Social Skills and Dining Etiquette
Present your child with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social and dining situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our program is designed to teach children how to conduct themselves on the dining table in a restaurant, at home and when meeting new people. Teaching children proper social and dining skills helps them succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally.
Topics include: The importance of greeting others, rules of introduction, the handshake, eye contact, and the power of a smile, self-respect and respect for others, proper telephone etiquette, hygiene and appearance, writing thank you notes, sportsmanship etiquette, how to sit at the table, understanding place settings, different dining styles including American and Continental, appropriate table conversation, what to do with unwanted food, interacting with servers and much more. These skills will help your child to be confident, polished and polite. Some food items will be served during class so that the children can practice what they learn. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated. www.newenglandschoolofprotocol.com
Comprehensive Social Skills & Dining Etiquette
In today’s fast-paced, high tech society, teaching children manners is more crucial than ever. One of
the most important jobs we have as parents is to help children develop social skills, show them how to
interact with others in a polite manner, and teach them to treat everyone with respect. Whether the
occasion is a family gathering, a meal at a restaurant, or a quick trip to the grocery store, children can
apply our lessons in any social situations and practice good manners so that they become a habitual
part of their lives and set them apart.
Our 4 week/1 hour a week comprehensive etiquette program is designed to empower children
with life skills that will help them succeed at school, socially and later professionally. Our classes
teach children how to convey confidence, courtesy and be mindful of their words and actions. The
skills they learn will help your child be confident, polished, and polite.
Dining Etiquette Workshop
Like to take your school aged children out to eat with you at a fine dining 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 on 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! For more information visit www.newenglandschoolofprotocol.com.
Social Skills Workshop
Children are the leaders of tomorrow. Present them with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social situation by taking interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant. Our workshop is designed to empower them with life skills that propel them towards personal and professional success. These skills will help them succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally and can create an appealing differentiator that sets them apart. Our lessons aim to instill social consideration and mutual respect as we believe that when children are taught these basic social skills in their early years, they tend to become more socially responsible as they grow up. To survive the rising social pressure, children must be trained in a way to feel confident and comfortable around people and to find their place in the world.
Restaurant Ready Info
Like to take your school aged children out to eat with you at a restaurant but you’re a little afraid how they might behave? In this class students will learn how to use good manners at the table when dining out at a restaurant or a special event. Table manners are not just about how to hold your silverware or how to place your napkin. Good table manners also show self-awareness, respect, and courtesy to others. They are important tools for social interactions that will benefit children personally and professionally for the rest of their lives.
• Invitations and how to RSVP
• Waiting for a table
• How to be seated
• Speaking to servers
• Menu & ordering food
• Understanding the place setting and silverware
• Trying new foods
• Sharing food
• Eating difficult foods
• How to handle food allergies
• Proper conversations at the table
• Using please and thank you
• Complimenting the chef and waitstaff
• Other restaurant manners: Staying seated, cell phones, belching, playing with utensils or tablecloth, handling spills, and more