TABLE SETTING TERMS TABLE SETTING TERMS – Wilmax Porcelain

TABLE SETTING TERMS

 

COVER

Space allotted the diner on which tableware is placed.

CUTLERY

Eating utensils with a cutting edge, such as steak knives.

DINNERWARE

A collective term for plates, bowls, cups, and saucers.

FLATWARE

Utensils manufactured from flattened sheets of metal cut and stamped into form; ware that lays flat on the table, such as a knife, fork, and spoon.

GLASSWARE

Non-stemmed drinking vessels, such as tumblers and bar glasses; also glass plates, cups, and bowls.

HOLLOWARE

Serveware with height and depth that is hollow in the center; for example, a water pitcher or a coffeepot.

PLACE SETTING

Space, or "setting," on the table where the dinnerware, stemware, and flatware are placed.

SERVEWARE

Utility ware used to serve a meal; for example, platters, trays, and bowls.

SUITE

Tableware that matches, such as dinnerware, flatware, and stemware ornamented with the same motif.

TABLE SERVICE

A term that encompasses dinnerware, flatware, glassware, and linens.

TABLEWARE

An inclusive word for dinnerware, flatware, and glassware; the ware from which food and drink are taken.

TUMBLER

A non-stemmed glass with a flat or semi-round base, such as a bar glass.

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