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Learn Dining Etiquette at Food for Thought

Food for Thought Luncheon FoodforThoughtSmall
Wednesday, June 23
Noon – 1 p.m.
Charleston Area Alliance
1116 Smith Street

Click here to register.

Polished table manners will distinguish you in both business and social arenas worldwide.  Since more than 40% of business is conducted over a meal, the corporate world has come to recognize the importance of dining etiquette.  The way you present yourself at lunch or dinner influence your business and success just as much as the product or service you provide.  

Join us for our next Food for Thought Luncheon on Wednesday, June 23 from noon to 1pm at the Charleston Area Alliance.  This session, led by Loren Smith, will help you improve the image you portray while dining.

This Food for Thought will focus on:

  • Silverware Savvy
  • Styles of eating-American & Continental
  • The Silent Service Code
  • Other Dining Do’s and Don’ts

About the speaker:

Loren Smith was trained and certified by The Protocol School in Washington, the only such accredited institute in the country.  Her education background includes graduating summa cum laude from Georgia Southern University with a B.A. in French and German.  She went on to earn a master’s in linguistics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. 

Ms. Smith taught Japanese at UNC-CH for four years and was awarded the prestigious Undergraduate Teaching Award in 1992. 

Ms. Smith offers seminars in corporate etiquette and international protocol.

Cost to attend this Food for Thought Luncheon is $20 for current Alliance members/$30 for future members.  Seating is limited and an RSVP is required to attend.   Lunch will be provided.  To register, please visit www.charlestonareaalliance.org/events.  For more information, contact Lesley Hager at LHager@CharlestonAreaAlliance.org or (304)340.4253.

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