DINING ETIQUETTE

99% of business deals are struck across the dining table….  

Dining etiquette is a reflection of your personality…..   International Corporate Dining Etiquette  
  • Dining Dos and Don’ts
  • Understanding Place Settings
  • Art of seating
  • Wine & Champagne Appreciation
  • Business Etiquette
  • Art of Toasting
  • Conversational Skills Etiquette
  • Self Projection
  • Art of being a guest
  • Art of being a host
  • Understanding food and beverage
  • Dining Etiquette & Table Manners
  • Etiquette- eating with hands (finger food)
  • Formal Dining with cutlery
  • Fine Dining
  • Reading Menus
  • Restaurant Etiquette
  • International Cuisines
  • Stemware and Beverages
  • The Bread Plate and How to Properly Eat Bread and Rolls
  • Rules for Eating Soup
  • Silverware Savvy
  • Passing Food at the Table
  • How to Eat Dessert with a Fork and Spoon
 

Table Manners: Different countries, different table manners- A Person is perceived by the table manners he has. Eating with the right cutlery and knowing the P’s & Q’s of table manners are essential in today’s world. Besides cutlery, how to eat with your hands formally is a frequently asked question. What are the International Table Manners?

Types of Glasses: Why should champagne not be served in a digestif glass, it’s as good as comparing cold coffee being served in a tea cup. There are many types of glasses in the world and some beverages have 2-3 types of glasses for one particular beverage. To understand various types of glasses.

Menu Reading: Why Should I learn to read menus? When I can simple ask the chef de rang the menu recommendations. Why should poulet sauté florentine translate as chicken palak? Menu reading is necessary because pate de foie gras a la strassbourg is as important to a French client, as kalbsleber is to a German client. Menu reading also becomes important because cream of mushroom soup is read as Potage de champignon? True or False. With International cuisines becoming more visible on the global Fine Dining Restaurants it becomes increasingly important to read and understand menus with International Terminologies.

Types of Cutlery: Is fish knife held differently from the meat knife? For formal menus, different types of cutlery are required, but generally menus have a setting of 2-3 types of cutlery on the table. What cutlery do I use for different kind of pastas, why does Sea-food require different forks and when are knives placed for dessert? These questions confuse a lot of us about different types of cutlery and their placement.