Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Eti - Q Test Business & University Dining Etiquette II Business Dinner Etiquette Things to Learn and Do Manners to Etiquette Students Outshine the Competition

Over the Counter Etiquette
by Harold Almon

Business Dinner Etiquette Eti - Q Test Things to Learn and Do   Manners to Students Etiquette Outshine the Competition
 1. Be punctual, ___________________, whatever this means in your community. (Occasionally show up with a present.) 
2.      Know where to wear that name badge _____________
3.      Shake hands the right way________________
4.     Do introductions (correctly, __________________ then _____________ or_____________. 
5.  Mingle. Be good company. When someone gives you a business card, know what to do with it ____________________________, and what to have to give back. ________________
You can say, “I am temporarily out”   I can email you my resume or contact information.  
6. Know how to respond to an offer of a drink, during daylight. Order _______________. It is easier to say than ________________.                                                                                                          Know “What  can I get you”  And  What it will cost.  What to do with the napkin.  Hold the glass by the base or the stem ___________. Do this _________. When not drinking, _______________________ (And wash your hands before you come to or stay at the table.)
7. Drink without poking someone in the eye; avoid the crane; raising your elbow to take a drink from a glass.    
8. Learn how to survive a business party: how to hold a napkin, glass, and a plate, in your ____________, functionally.                          
9.  Talk. At a family dinner, know an invocation acceptable to your host’s culture.________________________.
10.    Know the current USA menu number and order of courses _________________, __________, __________, __________, __________. Learn what to do after reading that reusable menu______________________.  
11.    Maintain your cover: _____________________, or establish one.  (Sit up straight. _____________________________.)   Take small amounts of food. (Eat in ___________ over eating in piles.)  Pace yourself. Eat each course in such a manner as to finish it__________________________ .                          When at a loss as to how to eat a particular dish____________________________. You can ask ___________________________________?" The lesson most likely will begin with a smile. Chew each portion __________________, with your mouth closed, and saver each bite. Taste buds live and digestion begins __________________ not the stomach – yes that’s right. Make as ____________________ as possible.    Place your implements in ___________________ for the style in which you are eating, knife blade facing____________________________________ anytime you want, and ______________________.
12.    Avoid bread until _______________________; remember bread is not a first course. Avoid leaving _________________ in bread that you are eating.       No more than ___________of water.
13.    Know which fork to use: name six, ____________, ____________, ____________, ____________, ____________, ____________, and how and when.
14.    When seated at a table, place a napkin _____________ before eating or drinking anything.                             
15. Look for food to be served (counter-clockwise) from __________ (leaving.) At a table -- look for drinks at table to be served from ________ (refreshing)
16.    Eat each meal in an accepted style: ______________or ______________________. _______________ in only one direction, one ____________________ at a time. (Yes, you may eat only one thing at a time.)    Keep your hands on the table
Eat each course in such a manner as to finish it______________________. Take __________ often. Rest the __________________ on the edge of the table. You can rest your elbows on the table __________________. (Continentally, you can talk with a knife and fork in your hands.___________. 
17. Avoid adding
salt or pepper to food, unless it is to ________, _________, _________, ___________, or ______________. When salt is requested, ensure _____________________ Avoid ________________.  
18. Know the menu order of courses for the day ______________, __________, __________, __________, __________.      
19.  Before temporarily  leaving a table, place flatware in ____________________ for the style in which you are eating.  Get up; place your napkin ____________.  Know what to do when someone visits your table_______. Between courses, ________________.  Visit Station Six.
20. At table finishes. Before permanently leaving a table, place flatware in ____________________ for the style in which you are eating.    In public, ___________________ of each course on your plate and of each drink in each glass.  Leave each course plate _____________until it is removed by a waitperson or replaced by the next plate. Look for food to be removed from _____________ (retrieving.)
21. Place your napkin in a mock fold to the___________ (leaving) side of your place setting, (again napkin on the side.)   A napkin is to be crisp at the end When its time, sing the company song______________. When it is time, dance. Let the host pay (and tip) where required. OK back to class. 
22.    Remember reciprocity, where required. Read and research as much as possible the culture in which you ___________________.        
Watch each act of eating with an open mind, eye, and heart. Practice diligently. While eating in company, there are things to learn and do. – This is the short course __________For answers read the blog, read the book, or bring this test to class. N/A items are from the next class.

I know you want - Manners in a minute – done – but just some. Math took months, but Manners to Etiquette takes practice that’s the rest of life’s test.
Business & University Dining Eti - Q Test Things to Learn and Do Manners to Etiquette Outshine the Competition

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