they conduct various personality development workshops covering courses such as
Makeup & Skincare, Styling, Dining Etiquette, Communication skills &
body language. The workshops are conducted is Mumbai, Delhi NCR and Pune.
setting there are certain set of manners and behavior which is expected of a
person while eating.
B. We all have those haunted memories of us making a total fool of ourselves at
meetings, events or celebrations we are constantly going out to restaurants,
cafes to eat and connect. There are many a time when we are at a restaurant and
we are confused as to where to put the napkin or which cutlery to use for what.
Thankfully all my queries were solved at the Femina Believe Dining etiquette
workshop plus I got to learn everything and anything I needed to know about
with us the dos and the don’ts also all the tips and tricks we need up our
sleeves to ace the next formal dinner.
are for breads or salads.
knives and spoons should be on the right.
(Dinner Forks) are used for the main course.
right side of the dinner plate.
D’oeuvres (Starters), Sorbet, Entrée (Main Course) & Dessert.
table, place them at the edge of the table.
over to the restroom.
fork is for firm dessert (Cake)
your food first.
is good sign.
on the opposite brim, and sip sideways. Also slurping is a big no no.
your napkin on your chair. It means you are not finished yet.
the left side of the table.
the end of your meal, place cutlery in the 4:20 position.
diagonally to cut into your meal.
table layout – BMW. This means
Greeshma also taught us how to use the Chopsticks. To use a chopstick like a pro start by holding the upper chopstick like a pencil, about one-third of the way from its top and the other chopstick place the second chopstick against your ring finger, holding it with the base of the thumb. It should be pointing the same way as the first chopstick. Move the upper chopstick with your thumb, index, and middle fingers.
Do not split the bill. Either offer to pay entirely or someone else will.
Rest your hands above the table and not on your lap.
Break bread with fingers and do not bite into it.
Avoid milk beverages post a meal, go for espresso instead.
Never add extra parmesan on your pizza.
Over and above the service charge already added in your bill, you could tip 5-10% for exceptional service.
Do not eat any rice based dish with fork. Only use it to push the food onto the spoon.
It is very common to share food.
Never take the last bite from the common serving bowl.
Tips are not encourages.
Leave a small quantity of food on your plate to show that your host treated you well.
Arrive on time and be dressed well out of respect for your host.
No Tips. It is considered rude.
Never hold the chopsticks vertically or cross them.
After you’ve eaten the meat balls, sip the soup directly from the bowl.