& TEENS

  • Fine Dining

  • Business Protocol



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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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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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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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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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

Upcoming Courses

16th August 2017

  • Executive Presence Training & Business Etiquette Dinner
  • 3 Seats Left

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24th September 2017

  • Etiquette on the Hill Teens 
  • Hotel George

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24th September 2017

  • Etiquette on the Hill Children
  • Hotel George

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Executive Presence & Fine Dining | Ocean Prime

August 2017

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

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Teen | Etiquette on the Hill

September 2017

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

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Junior | Etiquette on the Hill

August 2017

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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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

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Cherry Blossom Season Etiquette

CHERRY BLOSSOM SEASON ETIQUETTE Whether visiting D.C. specifically for Cherry Blossom festivities, or you are a native Washingtonian, there are few things we can all do to keep Cherry Blossom

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Business Lunch Quiz

We're excited about our upcoming Fine Dining & Business Etiquette Dinner at Eddie V's Prime Seafood located in Tysons Corner on April 21, 2016. Take our quiz below to see