Most of us enjoy having guests for diner, but it can be an anxiety provoking experience doing all the preparation and wondering if you have done it right. This module will take the guess work out of the preparation leaving you confident, knowing you have done a good job.   There is a real feeling of satisfaction and pleasure when everything goes well. In this module we will go through everything from invitations, menus, accepting gifts, seating guests, serving food, wines or drinks, toasting, table settings, self preparation, table manners and so on.


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Centrepiece Setting the mood (music, candles etc.) 
The arrival of guests 
Receiving gifts 
Serving food 
Appropriate conversation 
Making a toast 
Topics to avoid 
​Behaviour to avoid
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"The globally renowned Ellen Russell comes to Lagos......The participants called it the best training they had ever had."


To consider whom to invite 
Form of invitation including
dress code, dietary requirements etc 
Sending your invitations 
Planning the menu 
Which drink with which course 
Preparation for the meal 
Organising the house 
Setting the table 
Seating arrangements for guests 

Contact me now for  your one day etiquette training. Individuals and companies welcome. 

The training will cover: 

Making Introductions

Digital Etiquette 

Dining Etiquette

Dress Codes 

Deportment 

Improve Communication 

All courses CPD accredited 



          Hosting a Dinner Party





The English School of Business and Social Etiquette has built an excellent reputation for delivering corporate training and etiquette courses worldwide. Courses are certified for CPD and recognised internationally.