What Is a Buffet?

A buffet is a system of serving meals in which food is placed in a public area where the diners then stand up and serve themselves.

Buffets are offered at various places, including hotels and restaurants, and are widely used at weddings.

Key Points

  • There are various types of buffet meals such as sit-down buffet, fork buffet, finger buffet, and cold buffet.
  • The buffet originates from France in the 16th-century and continues to be a popular choice for many wedding receptions.
  • Buffets are an ideal way to offer meals at weddings, business meetings, and holiday parties.
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