international dining etiquette
Dining etiquette for toasts. Wine is the most common beverage served with meals. You may find that your place setting has three glasses. One is for water and the other two for white and red wines. Wait for the host to propose a toast of "Prost" (meaning "Cheers") before lifting your glass.
Dining etiquette for seating. During social situations where food is involved, the most senior seats are at the head of the table and are reserved for the hosts. The most senior female guest is seated to the immediate right of the host, while the most senior male guest is seated to the immediate right of the hostess.
Dining etiquette for tipping. Restaurants commonly include a 15-percent gratuity charge as part of the bill.
european dining etiquette
- czech republic, slovakia
- scotland, wales
- southern slav
Our resting utensils etiquette section covers the rules (american and continental) for resting your utensils when taking a break from eating, when you are finished eating, and when you are passing food [...]Read More