5 Dining Etiquette Rules Everyone Should Abide By

Use the Right Utensils

Using the correct utensils can be tricky, especially at formal dinners where multiple utensils are provided. A simple rule of thumb is to work from the outside in, using the utensils furthest from the plate first. This way, you’ll never have to guess which utensil to use for each course.

Keep Your Phone Away

It’s impolite to be on your phone during a meal, whether you’re dining alone or with others. Not only does it show disrespect to the people you’re with, but it also takes away from the experience of enjoying a meal and conversation with others.

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