Dining Etiquette – Outclass the Competition

October 14, 2011  |     |   0 Comment

In today’s competitive business arenas, dining savvy and skills are a must whether you are conducting business locally or abroad.   People judge others by their table manners.  Good table manners allow you to concentrate and confidently participate during a business or social meal, thus making a positive impression upon your guest or colleagues.

The skills you will learn in the seminar, Dining Etiquette – Outclass the Competition, will provide you with skills that can be immediately implemented to help you project confidence and authority at business and social events and enable you to distinguish yourself from the competition. You will participate in an exciting interactive exercise that includes a dining tutorial.  You will become a star performer who does not have to worry that you will be derailed by your competition because of poor table manners. Our goal is to work with you to hone your dining skills so you can outclass your competition and have fun doing it!

The skills you will learn in this seminar include:

  • Extending an Invitation
  • Accepting an Invitation
  • RSVP
  • Receiving Line
  • Host and Guest Duties
  • Seating Guidelines
  • Taking your Seat
  • Napkins
  • Guest of Honour Duties
  • Toasting Rules and Protocol
  • Proper Posture
  • The Silent Service Code
  • American Style of Eating
  • Continental Style of Eating
  • Forms of Service
  • Silverware Savvy
  • Proper Place Settings
  • Dining Dos and Don’ts
  • Eating Various Foods
  • Handling the Cheque
  • Thank You Notes

Who Should Attend?

  • Senior and Junior Executives
  • Law Firms, Lawyers and Articling Students
  • Financial Institution Managers and Employees
  • Chartered Accounting Firms and Accountants
  • Health Care Professionals and Employees
  • Corporations with Multiple Employees
  • Self Employed Individuals
  • Administrative Assistants
  • People Dealing with Company Clientele
  • Individuals in a Supervisory or Management Position
  • Companies or Self-Employed Individuals Dealing Abroad
  • Government Agencies and Employees

Should you or your business have specific needs, BloomStra Consulting will create customized briefings, seminars and/or coaching services to ensure they are met within the timeline that you desire.


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