Step 2: Plates
The second part to this step is to place the salad plate inside the middle of the dinner plate, as seen in picture three. This should be done at all place settings. It might seem strange to put one plate on top of the other, but this is done because the salad course is served before the dinner course; therefore, the salad plate will be used and finished with before the dinner plate is used. If the salad is going to be served at the same time as the main course the table can still be set this way and the guest can move the salad plate to a different location when they are ready to use their dinner plate.