PRESENCE & POLITESSE
5-week course for Adults
WHAT WE DO
Workshops, webinars, lunches & dinners covering fine dining etiquette and business protocol. From international topics to netiquette, we offer programming for your company, university or organization.
NEW! VIRTUAL ADULT TRAINING
Receive your etiquette training from any where in the world! Whether preparing for an important business dinner, recruitment interview or meeting…don’t leave the details to chance.
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.
ONLINE FINE DINING COURSE
Learn fine dining etiquette from the best in the comfort of your own home. More than the correct fork to use, this course teaches you the unspoken rules of fine dining etiquette business. Course available March 31st!
NEW! 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.
Looking to develop your subject matter expertise, become an etiquette instructor for adults or children, or obtain a certificate in etiquette? Look no further than The Etiquette Institute of Washington’s train the trainer program, now available in live virtual format..
The Art of Good Behavior
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.
Spill the Tea
COVID | Etiquette Considerations for Event Planners Our Director, Crystal L. Bailey, had the pleasure of contributing to a recent blog post by Without Clouds, an amazing team of event
Etiquette: Kids & Weddings Director Crystal L. Bailey gave her etiquette advice for incorporating young people into weddings for Baltimore Child magazine. “Children can bring excitement to weddings,” says Crystal
This December, our director shared her top etiquette tips with Northern Virginia Magazine. See the full story here. As a host, prep as much as you can in advance so