In recent years, the economy has experienced expansions of global proportions. Outside of the United States, manners are important qualifications for all executives. To compete in this competitive global setting, one must be comfortable in dining settings whether business is conducted over a meal in Tokyo, Beijing, Madrid, Singapore, Rio de Janeiro or anywhere in our globe. “Dine Like a Diplomat” will teach you dining skills vital to every social occasion where business may be promoted or conducted. A tutorial lunch or dinner may be served.
Guest, Host/Hostess Duties, and Seating Guidelines
Introductions: Business and Social
Forms of Address
Receiving Line Protocol.
A Visual Briefing on Silverware and Glasses
Place Setting Maps
Correct and Incorrect Handling of the Knife and Fork
Taking Your Seat
When to Start Eating and Toasting.
A Dining Tutorial:
Styles of Eating (American, Continental, and Japanese)
Eating Various Foods
NOTE: This seminar includes role-playing exercises. Each participant is provided an illustrated workbook to keep as a reference guide.