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At 5:30 p.m. on November 13, 2009, students from Penn State York convened to participate in the eighth annual Professional Dining Etiquette Program.

Business Dining Etiquette

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Lynne Briel, President, The Professional Edge, Inc. and Certified Business Etiquette Trainer, conducted the hands-on Business Dining Etiquette session.

Topics included:

  • knowing the difference between business and social dining
  • handling difficult to eat foods
  • refusing or accepting foods you donít like
  • using napkins properly
  • maneuvering around utensils, china, glassware
  • knowing the difference between American and European dining styles
  • communicating with servers

The Student Activity Fee and Friends/Alumni of Penn State York sponsored this event.

If you are interested in

  • additional information about this event
  • sponsoring this event

please contact Larry Newcomer, IST Internship Coordinator (

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Last updated November 23, 2009

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