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Nov 20, 2017 at 09:11

20 Basic Dining-Table Etiquette Everyone Should Know And Follow

by Arushi Lohia

1. Never start the meal before the presence of the host.

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2. Don't blow your food and spill it on others, wait for it to cool down.

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3. Always pass both salt and pepper together even if someone asked for one of them.

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4. Once you pick up the silverware from the table, It should be kept on the plate after.

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5. Use the utensil that is farthest away from your first and work your way to the center.

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6. Always keep your mouth closed while eating.

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7. Food should be passed on to your right but it doesn't mean you can't give it to the person sitting on your left.

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8. The knife and fork are supposed to be held with handles in hand, forefinger on top and thumb underneath.

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9. Never use your fingers to push your food into your spoon.

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10. Keep the bread on your right meal in the centre and water on your left.

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11. Keep your mobile phone away from the table.

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12. Do not drink while chewing your food.

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13. Never add salt and pepper before tasting the food.

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14. Avoid placing your elbows on the dining table.

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15. Place the napkin on your chair if you go to the washroom in the middle of the meal.

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16. Do not look over your glass while drinking but into it instead.

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17. Always try and match your eating pace with others.

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18. Never lick your spoon or plate after eating.

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19. Once you're done, place the fork and knife in the centre of the plate.

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20. Thank the host before you leave.

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Basic, guys, basic! 

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