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Dining Etiquette

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Present your child with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social or dining situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is designed to teach them how to conduct themselves on the dining table at home, in a restaurant or when meeting new people. Teaching children proper dining skills and table manners helps them to succeed at school, socially, and later professionally. Food samples will be served during class so that the children can practice what they learn. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Please inform us of any food allergies when signing up.

Topics Include: 
- Approaching and Seating at the Table
- The Napkin and its Uses
- Understanding Place Setting
- How to Correctly Hold Silverware
- The Bread and Butter Plate
- The Soup Course
- Proper Use of Silverware
- Different Dining Styles including the American vs. Continental 
- Passing Food at the Table
- What to Do with Unwanted Food
- Excusing Yourself from the Table
- Other Table Manners and Much More...

For more information, visit New England School of Protocol online. 

About the Instructor
Nikki Sawhney is the Director and Founder of the New England School of Protocol and provides lessons in modern manners and dining etiquette. She is a certified etiquette consultant from the American School Of Protocol in Atlanta, Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and has worked in finance on Wall Street and in the retail industry.

About New England School of Protocol
New England School of Protocol aims to give every individual a strong foundation in social graces, dining etiquette and interpersonal skills. Our goal is to empower them with confidence and propel them towards personal and professional success. Communication is the most important key to leadership success. However research shows that in today’s age of social media, with a decrease of face-to-face conversations, interpersonal skills are on the decline. Social norms may have changed over time, but the basic rules of social protocol and manners have stayed the same. A person who has well refined social skills conveys confidence. This can create an appealing differentiator that sets himself or herself apart. At New England School of Protocol we aim to instill life skills, social consideration, and mutual respect as we believe that etiquette leads to civility in the home, school, and in the society that we live in.

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