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Eating is not an executive skill… but it is especially hard to imagine why anyone negotiating a rise to the top would consider it possible to skip mastering these very simple requirements… what else did they skip? – Fortune 500 CEO

Business dining can be a hair-raising event in and of itself without being fearful of embarrassing yourself or your company. This 4-hour dining and table etiquette tutorial includes a 5-course meal. It is designed to teach you simple yet effective skills that ensure flawless performance while remaining poised, confident and professional at even the most intimidating tables.

 

Dress for Success guru, John Malloy found in his research that most business executives agree that handling oneself at a cocktail party or the dinner table is at least as important as handling oneself skillfully in a boardroom.

 

This corporate training is for the executive who wishes to improve his or her business dining etiquette to ensure a seamless business and dining experience for all those involved.

This interactive half-day corporate training covers the following topics:

  • Business Entertaining
  • Invitations
  • Receiving Lines
  • Host and Guest Duties
  • Protocol for Ordering, Seating, and Paying
  • Toasting
  • Host and Guest of Honor Duties
  • Wining Etiquette
  • Table Setting
  • How to Make Small Talk
  • Dining Do’s and Don’ts
  • As well as many more

Optional Add-on: Whisky, cognac, cigar, and wine pairing (full-day course)

"The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork." – Oscar Wilde

Learn how to effortlessly and elegantly host a dining occasion whilst you navigate yourself impeccably around a table with ease, remaining engaged and charming. It is one feat to be socially engaging, but a victory to split attention between food and conversation masterfully.

Social and business dining can be a hair-raising event in and of itself without being fearful of embarrassing yourself or your company. This 4-hour dining and table etiquette tutorial includes a 5-course meal. It is designed to teach you simple yet effective skills that ensure flawless performance while remaining poised, confident, and professional at even the most intimidating tables.

This dining tutorial will teach you the art of meal ordering, cutlery placements and wine pairing. This will enable you to focus on socially engaging with those around you instead of fretting over potential table mishaps. You will learn how to ensure that a good time is had by all, leaving a song of praise in the minds of your guests for weeks to come.

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art. – François de La Rochefoucauld

This half-day workshop covers the following:

  • Place-setting
  • Hosting duties
  • How to host a dinner party
  • How to Be a Good Guest
  • Stemware and Beverages
  • Seat Placement
  • Cutlery Navigation
  • Dealing with Unwanted Food
  • Dining Dos and Don’ts
  • Taking Your Seat and Napkins
  • Wine Etiquette and Protocol
  • Toasting Etiquette
  • Protocol for Paying and Ordering
  • As well as many more

Contact us for more information regarding pricing

17
November
Business Entertaining and Dining (Johannesburg – In-Person Course)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Johannesburg

Eating is not an executive skill… but it is especially hard to imagine why anyone negotiating a rise to the top would consider it...

22
September
Business Entertaining and Dining (Johannesburg – In-Person Course)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Johannesburg

Eating is not an executive skill… but it is especially hard to imagine why anyone negotiating a rise to the top would consider it...

10
October
Business Entertaining and Dining (Cape Town – In-Person Course)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cape Town

Eating is not an executive skill… but it is especially hard to imagine why anyone negotiating a rise to the top would consider it...