Learn the basic social skills to communicate effectively and to conduct yourself in a professional manner in all social situations. Étiquette history, formal introductions, Continental and American style dining principles, entertaining guidelines, dress attire selections, and other useful techniques are covered in this course.
Students will practice their skills dining with various foods and beverages.
The eighteen hundreds gave birth to the quaint and charming ritual of “Afternoon Tea” in England. This ritual became an integral component of daily English life. In this course, students will learn who is credited with the origination of this favorite pastime, the essentials of tea étiquette, and the history of tea dating back to the twenty-eighth century BC. Students also will learn the proper way to serve tea and how to prepare, serve, and dine with savories, scones, and petits fours.
Students will practice their skills dining with various tea foods and tea.