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10 Etiquette rules of eating publicly
Increasing business meetings over lunch or formal dinner with delegates or small function at home Eating etiquette are must when you eat any kind of food in public. It shows a sense of manners and how well behaved you are in public. So next time you plan to eat don’t forget to take care of 10 basic etiquette while enjoying food in public :
1. Never speak while eating – the basic rule at every mother’s dining table is the one that is never to be disobeyed. Speaking while chewing your food – no one is really amused to see that.
2. While in group don’t take lot of time to decide over what and what not to order. If you know about the place you are going to eat a simple search over Internet for online menu card will help you in deciding the best platter for your hunger.
3. If you are the host then make sure that the guests and especially female guests are the first one to choose their choice of order and then the male guests and then you order. It exhibits the gesture of respect to their choice of food.
4. Not only while ordering but even serving food is an important part that is to be taken care in public. Many people have the habit of smelling the food as it comes to experience it’s aroma and then pass on to others. Etiquette guide tells you to resist that temptation for delicious delight and instead enjoy the tasty food.
5. Taking pictures of well garnished food and posting it in social networking site is a big no no. With the increasing and addictive use of these people have become habitual of posting every detail of their daily chores.
6. Butter bread on your plate and not in mid air.
7. While using spoon or fork bring food to your mouth, instead of bending down to the plate. This way you minimise the chance of spilling of food.
8. Hungry stomach and delicious food are hard to resist. But it is always good to wait to start eating untill everyone is seated and served properly.
9. If you are the host make sure to give your credit card before everyone sits down to eat.
And finally the 10 and most important point that will make you most admired in the list is to never discuss work at food. Even if you are with business associates unless they initiate or ask never be the first one to start talking about office work. There are many things to talk about. In stead you can talk about sports. New movies, latest book launch or any happening event. Also, don’t forget to keep your things off the table. Especially cell phones, you won’t be engaged in getting while others would feel ignored.
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Anindita Dass is armed with engineering degree, moved on to creative writing. Apart from this Annie loves sketching and reading novels. Not to forget, Annie is rebel of a girl is what the world thinks she is. Truth is-so does she!
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