Flatware Piece Types
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Our Piece Code: CHEPLS
Cheese planes are drawn against a block of cheese. The result is a single slice of cheese that can be lifted and served using the cheese plane.
Our Piece Code: CHESC
(5-8” in length)Cheese scoops are used for scooping small cubes of cheese. Cheese scoops resemble a sugar spoon with a longer handle.
Our Piece Code: CHESV
(6-8” in length)Cheese servers resemble a cake or pie server. This piece can be used to cut and serve slices of cheese.
Chipped Beef Fork
Our Piece Code: CBF
(7-8” in length)Chipped beef forks are used to serve chipped beef, a smoke-dried beef that has been sliced very thinly. The chipped beef fork has tines that point outward for the piercing and holding of the slice of meat.
Our Piece Code: CF
(5-6” in length)Cocktail forks are individual forks used with the five-piece place setting. Their primary purpose is for eating appetizers and shrimp dishes. Generally, this piece has three short tines.
Our Piece Code: CRS
(8-10” in length)Cracker spoons are used for the scooping and serving of crackers. The oversized bowl resembles an ice scoop.
Our Piece Code: CRAS
(8-9” in length)Cranberry servers are like large casserole spoons that are used for the scooping and serving of whole berries, like cranberries or strawberries.
Our Piece Code: CK
Crumb knives are generally used by the person actually serving and clearing the table. The straight edge is scraped across the table and is meant for the moving of crumbs.
Our Piece Code: EGSI
(6-8” in length)Egg servers resemble tomato servers and are used for the lifting and serving of eggs that have been fried.
Our Piece Code: ENT
Entrée servers, much like casserole spoons, can be used for meats, vegetables, or casseroles that are served as entrees.