1) Dining table settingThe ordinary dining table setting features cooked rice as the main dish. Banchan (side dishes) are arranged according to the recipes, ingredients, colors and temperature of the food with emphasis on balance. There are 3, 5, 7, 9, and 12-dish table settings according to the number of side dishes.
2) Porridge table settingThis table setting features porridge as the main dish. Non-salty and mild side dishes such as nabak-kimchi (radish water Kimchi), bugeo-bopuragi (seasoned dried pollack flakes) and jeotguk-jjigae (salt-fermented seafood stew) are good accompaniments to the porridge.
3) Noodle table settingIn the noodle table setting, noodles, tteokguk, or dumplings are the main dish. This table setting is good for a lunch or a quick and simple meal.
4) Liquor table settingThe liquor table setting entertains guests with liquor. Some side dishes served with the liquor include dried meat or fish slices, jeon, pyeonyuk, jjim, jeongol, saengchae, Kimchi, fruit, rice cakes and/or Korean cookies.
5) Refreshment table settingThe refreshment table setting is for enjoying non-alcoholic beverages. Gaksaekpyeon, yumilgwa, yugwa, dasik, suksilgwa, saengsilgwa, hwachae and/or cha (tea) may be served.
6) Large dining table settingThis table setting serves food to many people at a large table at the same time on holidays or for ceremonies.