The French Finishing School experience is brought to Washington in a training led by the premier etiquette connoisseur,  Anne Debard of Etiquette a la Francaise. In the elegance and ambiance of the Historic Morrison Clark Inn in downtown Washington, refine, wine and dine with us. 

For young ladies ages 14-19, Ms. Debard will offer an exclusive full-day finishing program on Sunday January 21 .

With the following experiences: 3-course Fine Dining Luncheon and Afternoon Tea


Anne Debard of Etiquette à la Française 

Anne DEBARD is a French business woman, founder and CEO of “EAF – Etiquette à la Française” offering consultancy, training and coaching services for Corporates or Individuals in International Etiquette, Protocol, intercultural and interpersonal management. She works between France, Monaco, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa and Asia training for top global institutions, luxury palace hotels to include the Ritz Carlton Paris.


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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 politesse and professionalism needed to be competitive in today’s society.

Featuring one full day of etiquette training with a fine dining etiquette luncheon, afternoon tea, and sommelier-led wine training

Event: One-Day Finishing School

Location: Historic Morrison Clark Inn

Date: 21 January  2018

Times: 08:00  to 16:00

Audience: Young Women Ages 14-19

Course Cost: 750 USD (reservation made by 250 USD deposit)

Seats Limited to 12 Participants

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Presentation & Introductions, Poise, Posture & Deportment, Social Graces & Tact, Making Small Talk, Forms of Address, Correspondence, Digital Communications, Dress Code, Networking, Party Planning & Hospitality, Dinner & Cocktail Parties, Seating Plans & Precedence, 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
  • Digital Communications & Social Media
  • Dress codes
  • Dinner and Cocktail Parties
  • Seating Plans and Precedence
  • Table Setting
  • European Fine Dining



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