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When serving a formal meal, the first item served is the

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When serving a formal meal, the first item served is the

     A. soup.
     B. first wine.

     C. bread and butter.

     D. appetizer.

Which of the following statements describes French service?

     A. Music is provided during the first course.
     B. Guests help themselves from a buffet table.

     C. The appropriate silver is placed before each course.

     D. The host serves the guests from the head of the table.

John is a caterer who encourages his staff to make suggestions on work procedures and frequently incorporates their thoughts into his management program. What kind of management style does John exhibit?

     A. Autocratic
     B. Hierarchic

     C. Bureaucratic

     D. Democratic

    Which of the following behaviors is considered acceptable table manners?

     A. Take a drink of water to wash down each bite of food.
     B. Pick up a large soup bowl to drink the last drops.

     C. Rest your hands on the table with your wrists against the table's edge.

     D. Salt your food before tasting it, especially vegetables
What should you do if you find a bone or foreign matter in your food after you've already put it in your mouth?

     A. Immedietely call over the host or hostess and complain.
     B. Sneak the food back onto your spoon or fork and hide it in the garnish.

     C. Spit the food out on your plate.

     D. Cover your open mouth with a napkin and remove it discretely
The accepted way to eat caviar is to

     A. place a small spoonful of caviar on your plate.
     B. mix it with an equal part of mayonnaise and spread it on bread.

     C. place a small spoonful directly onto a toast wedge.

     D. spread it evenly over pasta or potatoes.

On arriving at the elegant Chez Moulin for a catered dinner, the guests discover that a large plate, called a _______, will remain at their place setting to receive the soup, salad, and entrée plates.

     A. charger
     B. receiver

     C. service plate

     D. placer

Which of the following should be eaten with a spoon?

     A. Mangoes
     B. Soft-boiled egg

     C. Caviar

     D. Cornish hen

Which of the following statements about table service settings is correct?

     A. Bread and butter plates go to the right of the dinner plate.
     B. The salad fork is placed inside the dinner fork.

     C. Water glasses go above the dinner plate.

     D. Silverware is positioned according to size, with the largest utensil closest to the plate.

In American table service, which server is doing the job correctly?

     A. Sapana is serving food from the guest's left.
     B. Michael is clearing dishes from the right side, with his left hand.

     C. Brian is clearing dishes from the guest's left.

     D. Kareem is serving wine from the guest's left
What is a silence pad?

     A. A handkerchief used to quiet down noisy guests
     B. A felt cushion underneath a hot plate

     C. A buffer to line the windows for reducing traffic noise

     D. A felt layer underneath the tablecloth

Which of the following is often served as a palate cleanser between courses?

     A. Sherbet
     B. Ice cream

     C. Fresh fruit

     D. Bread

Following the traditional order of service at a formal banquet setting, the caterer would serve the entrée after serving the

     A. salad.
     B. soup.

     C. appetizer.

     D. second wine.

Which of the following egg dishes is best eaten with a spoon?

     A. Omelet
     B. Soft-boiled egg

     C. Poached egg

     D. Eggs Benedict

Which kind of food service is the most expensive and requires the largest staff of skilled servers?

     A. American
     B. English

     C. Russian

     D. French

How does a fish fork differ from a regular meat fork?

     A. Its left tine is thicker than the others.
     B. It has fewer tines than a meat fork.

     C. It has sharper tines than a meat fork.

     D. It's shorter than a meat fork.

The most appropriate way to hold a small wineglass is with

     A. both hands on the bowl.
     B. one hand partially on the bowl and your fingers on the stem.

     C. your fingers on the stem.

     D. one hand around the bowl.

You're likely to encounter formal service in all of the following settings except which one?

     A. A dinner party
     B. A wedding

     C. A gourmet restaurant

     D. A church outing

When it comes to seating arrangements, _______ is most often the primary consideration.

     A. age
     B. gender

     C. the guest of honor

     D. social rank

It's sometimes permissible to eat _______ with your fingers.

     A. hot dogs
     B. asparagus

     C. fried clams

     D. soft-boiled eggs
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