Business Entertaining & Western Dining Etiquette


Business Entertaining & Western Dining Etiquette

Business meal planning and dining etiquette can make a difference when trying to close a deal or land a job. As more business meetings are being held during meals, proper etiquette must be made priority. Care must be taken when extending an invitation, selecting the time and location of the meeting and selecting the menu.

Objectives & Methodology

This is an engaging and interactive workshop that consists of mini lectures activities and videos that will equip participants with the much needed social and business etiquette skills when it comes to hosting, dining and table manners.  The Western Dining Etiquette component further serves as a very useful skill especially in this day and age where interviews and business meetings are often conducted over sit-down meals.

Course Outline

  • Restaurant Etiquette for Business
  • Mixing Business & Pleasure
  • Making a Reservation
  • The Roles of a Host & the Guests
  • Who Pays the Bill?
  • Conversations at the Table
  • Introduction to Proper Table Settings
  • Proper Table Manners  & Common Dining Mistakes
  • Styles of Dining – Western Vs Continental
  • Napkin Etiquette
  • Bread & Soup Etiquette
  • How to Eat Certain Difficult Foods
  • Wine & Toasting Etiquette
  • Interviews Over a Meal
  • Buffet Etiquette


  • 3 hours

Date of Workshop

  • To be confirmed

Time of Workshop

  • To be confirmed


  • $295 nett per participant


  • Available upon request


  • To be confirmed

Dress Code

  • Business Office wear

Who Should Attend

  • Business Executives
  • Sales & Marketing Executives
  • Career Seekers
  • Graduates & Scholars

Other Details

  • Investment is inclusive of a 4-course western set lunch
  • A minimum of 16 participants is required before a class may commence
  • Bulk discounts available for organisations so please inquire within


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