What are your best etiquette tips for eating at a formal dinner?
Relax and be yourself, and above all enjoy the food and pleasant company.
If you are a male, pull out the chair for your female dinning companion. Put your napkin in your lap. Ask your female companion if she is ready to order first. Don't reach too far for anything on the table, ask politely for someone to pass it to you. When eating, elbows off the table, chew with your mouth closed. If you need to leave the table excuse yourself. Speak with your indoor voice. No cursing.
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