southern academy of etiquette

Dining Etiquette Workshop at the Crescent Club – Children Ages 6-18

Dining Etiquette Workshop at the Crescent Club – Ages 6-18 Give Your Child an Early Christmas Gift…A Gift of a Lifetime! This workshop will give students an opportunity to learn the essential of dining. Students will get an opportunity to make friends while learning about: Glassware, Flatware , Zig – Zag & Continental Dining, Passing [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:22+00:00November 3rd, 2014|classes, Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Dining Etiquette Workshop at the Crescent Club – Children Ages 6-18

Drinking From a Can or Bottle at a Business Function…

Beer and soft drinks consumed from a can or bottle at a business function are acceptable. This is True and False. If you are inside a facility, opt to have your beverage served in a glass. You look much more professional. If you are outdoors at a company picnic, drinking from a can or bottle [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:22+00:00September 19th, 2014|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Drinking From a Can or Bottle at a Business Function…

Business Lunch Etiquette

If you have limited time to devote to lunch, make it known in advance.                   True. When you meet for a business lunch, always ask your guests what time they need to return to the office.

By |2018-11-01T09:30:23+00:00June 23rd, 2014|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Business Lunch Etiquette

Is it Appropriate to Order Course for Course During a Business Lunch?

Yes, business lunchers go course for course. It is uncomfortable when someone in a group orders a course and no one else orders anything to eat during that course. This really is an inconsiderate action, because no one will be served the food they ordered until you are through eating your course.

By |2018-11-01T09:30:23+00:00May 7th, 2014|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Is it Appropriate to Order Course for Course During a Business Lunch?

Dining with Confidence – Adult Class

Register today for Dining with Confidence, our adult dining class. Learn how to properly conduct yourself at social events and update your dining etiquette skills. This class will also build your confidence so you will never fear a business lunch/dinner again! Please see the Sign - Up Page to register. Thanks!

By |2018-11-01T09:30:23+00:00April 22nd, 2014|classes, Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Dining with Confidence – Adult Class

Making a Good Impression Summer Workshop

Register today for Making a Good Impression. Classes are for girls and boys ages 6 - 18. This workshop will cover topics such as:  Making New Friends, Proper Introductions, Proper Table Conversation, Public Speaking,  Direct Handshake/Eye Contact, Zig - Zag and Continental Dining, Fashion, and much more!  Please go to the Sign - Up Page to register. [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:23+00:00April 22nd, 2014|classes, Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Making a Good Impression Summer Workshop

Pass the Salt Please

The salt and pepper should be passed together even if someone has asked only for the salt or the pepper.             This is True The salt and pepper are "married" and stay together on the table. They are always passed together even though someone may have requested one or the [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:23+00:00April 17th, 2014|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Pass the Salt Please

Proper Place Setting

What is wrong with the place setting in this picture?                   In America, at a correct table setting, every fork from left to right is married to a knife. The two utensils are picked up together as you begin a course. This setting is missing a knife!

By |2018-11-01T09:30:24+00:00April 2nd, 2014|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Proper Place Setting