Daily Archive for June 22 2010
Polished table manners will distinguish you in both business and social arenas worldwide. Since more than 40 percent 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 1 p.m. at the Charleston Area Alliance, 116 Smith St. 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.
We are unable to invoice for groups with fewer than 10 or issue refunds for cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to the event. Thank you.