As all of our courses are private, one-to-one instruction, we simply ask that you send us your preferred date to take the course and we’ll do our best to accommodate your schedule. Please email your availability to firstname.lastname@example.org to book.
PRIVATE DAY COURSES:
Day Course Timings and Details:
10:00am – 2pm (Central Manhattan Location)
Monday – Sunday (Pending availability)
$875 (individual course cost)
Consultation and instruction session including lunch with dining etiquette tutorial
Course includes bespoke one-to-one instruction and a formal lunch over a dining etiquette tutorial.
★ You may add a second person for an additional $550
For longer private courses, such as our 2 or 3 day intensive programs, please email email@example.com for details and pricing
An extensive dining etiquette lesson which takes place during a lunch, this course teaches all the skills needed for Western (British, Continental European and American) table etiquette. From which fork to use during an eight course meal to dining conversation, all major dining topics are covered during this session.
Holding silverware and glasses correctly
Posture at the dining table
General dining manners – from casual to formal
Tea, coffee etiquette
Soup & bread etiquette
Understanding, ordering and tasting wine v
Addressing common ethnic foods (from sushi to spaghetti)
Restaurant specific etiquette vs dining at private homes
Precedence: Who sits where? Who is served first?
Communicating with service staff
Gracious hosting and entertainingv
Tricky foods and how to eat them (shellfish, bones)
Cell phone etiquette at the table
Tipping / paying the bill
Cocktail party etiquette
Finger foods – when is it okay to not use cutlery?
Making a toast
Executive Dining Expert (Day Course)
Perfect for the business executive, this course covers dining etiquette, client entertaining and practicing the best business strategy tactics over lunch. The lesson takes place during a meal where you will learn all the skills needed for Western (British, Continental / European and American) etiquette. This discerning and intimate setting will ensure you leave the session understanding the mastery of perfect business table manners, eating / drinking, wine 101, toasting and business conversation of dining etiquette.
Tea for two (Short Course)
Enjoy learning about the age-old British tradition of tea etiquette and social do’s and don’ts over a delicious setting of tea, sandwiches and cakes. Learn the history of tea, how to drink it and how to host a tea party. Become perfectly poised and polished and feel ready for your next invitation to tea for two!
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