& 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

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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. 

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Upcoming Courses

10.04.15   │Junior Diplomat Etiquette Course REGISTER

10.04.15   │Teen Ambassador Etiquette Course REGISTER (2 Spaces Remaining)

10.07.15   │Fine Dining & Business Etiquette Dinner REGISTER

10.08.15 │The Finishing School LEARN MORE (2 Spaces Remaining)


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Etiquette Institute of Washington Finishing School

The Finishing School

Class of 2016

Poise, posture and polish are the foundation our Finishing School

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Teen Ambassador Etiquette Class

Teen Ambassador – 4 Week Course

October 2015

Refinement and fine dining for teens in an intensive 4-week course.

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Children's Etiquette Junior Diplomat

Junior Diplomat – 4 Week Course

October 2015

An intensive 4-week course to offer your child the finer points of poise & polish.

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Business Dinner

Business Etiquette Dinner

October 7, 2015

Fine dining over a dinner & wine pairing.

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Spill the Tea

The musings of @CommonCurtsey


Le Savoir Vivre

Place de la Comédie, Montpellier, France Last weekend I had the extraordinary opportunity to travel to Montpellier, France to meet with world-renown etiquette expert, Anne Debard of EAF-Etiquette à la


University of Maryland School of Business Etiquette Dinner

SMITH FRESHMEN GET SCHOOLED IN ETIQUETTE Excerpt by Philip Peker, Smith Class of 2018 As hundreds of polished freshman Smith students filed into the Riggs Alumni Center on a brisk


Mother’s Day Etiquette Tea

I'm beyond excited to announce our 2015 Mother's Day Etiquette Lesson and Afternoon Tea! Last year it was held at the Borgata Hotel, Atlantic City, but this year, the goal

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