At some point in the future, you are likely to attend a wedding, a baby shower, a formal dinner or even an awards ceremony. Are you across your basic table manners?
There is certain unwritten etiquette that we are expected to know. From when to sit, how to place our napkin and what cutlery to use. Today we are sharing with you the 101 when it comes to table manners and there’s plenty we bet you don’t know!
Before we check out the video that we have selected for you, we thought we would start with this excellent infographic from Etiquette Scholar this includes 12 top Restaurant Rules that will come in extremely handy especially next time you are dining with family and friends.
Always remember to turn your phone to silent prior to sitting down or better still, turn your phone off. You should also never place your purse, wallet or phone on the table.
Etiquette Scholar also has this excellent infographic on their site that shows us helpful tips like placing our napkin on our chair when leaving the table and passing food from left to right.
There is also a layout for a Formal Dining Setting so that you know what all those glasses, plates and knives and forks are for.
Table Manners 101 Video Tutorial
This excellent Table Manners video tutorial comes to us from Kyle of The Distilled Man and he really nails it. You will never be caught short again and you will know all the tips and tricks that could let you down and leave a poor impression.
Find out what to do with finger foods and even how to pass your salt and pepper correctly. He covers body language and even how we should be cutting our food. You are going to love this great tutorial. Click Play above now ^