Whether in Majorca restaurants, or anywhere in the world, language has covered international symbolism for both private dining restaurants as requiring some protocol.
The language of the covered
The ceremonial symbolism of cutlery is quite simple since it consists of a few movements covered on our plate that quickly indicate our state of satisfaction with the food served or sent a clear and direct message to the server to indicate food if we have finished eating or not.
The food was excellent
Put cutlery horizontally and parallel to each other indicate our satisfaction with the food you have served us. Should be placed cutlery approximately in the center of the plate parallel to us and both pointing to our right to tell the waiter that the food was excellent.
He did not like the dish
Like the dish could be excellent Maybe the food we were to not like it. If you do not want to draw too much attention to complaints it indicates that the protocol must cross covered clasping the knife with fork tines and pointing forward. This gesture tell the waiter or whoever reaches our plate that we did not like, although it is advisable not to leave completely empty plate to show that you have not really liked the food.
If we place the silverware on the inclined plate and poking each of them without actually crossing it means that we have not even finished eating. On many occasions the waiters come to see if we're done with our plate; if you find the cutlery thus positioned perfectly understood that we have not yet finished with the meal, even though we we left the table.
You can bring the next dish
When we finished eating the plate and we're hoping to bring us the second, the best way to indicate this is by placing the covered crosshair, pointing the knife left and parallel to us, and overlaying the fork above and perpendicular to the knife until it became the cross in the center of the plate. With this simple gesture the waiter understood that We have completed the first course and can bring the following.
I finished eating
To terminate our food and the waiter understand that we can withdraw our plate covered place parallel to each other and perpendicular to us pointing forward. Cutlery must be placed in the center of the plate and separated slightly to convey that we've finally finished eating.