Charm - a modern spin on manners




If your social skills are intact, but your dining skills aren’t quite up to par, our private dining consultation is perfect for you. Not just for individuals, events for self organized groups of friends or family can also be arranged.┬áRates vary depending on size of the group and are exclusive of the meal in your home or the restaurant of your choice.

Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding Place Settings
  • Seating and Napkins
  • Soup and Bread Etiquette
  • Navigating Stemware and Silverware
  • American and European Dining
  • How to Pass Food at the Table
  • Host and Guest Duties
  • Appropriate Table Conversation
  • Ordering, Paying and Server Gratuities



Erika’s first employer was a top Wall Street firm, so navigating the corporate world comes naturally. Blending both social and business entertaining skills, she will ensure you’re comfortable whether entertaining clients, choosing a bottle of wine for the table or navigating a formal dining scenario.

Although this private event is for individuals, Lunch and Learn events and the like are also available for your company or firm. Group rates for corporate training are given upon request. Please contact us at to begin the planning of your bespoke event.

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