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Children's Dining Etiquette Workshop (Sun, 5/15, 3-4:30pm) - Cancelled

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Like to take your school aged children out to eat with you at a fine dining restaurant or a large social event but you're a little afraid how they might behave? Present your child with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social or dining situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is designed to teach them how to conduct themselves at the dining table at home, in a restaurant or when meeting new people. Teaching children proper dining skills and table manners helps them to succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally. So, introduce your child to proper table manners and dining etiquette today and help build their confidence for any social situation tomorrow! Small food samples will be served. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

Topics Include:
Approaching and seating at the table
Understanding place settings
The bread and butter plate
Passing food at the table
Appropriate table conversation
The napkin and its uses
How to correctly hold silverware
Proper use of silverware
The soup course
American and Continental styles of dining
What to do with unwanted food
Excusing yourself from the table

*All current covid guidelines will be followed (currently masks are optional).

Who: Children ages 7-12

Place: Town Hall Annex Gym, 856 Main Rd., Westport, MA
(*Please park in the back and enter through back gym door.)

Date: Sunday, 5/15 - Cancelled
Time: 3-4:30pm
Fee: $85
Instructor: Nikki Sawhney, from the New England School of Protocol

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