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The art of the table : a complete guide to table setting, table manners, and tableware

Author: Suzanne Von Drachenfels
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Von Drachenfels shows how to select, lay, and use tableware to enhance any dining experience, and how to properly store and care for it ... She provides guidance on mixing and matching tableware patterns; the basics of coffee, tea, and wine; menu planning; napkin folding; and the proper service techniques for all types of entertainment ... She delves deep into the history of tableware and customs, making today's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Von Drachenfels
ISBN: 141657252X 9781416572527
OCLC Number: 427865156
Notes: "This Simon & Schuster hardcover edition March 2008"--Title page verso.
Description: 592 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Dining fundamentals --
Dinnerware --
Flatware --
Stemware --
Table linens --
Serving techniques --
Dining finesse --
Menu plan --
Table manners.
Responsibility: Suzanne von Drachenfels ; drawings by Kelly Luscombe.

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"Von Drachenfels shows how to select, lay, and use tableware to enhance any dining experience, and how to properly store and care for it ... She provides guidance on mixing and matching tableware patterns; the basics of coffee, tea, and wine; menu planning; napkin folding; and the proper service techniques for all types of entertainment ... She delves deep into the history of tableware and customs, making today's practices understandable"--Page 4 of cover.

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