Different Ways Of Setting A Party Table

Different Ways Of Setting A Party Table


To create a great impression you need to set your party table the right way. Here are some of the ways in which you can set the table:


This is when you have a corporate event. You should position the plate at the center of the table setting and then place the butter plate on the left, above the forks. You should lay the dinner fork on the left of the plate and place other forks on the left of the dinner fork.

When organizing your cutlery, you should organize in the way in which it will be used. This is in order to work from the outside in.


Buffet setting isn’t stringent. You should place the stack of plates and then the side dishes, salad, main dishes, condiments and bread. You should place the utensils at the end of the table, wrap a fork, knife, spoon in a napkin and secure them with a napkin ring. You should set glasses, dessert items, cups on another table in order to avoid congestion.


You should position two forks, a dinner fork and smaller salad on the left of the plate. You should then fold napkins and place them beneath the forks.

Important tips

While it’s good to have table clothes, many guests spend of the time worrying about soiling the party linens. You should avoid the stress by avoiding the standard tables. If you are having a casual event, you should cover the tabletops with newspapers.

There are many party accessories that you can use to add color to the table setting; however, experts recommend that you shouldn’t rely solely on the accessories. In addition to the accessories, you should also use party plates, cups and flatware. As rule of thumb you should ensure that the items have a bright hue.

Floral accents are great to have. The unfortunate thing is that large displays tend to be very expensive. If you want to create cheaper accents you should consider creating tiny bouquets and placing them at each setting.


This is what you need to know about party table setting. To have an easy time, you should hire a professional party rental company to help you with work. The rental company will also provide you with the rental items that you need to make your party a success.

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