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Sun, 11 Dec


The Macdonald Berystede Hotel, Ascot

Adults - One Day Dining Etiquette Event

Perfect your dining etiquette ahead of the festive season!

Adults - One Day Dining Etiquette Event
Adults - One Day Dining Etiquette Event

Time & Location

11 Dec 2022, 18:30 – 20:00

The Macdonald Berystede Hotel, Ascot, Bagshot Rd, Sunninghill, Ascot SL5 9JH, UK

About the event

*Limited Spaces.  Pre-Booking Essential*

Date: 11 December 2022

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Venue: The Wentworth Suite at The Macdonald Berystede Hotel, Sunninghill, Ascot 

Over a three-course dinner with our tutor Jo Bryant, learn the etiquette, expectations and protocols of modern British dining in this interactive, experiential and informative event.  

You will gain essential etiquette knowledge, enhanced social skills, and improved confidence and ease at the table.

From understanding table settings and getting started, to correctly using napkins, cutlery and crockery, every element of dining is covered. Also find out about decoding drinks and glasses, as well as managing sauces, side dishes, tricky foods and mishaps.

Jo teaches dining traditions, formal protocols and contemporary table conduct in a light yet informative style, along with sharing amusing historical facts and cultural references.

❖ Traditions and modern expectations

❖ Table settings and seating

❖ Getting started and finishing

❖ Correctly using napkins and cutlery

❖ Managing bread, side dishes, sauces

❖ Table posture and practical etiquette

❖ Interaction and conversation

❖ Pacing, resting and general expectations

❖ Decoding drinks, glasses, wine, water

❖ Managing tricky foods

❖ Asking for / refusing second helpings

❖ Handling mishaps, spillages etc

❖ Leaving the table

The fee (£145) is inclusive of all tuition, VAT and a set 3-course dinner menu, including soft drinks, and tea and coffee.  Smart dress code.

Any alcoholic drinks or supplementary items are payable by the client on the day.

This event will run for approximately 90 minutes; Jo will teach throughout the meal to enable immersive and experiential teaching, while enjoying dinner!


  • Adults - One Day Dining Event

    Join us for an evening of dining etiquete with etiquette tutor Jo Bryant

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