"Social skills are necessary for school success. They affect how you do on the playground, in the classroom, in the workplace" --Dr. Barbara Howard an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and an expert on behavior and development." The New York Times
ages 5-12, $95.00 per child.
From setting the table, to managing utensils and holding a conversation, this workshop will equip students with the confidence and savvy to dine in both the casual and formal settings-at home and at restaurants, as a host and as a guest. The workshop culminates with a meal and the opportunity to put dining skills to use.
- mealtime manners (casual vs. formal)
- setting the table
- managing utensils-American versus Continental dining styles
- eating tricky foods like peas, spaghetti, etc.
- managing glassware and making toasts
- table do's and don'ts
- ordering efficiently
- family-style dining
- eating “finger food” with a fork and knife
- host/ guest behavior
- technology at the table
*we are a nut-free environment and can accommodate dietary needs (please indicate on registration form)