dinner service


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

dinner service

a set of matching plates, dishes, etc., suitable for serving a meal to a certain number of people
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
There will be a fixedprice lunch menu and full dinner service when it opens at the end of next month.
11:00pm - The dinner service ends, so we clean up the restaurant and do the needful to prepare it for the next day.
Greenall was given the dinner service as a token of appreciation for all his hard work and responsibility for the town''s development during the early 19th century.
Common items discovered in attics are silver dinner service sets, stamps, coins, paintings and NatWest piggy bank sets.
two-thirds of those planning to tie the knot prefer to get cold hard cash over other types of traditional wedding gifts such as toasters or dinner service sets, research has revealed.
The school dinner service lost pounds 400,000 last year with take-up numbers falling.
The trio of famous faces have just 72 hours to hone their skills in time to take the reins for a dinner service, in a knock-out contest which is designed to stretch the culinary skills to the limit.
HayesCO term, such as his snowshoe-stamped ice cream plate and a dinner service platter decorated with a turkey.A* LATWP News Service Dishware fit for AmericaCOs first table
A spokesman for the auction house said: "It was just a single porcelain plate but very beautiful and marked on the reverse as part of an Imperial Russian dinner service from the reign of Nicholas II.
Reports claim that the dinner service is only the first in a range of products he plans to release in a bid to turn himself into a lifestyle guru.
Gateshead Council beat off stiff competition from other bidders to buy a stained glass window panel and a dinner service with links to famous 19th Century stained glass maker William Wailes.