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Restaurant Ready! Children's Restaurant Etiquette Workshop Register View Cart

In this class students will learn how to use good manners at the table when dining out at a restaurant or a special event. Table manners are not just about how to hold your silverware or how to place your napkin. Good table manners also show self-awareness, respect, and courtesy to others. They are important tools for social interactions that will benefit children personally and professionally for the rest of their lives.

Topics Include:
Invitations and how to RSVP
Waiting for a table
How to be seated
Speaking to servers
Menu & ordering food
Understanding the place setting and silverware
Trying new foods
Sharing food
Eating difficult foods
How to handle food allergies
Proper conversations at the table
Using please and thank you
Complimenting the chef and wait staff
Other restaurant manners: Staying seated, cell phones, belching, playing with utensils or tablecloth, handling spills, and more

For more info, please see: newenglandschoolofprotocol.com

A little bit about the instructor, Nikki Sawhney
Nikki Sawhney is the Director and Founder of the New England School of Protocol and provides workshops & classes in social skills, dining etiquette & modern manners to children, teenagers and adults. Nikki is a graduate of the prestigious American School of Protocol in Atlanta, Georgia where she received professional training earning Certification in Corporate, Business and Children's Etiquette. She has also trained under William Hanson, a British etiquette expert and a tutor for the international protocol and hospitality consultancy firm The English Manner. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and has worked in finance on Wall Street and in the retail industry. Through the New England School of Protocol, Nikki teaches her students how to convey confidence, courtesy, and be self-reliant in any social and dining situation. For more information please visit www.newenglandschoolofprotocol.com.

General Information
Location: Lower Level Conference Hopkinton Town Hall, 18 Main Street
Date: November 29th
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Grades: 2-7
Cost: $65.00

Refund Policy
If you withdraw from a program at any time prior to two weeks before the program start date, you will receive an account credit good towards other Parks and Recreation programs. Account credits do not expire. Account credit will not be issued if the cancellation takes place within two weeks of the program start date. Cancellations due to a medical emergency will have the option to receive an account credit or a refund at any time with proper medical documentation. If a program is cancelled by Parks and Recreation, you will have the option to receive an account credit or a refund for that program. The processing fee associated with all credit card transactions will not be refunded.

If a program is suspended due to a recommendation by the CDC or the State and local Dept. of Health, customers can elect to take a refund or a credit. Credits will have no expiration date and can be applied to any program and can be used for any member of your household.

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Session 1: Restaurant Ready! 
N/A 2 - 7 Tu  11/29/2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Hopkinton Town Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
$65.00 Res, $65.00 Non-Res
8 seat(s) available
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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