Table Manners & Etiquette
Avoid Common Etiquette Blunders in Restaurants
Learn the proper etiquette of dining out and avoid common mistakes.
What Should I Do If I Receive A Formal Dinner Invitation?
What is the appropriate response to a mailed or telephoned dinner invitation from either a friend or acquaintance.
Table Manners and Dining Etiquette
Before dining with friends or coworkers, know the proper table manners.
Finger Food Etiquette
Know what foods you may properly eat with your fingers and which ones require utensils.
Business Lunch Etiquette for the Host
Follow proper etiquette when hosting a business lunch.
Tea Party Etiquette
Learn the proper etiquette for hosts and guests at a tea party.
Common Courtesies During Cold and Flu Season
Follow rules of common courtesy during cold and flu season to prevent spreading germs.
Proper Etiquette for Tipping
Offering a proper tip to your waitstaff, hairdresser, mover, baggage handler and other service people will let them know how much you appreciate what they do.
Frequently Asked Questions About Restaurant Etiquette
Answers to frequently asked questions while dining out.
How to Use Utensils at a Formal Dinner
Learn the proper use of utensils during a formal dinner.
Business Lunch Etiquette for the Guest
Follow these etiquette tips if you are invited as a guest to a business lunch.
Proper Etiquette for Handling Mealtime Mishaps
Even if you know proper table manners, you have probably experienced at least one mealtime blunder. Learn the correct way to handle mistakes and accidents during dinner.
Dining Etiquette Tips
Quick answers to dining etiquette questions.
Tips on how to use your napkin when you are dining.
7 Mealtime Etiquette Tips
Seven mealtime tips for parents who want to encourage their children to use manners.
In Whose Name Should a Restaurant Reservation Be Made?
Know the proper etiquette of making a restaurant reservation.
Who Gives the Order to the Server in a Restaurant?
Learn the proper way to order in a restaurant.
What Do You Do With a Loaf of Bread That is Served Uncut in a Restaurant?
Know what to do when you receive an uncut loaf of bread.
What Should You Do With Paper and Plastic Condiment Wrappers in a Restaurant?
Know what to do with condiment wrappers in a restaurant.
How Do You Get the Attention of Your Server in a Restaurant?
Know the proper way to get your server's attention.
Is It Ever Appropriate to Apply Makeup in a Restaurant?
Learn appropriate etiquette at the table.
Is It Good Manners to Request a Bag or Box for Leftovers at a Restaurant?
Learn the proper way to request a container for leftovers at a restaurant.
What is the Best Way to Complain About Food or Service at a Restaurant?
Learn the proper way to complain about food or service at a restaurant.