Uruguay Etiquette

international dining etiquette

Dining etiquette in Uruguay is similar to the rules of dining etiquette in the other Southern Cone and South American countries. The dining etiquette information below presents Uruguayan variations from general dining etiquette of Southern Cone and South American as found on the Argentinean dining etiquette page.

dining etiquette

Dining etiquette generally follows European dining etiquette. During the meal, keep your hands above the table (not in your lap), and when you are finished, arrange your knife and fork parallel to each other with the tines facing north on the rim of your plate.

Dining etiquette in a restaurant. Waitstaff may be summoned by subtly raising your hand and saying, "Mozo."

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south american dining etiquette

resting knife and fork etiquette

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 [...]

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