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Western & Chinese Dining Etiquette

"Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society." - Confucius


To conduct yourself confidently in business and social occasions with people of different cultural and social backgrounds.

Workshop Content

  • A discussion and demonstration that will address the following:
    • Western Dining Etiquette
    • Universal no no's
    • Western dining dos and don'ts
    • Wine Selection and Appreciation
    • A Sit-down Western Lunch
    • Chinese Dining Etiquette
    • Chinese dining dos and don'ts
    • A Sit-down Chinese Lunch
  • A practical session with the following practices:
  • Seating Protocol
  • Role of a host and guests
  • Dining table conversation


  • 1 day workshop

Learning Outcomes

To practise seating protocol, playing hosts, playing the guests and western and Chinese style dining.

Our Clients’ Word

  • The trainer makes EVERYONE go through the Opening & Closing script and make sure they learn from it and most of the reps/ sups are not embarrassed or shy about it. Singapore Press Holdings - Creating the 5 Star Customer Experience on 28th June 2013
  • It had lots of practical attempts to cover the course. Olam - Power of Influence on 25th July 2013
  • Enjoyed the activity, enjoyed the course and learned about the bonding for team building. Olam - Managing Work Relationships Effectively on 30th July 2013
  • Very interactive, applicable to everyday life skills that can be acquired by practice and ways to help. UBS - Personal Branding and The Art of Communication on 11st July 2013
  • Presenter was interesting & very knowledgeable. Prudential - Lunch Talk : Boardroom Etiquette on 14th August 2013
  • The role plays were engaging and interesting. Capitaland - Service Excellence on 30th September 2013
  • The tip about networking was very useful. The choices of clothes and colors combination were very interesting. SGX - Professional Presence on 1st & 2nd October 2013
  • Happy atmosphere, interesting game, email writing, nature analyze. GTNexus - Delighting Your Customers on 19th October 2013
  • The color imaging and image perception are very useful and appropriate as frontline staff are the first impression clients get. Fullerton Hotel – Professional Image 16th October 2013
  • Very interactive and practical! AON - Persuasive Presentation Skills on 24th October 2013