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Utensils. Fork. Knife. Spoon.

English: Utensils. Fork. Knife. Spoon.

French: Ustensiles. Fourchette. Couteau. Cuillière.

Bonjour from Tel Aviv! Sharing a picture of the Tel Aviv skyline and beach I took from the old port city of Jaffa. (And yes. The water's waaaaay too cold for swimming now.)

With meal service, you generally need utensils. Utensil sets usually come with the meal tray, but a passenger may ask you for another. Perhaps, they’ve accidentally dropped their fork onto the floor, for example. Also, once in a while, you’ll have a passenger who brought their own food on board but forgot to get utensils, so they may ask you if you have an extra set.

A formal word for “utensils” is “couverts” (m, pl) but to our recollection, no passenger has ever used “couverts” with us. Your passengers instead will use “ustensiles”, which technically refers more to kitchen utensils, rather than eating utensils. However, your passengers will use “ustensiles” to refer to eating utensils (forks, knives and spoons), so this is what we'll use as well.

Ustensiles (m, pl)=Utensils

Fourchette (f)=Fork

Couteau (m)=Knife

Cuillière (f)=Spoon

Un autre couteau=Another knife

Une autre cuillière=Another spoon


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Posting from Tel Aviv. Picture taken from Jaffa.
Bonjour from Tel Aviv!


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