Dining Etiquette

Dining Etiquette will give you the confidence to enjoy any business or social occasion whether it is a sit-down meal, a buffet, a reception or a special invitation dining event. After this seminar, you will be able to concentrate on business rather than worrying about dining etiquette and searching for someone to follow. Topics include:

Dining Etiquette Program CA

  • Importance of good table manners
  • Understanding your place setting
  • How to hold and use utensils correctly
  • Placement and usage of the napkin
  • American and Continental styles of dining
  • Sticky situations and possible solutions
  • Blessing before? Business / social
  • Giving a toast

Strategies for Business Meals reviews the factors that make for successful “power dining” because skills at the dining table reinforce your skills at the conference table.

Dining EtiquetteThis module covers:

  • The objective
  • Selecting a restaurant
  • Seating arrangements
  • Power seat
  • Duties of the Guest/Host
  • Ordering in a restaurant
  • Intake of alcohol
  • Selecting wines
  • When to actually discuss business
  • Gaining control
  • Paying the bill and tipping
  • Closing the “Deal”


Call 925-980-2552 for more information about Dining Etiquette Training!