We invite young ladies ages 8-12 to join us for Mademoiselle | The Finishing School Experience. Surrounded by the elegance and ambiance of the Historic Morrison Clark Inn in downtown Washington participants will be immersed in poise, polish and politesse, known by the French as le savoir vivre.

With the following experiences: 3-course Fine Dining Luncheon, Afternoon Tea, Sunset Reception for Families


Crystal L. Bailey, Director, The Etiquette Institute of Washington 

Ms. Bailey puts the “pro” in protocol as director of The Etiquette Institute of Washington. Recognized for her fresh approach, she is called upon for her expertise by international media outlets to include the BBC, CNN, and French Television. Ms. Bailey received her formal etiquette training at Debrett’s of London and Etiquette à la Française of Montpellier. She is a proud member of Cercle International des Experts en Etiquette Française.


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The old world finishing training of France and Switzerland with a modern day twist. Taught from the international perspective with heavy French influence, this course offers the extra social graces and soft skills needed to be competitive in today’s society.

Featuring one full day of etiquette training with a fine dining etiquette luncheon, afternoon tea, and sunset reception for Families

Event: One-Day Finishing School

Location: Historic Morrison Clark Inn

Date: Sunday, 13 June 2020 New Date!

Times: 08:00  to 16:00

Audience: Young Ladies Ages 8-12

Course Cost: 350 USD (reservation made by 100 USD deposit)

Seats Limited to 10 Participants



Presentation & Introductions, Poise, Posture & Deportment, Social Graces & Tact, Making Small Talk, Forms of Address, Correspondence,  Dress Code, Table Setting,  European Fine Dining


Training Topics

  • Defining « étiquette, protocole, gallantry, savoir-vivre, elegance »
  • A historical overview of etiquette
  • Presentation & Introductions
  • Poise, Posture & Deportment
  • Social Graces and Tact
  • Making Small Talk
  • Forms of Address
  • Correspondence
  • Dress codes
  • The Art of the Table
  • European Fine Dining



Please contact us with any questions or for payment schedule. Deposits are transferable, but non-refundable.