Presentation on theme: "1 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009 5:45 – 6:45 pm Ybor City Campus - Ybor Room Presenters: Sara Mercer - Cynthia Brady WATCH YOUR MANNERS!"— Presentation transcript:
1 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009 5:45 – 6:45 pm Ybor City Campus - Ybor Room Presenters: Sara Mercer - Cynthia Brady WATCH YOUR MANNERS!
2 Appropriate Attire Basic Table Manners Common Courtesy PERSONAL ETIQUETTE
3 Appropriate Attire Appropriate clothing and personal etiquette are equally important in the classroom, at home, restaurants and other public events.
4 Ladies! Ladies! Low, comfy flip- flops and loafers are NOT dressy enough for semi-formal occasions. What to Wear FEMALES Business Suit w/Skirt or Dress Pants
5 MALES No sneakers, nor baseball caps gentlemen. What to Wear Shirt, Tie & Dress Slacks
6 BASIC TABLE MANNERS At Home, School or Dining Out
7 A great trick to help you remember the order, left to right for a basic table setting is to just picture the word “FORKS.” F for Fork O for Plate (the shape) R ight of Plate K for Knife S for Spoon Table Setting Guide BASIC PLACE SETTING
9 Other things to know: Knife blades always face the plate Napkins go to the left of the fork, or on the plate Bread and butter plate and knife are optional BASIC PLACE SETTING continued
10 This following illustration shows how a table would be set for the following informal menu: Soup course Salad or first course Entrée Dessert Table Setting Guide INFORMAL PLACE SETTING
11 a. Dinner plate b. Two forks c. Napkin d. Dinner knife e. Spoons f. Glasses g. Salad plate h. Bread plate with butter knife i. Dessert spoon and fork * j. Coffee cup and saucer INFORMAL PLACE SETTING
12 Table Setting Guide OTHER THINGS TO REMEMBER: PROPER EATING Chew with closed mouth No talking with food in mouth No slurping, finger licking, belching or grooming/place accessories under table or chair Pass food, salt, and pepper to the right PROPER POSTURE No leaning or elbows on the table Gentlemen wait for Ladies before sitting, standing or leaving the table HAND FOOD - It is perfectly acceptable to use your hands to eat: breads ‘hors doers (cheese & crackers, chicken wings, just to name a few) other finger foods (tacos, mini-burgers, egg rolls, just to name a few)
13 The best way to make sure that you’re “minding your manners” is to generally use those basic common courtesies: Thank you No thank you Excuse me May I COMMON COURTESY