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    CHILDREN

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  • Fine Dining

  • Business Protocol

WHAT WE DO

CORPORATE

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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PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS

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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THE FINISHING SCHOOL

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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CHILDREN & TEENS

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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GIRL SCOUTS

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

18th December 2016

  • Holiday Tea at the Ritz

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6th November 2016

  • Junior Diplomat 3-Week Course

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1st February 2017

  • Executive Presence & Fine Dining

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Puttin’ on the Ritz | Holiday Tea

December 2016

Students enjoy the opulence of the Ritz-Carlton as they focus on: Poise & Posture, Introductions, First Impressions & Handshakes,

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Children's Etiquette Junior Diplomat

Junior Diplomat | Children’s 3-Week Course

November 2016

Students enjoy the opulence of the Hotel George as they focus on: Poise & Posture, Introductions, First Impressions &

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EXECUTIVE PRESENCE AND FINE DINING @ Mastro’s | February 2017

1 February 2017

4-course dinner & wine pairing

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Our Clients

Services

  • 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