Dining Etiquette – Dining Mistakes You’re Making That You Never Knew.

Dining Etiquette – 8 Dining Mistakes You’re Making That You Never Knew.

1. How you position your utensils sends specific signals to the waitstaff?
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2. Rubbing your chopsticks together is considered rude? It’s a sign that the establishment is low quality or their utensils are cheap.
(Source: Miami New Times.)

3. Resting your chopsticks across your bowl is considered a breach of etiquette?

4. Chopsticks should not be left vertically stuck into a bowl of rice because it resembles the ritual of incense-burning that symbolizes “feeding” the dead and death in general.

5. That there is a proper way to hold and place your utensils down? You shouldn’t hold a knife like a dagger or place the cutlery back on the table once you’ve picked them up.

(Source: The Art of Doing Stuff.)

6. You should pass the salt and pepper together ALWAYS?=. Don’t pass the salt or pepper separately.

(Source: Macma.)

7. This is considered an INFORMAL dining setting?

(Source: Etiquette Scholar.)

8. And this is what a FORMAL dining set up looks like?
(Source: Etiquette Scholar.)

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