Follow these simple step-by-step instructions for a simple table setting at home.

  • The dinner plate is placed directly in the center.
  • Forks always go to the left of the plate. Use each fork from the “outside – in”.
  • Knives always go to the right, directly next to the plate. Turn the sharp edge inward.
  • The soup spoon goes to the right of the knife.
  • Glasses are placed just above the knife and slightly to the right.
  • Your napkin may be placed in any decorative manner you wish.

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