Refine your dining skills and learn the history of polite eating while enjoying the finest food in one of London’s best dining venues, The Ritz restaurant.
You’ve seen the lavish dinner table scenes on Downton Abbey and The Crown - ever wished you could master the rules of the table so you fit in with the Windsors and Crawleys?
You will be taught all styles of dining etiquette (formal and informal) while enjoying a delicious lunch in one of London’s most prestigious restaurants in the heart of London. William will guide you through the plethora of rules and nuances of dining etiquette so you can confidently eat with friends, family and co-workers.
Even for those whose table manners are pretty polished already, you can enjoy learning the amusing and rich history behind the manners that we still use today.
Navigating the place setting
Don't hold it like a knife! How to correctly hold cutlery
The rhythm of dining
Posture and positioning for dining
How to eat everything easily, from caviar to burgers
Condiments and sauces
Customs and nuances around the world
Toasts and speeches
Port protocol: Do you know the Bishop of Norwich?
Tea, coffee and liqueurs
Styles of service
What to do when things go wrong
Investment upon application. Group and couple rates available.
Investment inclusive of three-course lunch with soft drinks, coffee and tuition.
Venue: The Ritz, London.
Children's dining etiquette course also available.