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Table Manners: The Napkin

I've been teaching dinner and business etiquette for nearly two decades to high school and college students, and one of the things that surprises them them most is what you do and don't do with your dinner napkin. In many ways, our napkin is a way for us to send signals to our servers ... provided they've been trained to read those signals. While I generally discuss etiquette from a public event perspective - think conference luncheon or awards banquet - I also try to point out where ...

Table Etiquette for Kids

Table etiquette is just as important for kids as it is for adults ... we have to learn somewhere, and at home is a safe place!  I have been teaching Noodle how to set a proper, albeit informal, table for dinner. This is something that my mom taught me when I was little and, as the year passed, I learned more and more about dining etiquette. Eventually, my career demanded more knowledge about business and cultural etiquette … and I was grateful to have learned the dining etiquette as a ...