Set up the buffet table in a place that will allow guests to work their way through the food on all sides of the table. Don't set up your buffet table against a wall, forcing all of your guests to use one side of the table, which can cause the line to back up.
The longer it takes for each guest to fill his plate, the longer people have to wait in line. A poor arrangement stops guests at the buffet table to get several dishes from one spot or causes them to backtrack to the beginning of the table. Avoid a traffic jams in the line at your buffet, and set up the table for a successful casual dinner.
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How to set up a buffet table: Keep these 5 things in mind when it comes to setting up a buffet. 1. Ease of use - What was difficult for you the last time you went through a buffet line? Leave a little space so that your guests can set down their plate if necessary. It's very likely that people navigating the buffet line will have a drink in their hand, or they will need to spread a
BUFFET TABLE TOP SETUP-PROCEDURE Banquet Manager and supervisor Check the table all in good station * The table legs straight Check the table cloth no stain, no pleat, no breaken Check the table top correct and complete * Every space should be equally Check the station mise-en-place Check the table ware mise-en-place * Glass and steelness must be clean, no broken First set up napkin in the center fold line of the fold line The left is salad fork and dinner fork The right is dinner knife and
Place taller items in the back (assuming that your table is set up against a wall.) 2. Have a clear beginning. Guests should know where the buffet table starts and ends - keep all plates on one end of the table. This will prevent a traffic jam. If you have a big group, pull the table away from the wall so that people can go along either side