Flatware Piece Types

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  • Escargot Fork
    Our Piece Code: ESF
    Escargot forks are small, two-pronged forks used for the eating of escargot. Generally, this piece is used with the 5-piece place setting.

  • Filet Knife
    Our Piece Code: FILK
    Filet knives are used in the de-boning of fish. The very thin blade is meant for the removing of the bone without destroying the aesthetic of the fish itself.

  • Fish Fork
    Our Piece Code: FF
    (7-8” in length)
    Fish forks resemble salad forks and are used for the eating of fish. Generally, this piece is used with the 5-piece place setting and/or the fish knife.

  • Fish Knife
    Our Piece Code: FKI
    (8-9” in length)
    Fish knives are used in addition to the fish fork. Often, the fish knife and fish fork are used in addition to the typical 5-piece place setting.

  • Fish Server
    Our Piece Code: FISSO
    (10-11” in length)
    Fish servers have a bowl that is shaped like a pie server. This piece is used to scoop and serve large pieces of fish.

  • Fish Serving Fork
    Our Piece Code: FFS
    (8-9” in length)
    Fish serving forks are used for the lifting, holding, and serving of fish.

  • Food Pusher
    Our Piece Code: FOPU
    Food pushers are used to push food off of a plate or platter. This piece looks a lot like a crumb knife and can be used in the same capacity.

  • Fruit Knife
    Our Piece Code: FRKS
    (6-7” in length)
    Fruit knives are used in addition to the fruit spoon. This knife can be used for cutting oranges, grapefruits and other citrus fruits.

  • Fruit Spoon
    Our Piece Code: FRS
    (5-6” in length)
    Fruit spoons are generally the size of a regular teaspoon. The bowl of each piece is slightly pointed and some fruit spoons have bowls made with serrated edges. The fruit spoon is great for cutting into and eating grapefruits, oranges, and halved melons.

  • Ice Cream Fork
    Our Piece Code: ICF
    (5-6” in length)
    Ice cream forks are often called a “sporks.” The bowl of the piece is like that of a teaspoon with small tines at the tip.