A cupboard or set of shelves, either movable or fixed at one side of a room, for the display of plate, china, etc., a sideboard.
A counter for food or refreshments.
A restaurant containing such a counter, as at a railroad station, or place of public gathering.
A meal set out on a buffet, arranged so that guests may serve themselves and choose those items that they desire; as, a buffet dinner. Diners usually take a plate provided and move in a line past the items on the buffet, placing those items they desire on the plate, to be eaten at some convenient place.
A small stool; a stool for a buffet or counter.
French definition is a "sideboard, a place for keeping dishes." More often today it is the base that supports a china hutch.
An array of hot and cold foods, often elaborately garnished
French term that refers to a sideboard for china, silver, linens, with a top surface used as serving counter.
Assortment of foods, offered on a table, self-served.
a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves
a brilliant way to keep a dinner party hassle-free
a meal -serving system where patrons serve themselves
an excellent piece of dining room furniture, but can also be used in your living room to add a bit of extra storage or serving space
a piece of furniture that can be constructed from a variety of different materials and is normally found in a dining room
a room or counter where light meals or snacks may be bought
a simple way to offer a variety of dishes
a variable meal which can be served either cold, hot or with a combination of both hot and cold dishes
A self-service meal with a combination of hot and cold foods.
A side or serving table usually of two or more tiers, the function of which was replaced in the 18th Century by the sideboard.
Side- or serving-table used from medieval times.
Sideboard or "dresser" for the dining room, designed to hold platters and serving dishes.
a functional cupboard, usually the bottom part of a china cabinet.
The two most popular styles of dining are sit-down (the various meal courses are served to each guest) and buffet (guests select the foods of their choice from displays set atop various tables). The former allows guests to sit and enjoy the service, while the other allows guests the opportunity to stand and mingle, while also selecting only those dishes that appeal to their tastes. Generally, buffet-style meals are less costly than sit-down. Figure two buffet tables per hundred guests.
a sideboard fro the dining room, designed to hold platters and serving dishes.
A sideboard or a counter or table from which guest serve themselves food.
A meal set out on a table for ready access and informal service.
A piece of furniture comprising a number of drawers or shelves - typically open
A self service style of meal at a wedding reception, where the food and drinks are presented on a long table, or a series of tables, and the guests collect a plate and help themselves whenever they wish (queues permitting). A buffet is usually the most affordable option as considerably less waiters are needed (if any), but the costs can rise as less control over food portions can be exercised.
A table of ready-to-eat hot and/or cold food, self-service generally with the exception of the hot food.
A sideboard with no hutch or storage cabinet on top.
A vast array of hot and cold foods - refers to line of foods ready to be served (usually self served)
A sideboard or cabinet for holding china, table linens etc.
A console table comprising of drawers or shelves.
This is a term loosely applied to any furniture composed of more than one tier, whether or not the resultant sections are enclosed. Some such furniture has specific and correct names. See Court cupboard, Press (cupboard) and Livery cupboard, for example. As with all these very early pieces, the terms are rather loose, and often the descriptions found in early inventories etc. are rather vague.
A vast array of hot and cold foods, often elaborately garnished.
A sideboard or dining room dresser with shelves above and often a cupboard below. Usually used for serving and for items not immediately wanted at the table. Originally Italian, the buffet was highly developed in France and in England in the Stuart period, and later in many forms throughout the Georgian Era.
A sideboard without a hutch or storage cabinet on top.
A 16th-century serving or side table, frequently with two or three tiers. In the late 17th and 18th-centuries there were cupboards beneath the serving surface and an elaborate superstructure above.
Another name for a cupboard or a sideboard table that is used in the dining room for dishes or food not immediately needed at the table.
A small cupboard or sideboard used to store dining implements.
A small cupboard. The French definition of the word is "a small sideboard, a place for keeping dishes." Bun foot – A flattened ball, or bun shape, foot.
used in the dining room, a buffet is a low cabinet with a flat top and drawers or cabinets underneath to hold dishes, silverware, platters, serving dishes and table linen. It can also be the bottom part of a hutch.
French term referring to sideboard used to store china, silver, and linens. Top surface used as a counter in self-service informal dining.
linear furniture piece often used as a counter for serving
1-A piece of furniture designed for serving food. 2-The lower portion of a two-piece china cabinet.