Why Do Salad Forks Have Notched Tines?

Answer

Not all salad forks have notched tines, also called beveled tines. The notch provides extra leverage when cutting into foods that do not usually require a knife.
Q&A Related to "Why Do Salad Forks Have Notched Tines?"
Optimal Tine Counts. The best number of tines in the head of a fork is determined by a number of variables, and the optimal value depends on the use to which the fork will be put.
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