8 Table manners have one purpose – to make eating a pleasant experience for everyone at the table.
9 Good Manners 1. More comfortable in a social situations. Examples of etiquette: Hat off indoors and/or at the table; No double-dipping; follow the lead of your host or hostess; say “please” and “thank-you”Asset in the working world.Examples include: business transactions and employment opportunies.
10 Reservations Call ahead of time to reserve a table. Give your name, number of people in your party and the time you plan to arrive.
11 Restaurant EtiquetteInvolves same good manners that may be used else where.Late or deciding not-to-go, you must call and cancel reservation.
12 3. Paying separately – tells server before ordering Be considerate and patient, server may be serving # of people at the same time.
13 Tips Extra money given to the server on appreciation for good service. Average 15-20%Buffet style 10% (server fills water glasses, brings beverages and clears table)Coffee shopsTips for just a beverage is no less than $.2515% for a meal, at least $.50 (which ever is greater)
14 6. The tip on a $70.00 meal is:$10.50$12.50$5.75$7.00
15 Typical Table Setting Bread-and-butter plate (knife) Water Glass Napkin – placed on lap during dinnerCup and SaucerSilverware – can consist of salad fork, dinner fork, dessert fork, dinner knife, teaspoon, soup spoon and cocktail fork
16 How to set a TableA. Napkin B. Service Plate C. Soup Bowl D. Butter Plate/Butter Knife or Salad Plate E. Water Glass F. White Wine G. Red Wine H. Fish Fork I. Dinner Fork J. Salad Fork K. Service Knife L. Fish Knife M. Soup Spoon N. Dessert Fork/Spoon