& TEENS

  • Fine Dining

  • Business Protocol

In January 2018, French etiquette expert Anne Debard of Etiquette à la Française joins The Etiquette Institute of Washington for an unparalleled French Finishing School experience.

women/femmes young ladies/jeune femmes filles/girls Guest Instructor Anne Debard





In January 2018, CEO of Etiquette à la Française, Anne Debard, will visit Washington in a cultural etiquette exchange providing a two-day adult European Finishing School Experience. Reserve your space today!

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Whether preparing for an important business dinner, recruitment weekend, interview or meeting…don’t leave the details to chance. Available for executives and professional students. Polish your Executive Presence!

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Workshops, seminars, lunches & dinners covering fine dining etiquette and business protocol. From international topics to netiquette, we offer programming for your company, university or organization.

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Workshops, courses, private in-home lessons and group events for children ages 5 & up. First impressions, introductions, poise & posture, netiquette, table setting & dining etiquette.

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Girls Scouts of the USA earn up to 5 different badges and patches with programming for all scouting levels.

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Poise, presence and polish  are the focus of our year-long Finishing School for girls based on the French principle of “le savoir vivre”. The program offers international and fine dining etiquette training along with cultural and intellectual refinement.

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The Art of
Good Behavior

About Us

The Etiquette Institute of Washington proudly serves DC, Maryland, Virginia and beyond as the modern manners authority. Whether fine dining or business etiquette, the Institute offers customized programming options for children, teens and adults.

Our Director


Guest Speaker | Anne Debard

Upcoming Courses

 21st March 2018

  • Executive Presence Training & Business Etiquette Dinner

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25th February 2018

  • Teen Ambassadors
  • Hotel George

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25th February 2018

  • Junior Diplomats

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Executive Presence & Fine Dining | Ocean Prime

March 2018

Executive Presence  Our evening begins with a 90-minute business etiquette training that will put you a cut above

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Teen Ambassador | Etiquette on the Hill

February 2018

Taught as a Junior Business Etiquette Lesson  covers Poise & Posture, Introductions, First Impressions & Handshakes, Making Conversation and

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Junior Diplomat | Etiquette on the Hill

February 2018

In the elegant setting of the Hotel George, Students learn Poise & Posture, Introductions, First Impressions & Handshakes,

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Our Clients


  • All
  • Adults
  • Business
  • Children
  • Teens

Spill the Tea

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Welcome The Finishing School | Class of 2018

On October 12, 2017 we welcomed to the Historic Morrison Clark Inn our Finishing School Class of 2018. Watch as these young ladies embark on a year-long journey of Poise,

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Anne Debard | Etiquette à la Française

  In January 2018, the European Finishing School experience is brought to Washington in a training led by the premier etiquette connoisseur,  Anne Debard of Etiquette a la Francaise. Interested in this

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The Finishing School Graduation | Class of 2015-2016

Congratulations to our 10 beautiful graduates who spent the year studying Le Savoir Vivre. From our Holiday Tea at the Ritz Carlton to meeting Misty Copeland at the Kennedy Center