Dine Like a Diplomat

October 07, 2011  |     |   0 Comment

The world is experiencing a rapidly expanding global economy.  In this competitive atmosphere, good dining skills are a must, whether you are conducting business abroad or entertaining international clients in your own country.

Your conduct, especially your table manners, are very important in your own country and in the countries you visit to promote and conduct business.

Good manners are considered important qualifications for executive positions. You will need the same qualifications to compete successfully in the international arena  Dine Like a Diplomat will give you these qualifications to add to your other impressive skills.

You will participate in an exciting interactive exercise that includes a dining tutorial. You will learn important qualities and skills that can be implemented immediately that will help you project confidence and authority as well as distinguish yourself from the competition at business and social events worldwide.  They include:

  • Extending an Invitation
  • Accepting an Invitation
  • RSVP
  • Receiving Line
  • Host and Guest Duties
  • Seating Guidelines
  • Taking Your Seat
  • Napkin Etiquette
  • Host and Guest of Honour Duties
  • Toasting
  • Posture at the Table and Excusing Yourself
  • Styles of Easting – American, Continental and Asian
  • Silverware Savvy
  • Place Settings
  • Forms of Service Worldwide
  • A Wine Primer
  • World Class Dos and Don’ts
  • Eating Various Foods
  • Tipping Globally

Who Should Attend?

Any individual, organization, corporation, personal service firm, or government agency conducting business abroad or entertaining international clients in their own country.


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