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English service is used occasionally for a special dinner served in a private dining
room of a restaurant, but it is more typical of a meal served by servants in a private
The food on platters and the heated plates are brought from the kitchen and
placed before the host at the head of the table. The host or one of the servers carves
the meat, if necessary, and dishes up the entr´ee and vegetable on individual plates.
He or she hands the plates to the server standing to the left, who serves the guest
of honor and all other guests. Dessert may also be served in this manner. All sauces
and side dishes and, in some cases, vegetables are placed on the table to be passed
by the guests.
Advantages and Disadvantages of English Service
The advantage of English service is that it involves a great deal of showmanship for
a special occasion. The disadvantages are that the host may be required to do a lot
of the work by dishing up some of the food, and with only one person serving the
meal, the service can be very time-consuming