Table Manners 101: Basic Dining Etiquette




You don’t have to practice perfect table manners at home, but you should have a basic grasp on dining etiquette so you know how to handle yourself at a formal …

21 thoughts on “Table Manners 101: Basic Dining Etiquette

  1. Reiner Jung says:

    This is really a good video. However, I would recommend to use table manners also at home for two reasons: (a) it is good practice and the manners become more natural and (b) it stops you from rushing through meals which is healthier and you have a better connection to what you are eating.

    On a side note: Eating pizza with your hand in a restaurant is a big no no. Even though a lot of people do so.

  2. Reiner Jung says:

    In Europe (continent) you should not put your free hand on your lap, but your hand should rest on the table. The hand should be relaxed and the inside "points" towards the plate. However, the British put their hand under the table.

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