Table Manners

Eating Etiquette (How to Eat...)

Pizza is served at informal meals as an appetizer or a main course.

As an appetizer with cocktails, a small wedge of pizza is eaten with the fingers.

Large pieces of pizze served at a table require the use of a fork. If in doubt, watch the host and follow suit.

Eat pizza with a fork if it is the main course at a business meal. At a family meal, eat pizza with your fingers or a fork.

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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Table Setting Etiquette

table setting etiquette

Helpful hints for setting the perfect table!

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International Dining Etiquette

International Dining Etiquette

Visit our international dining etiquette section for more etiquette tips for your next trip overseas or hosting international guests!

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