napkins should be placed under the forks or on the plate. More »

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The term "cover" is an individual's place setting at the table, usually for a formal dinner. Cover is just another word for a place setting and includes dinnerware and utensils. More »

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To set a dinner table, provide a plate topped with a napkin at each place setting. Place forks on the left of the plate, and knives on the right. Put glasses above and to the right of the plate, and bread and butter plat... More »

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Emily Post's website offers place setting rules for the dinner table. The Table Settings Guide page has links to instructions and illustrations for basic, formal and informal place settings. More »

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