Chapter 3

Meal Manners

The following quiz on dining etiquette at business functions may serve to open your eyes to some limits in your knowledge of dining etiquette. These questions, and more, are covered in this chapter.

Business Meal Etiquette: Test Your Knowledge

Image Should I take a briefcase and/or folders to the dining table?

Take your business papers, but leave them under your chair or under the table until the entrée plates have been removed. When it is time to “talk business” be careful not to cover the table surface with papers.

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