New England School of Protocol "Prep for the Holidays"
"Prep for the Holidays" Children's Dining Etiquette
Holidays are a stressful time of the year and we can all use a little help to brush up on our etiquette, especially children. The aim of this 60-minute workshop is to teach children how to convey confidence, courtesy, and be self-reliant in any social or dining situation. During this workshop the students will learn the following: the importance of greeting others, behaving appropriately at other people's homes, respecting dress code, using "please" and "thank you", understanding place setting, passing food at the table, appropriate table conversation, approaching and seating at the table, the napkin and its use, how to correctly hold silverware, the bread & butter plate, proper use of silverware, what to do with unwanted food, the soup course, American and continental styles of dining, and other table manners & much more.
"Prep for the Holidays" TEEN Dining Etiquette
Holidays are a stressful time of the year and we can all use a little help to brush up on our etiquette. A wise professional knows the importance of strong dining skills. Dining, if not done well, could be harmful to your reputation. The way you navigate your way through a meal can influence an interview, a date or a holiday event. Present your teen with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any dining and social situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is deisgned to teach each student how to conduct themselves on the dining table in a restaurant, at home and when meeting new people. Learning these skills will help them become comfortable and polished be it at the prom, a holiday party, or any social event.
Topics Include: approaching the table, seating, table space, the napkin, understanding place setting, the bread and butter plate, appropriate table conversation, the soup course, proper use of silverware, American and the Continental styles of dining, passing food at the table, what to do with unwanted food, other table manners and much more.