Sunday, September 21, 2014

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


Over the Counter Etiquette
by Harold Almon baesoe.com

 Eti - Q Test  Casual and Fine Dining  and Business
Dinner Etiquette 
Things to Learn and Do

In addition to, the universal rule for eating in company, "__________before leaving home"

1. Be punctual, ___________________, whatever this means in your community. (Occasionally show up with a present.)
2.    N/A      Know where to wear that name badge _____________.
3.    N/A      Shake hands the right way__________________.
4.    N/A                         Do introductions (correctly, ______________then _____________ or _____________to ________________
5.    N/A                         Mingle. Be good company. When someone gives you a business card, know what to do with it ____________________________, and what to have to give back. ____________________.
6.    N/A               Know how to respond to an offer of a drink, during daylight. Order _______________. It is easier to say than ________________.
7.    N/A               Learn how to survive a business party: how to hold a napkin, glass, and a plate, in your ____________, functionally.
8. Drink without poking someone in the eye; avoid the crane; raising your elbow to take a drink from a glass.) __________________________. ________ liquid into your mouth, from your wrist. Do this _________.  When not drinking, _______________________________ (And wash your hands before you come to or stay at the table.)
9. Know the current USA menu number and order of courses ___: ______________, __________, __________, __________, __________. Learn what to do after reading that reusable menu______________________.
10.              Maintain your cover: _________________________, or establish one.
11.     N/A             Know which fork to use: name six, _______________, ______________, ____________, _____________, _______________, ____________, and when.
12. Avoid bread until ____________________________; remember bread is not a first course. Avoid leaving _________________ in bread that you are eating.
13.  Talk. At a family dinner, know an invocation acceptable to your host’s culture.___________________. Keep the people at your table company. (Remember, for some, your conversation is the entertainment.) Talk about things other than work (unless it is the purpose for the meal.) Use your inside voice. Some _______________ can still be in your mouth. Know what to do when someone stops to visit you at table. __________.
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)Know the menu order of courses for the day ______________, __________, __________, and __________.Order something easy: that you know how to eat. Eat in _________ over eating in piles.) Avoid taking too little, or too much, or more in visual calories than those dining around you. Try a little of everything unless restricted by religion, health, or culture.
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. Sit up straight. _____________________________.) Close your mouth around the edge of any fork placed in it. 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.  
17. Pace yourself. Eat each course in such a manner as to finish it___________________. Avoid eating too little, too much, or too fast, or acting as if the meal is to be your last. When at a loss as to how to eat a particular dish________________________________. You can ask ___________________________________?" The lesson most likely will begin with a smile. 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.___________. Learn the rules for water, Bread, and how to eat chicken with a knife and fork.
18. Avoid adding salt or pepper to food, unless it is to ________, _________, _________, ___________, or ______________. When salt is requested, ensure _____________________ Avoid ________________. 
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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