An essential accessory of the table are cutlery sets that together with plates, allow to properly taste any kind of food. The set in its simplest version includes a knife, a fork and a spoon, to which it is possible to add a number of special pieces of cutlery, each of which is to be used with a specific type of food. Stainless steel cutlery sets are the most used version. As a matter of fact this material is hygienic, resistant, apt to be washed in several ways, anti-rust. However, the market offers several interesting alternatives such as cutlery with a lacquered grip, in wood or ceramic. For the most informal lunches, for instance those you have outdoor, there are also cutlery sets in plastic or other synthetic materials that are at the same time conceived for an intensive use and to be in contact with food.