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Thursday October 4th, 2012 - 18h00
Royal Ottawa Golf Club
4 course meal
$77 per person plus taxes and service
As per club policy, no jeans please

Teaching table manners

Ten Dining Commandments

Every Easter, somewhere between Good Friday and Easter Monday, you are bound to see a clip of Charlton Heston's epic performance as Moses in Cecil B. De Mille's 1956 movie, The Ten Commandments.


Every Easter, somewhere between Good Friday and Easter Monday, when sharing a meal in the company of others, you are bound to look at one of your loved ones, and think: "I can't believe he just bit, licked and sucked." And nooooo, he wasn't eating the traditional Cadbury Creme Egg. Enough of this! You vow to teach your family proper table manners.




Dine & Shine

Dining Etiquette


Business Dining

Interviewing while dining


Now that you know Dining Etiquette 101, let's explore five "sticky situations" that may be encountered during a contemporary business luncheon.

Dining Etiquette 101

Sticky situation :

I am a graduating law student and will be interviewing with three law firms over the course of the next month. My older brother's friend, who graduated in law two years ago, informs me it is common for the last interview to be held in an upscale restaurant while dining.


I am pretty comfortable handling interview questions but how do I manipulate the right utensils at the right time without looking self-conscious and appearing professional?