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As passionate experts for organizing events and parties, we take care of every detail. Here we are giving you some tips on how to set the table for your next (big or small) event!

Setting the table for your event

You are planning a special event or your dream wedding, and the time has come to pick the china, flatware, and glassware to be used, and you have no idea what to do or how to arrange everything on the table with all those plates, knives, forks and glasses of different shapes and sizes… Does this sound familiar?

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There’s no need to worry anymore because at Colorado Party Rentals, we have many options for china flatware, and glassware rentals to meet the needs of your event. But here comes the best part!  We also have dedicated and expert event specialists that will assist you in picking the right utensils according to your event type. They can even arrange a place setting mock-up at our showroom for you to visualize how the tables will look with the linens and centerpieces included.

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How to set a table

The type of tableware you should pick will depend on the menu that is offered, meaning that choosing a menu is a task you’ll need to work on first.

For an informal meal, fewer utensils are normally used, and the serving dishes are placed on the table. One knife and a double set of spoons and forks will usually be sufficient, along with two glasses (water and wine). In more formal events, eating utensils are arranged in the order and according to how the person will be using them – for example, a soup spoon and a salad fork, then the dinner fork and the dinner knife. The blades of the knives should always be turned toward the plate. Glasses are placed an inch or so above the knives, also in the order that they will be used: white wine, red wine, dessert wine, and water glass.

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                      Colorado Party Rentals Offers Assistance For Every Party

If you are still confused or unsure about the table setting, don’t worry! Our party experts are here to assist and arrange for you! We are passionate about what we do, and we love to help you throw the best dinner, special event, or wedding. Big or small, corporate or intimate, indoors or outdoors – our meticulous and dedicated staff will offer you only the best service and options for you to have the best looking table setting ever! No task or request is too small. Book us today so we can start creating your special event right away!


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