COMMON PLACE SETTINGS
The modern table setting is attributed to Charles I of England who in 1633
a statement that heralded the beginning of civilized table manners.
Dining Etiquette & Table Manners
WHERE DO YOU BEGIN?
Start from the outside and work
your way in
. When faced with a full
setting of silverware, feel confident
by starting with the outermost
utensils and work your way in
fork is traditionally the outer
most utensil on the left side.
This is because you start from the
outside and work your way in and
salad is typically one of the first
courses. Sometimes the salad fork is
the innermost utensil (as seen in the
last diagram) because in some
European traditions, salad is one of