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Business Etiquette Dinner

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A meal in the company of others can be unnerving when you are unsure of which fork is appropriate for a particular course. The lessons learned in this workshop will enable you to enjoy dining in any setting, whether it is a casual bite, a business dinner, or a formal affair. Come learn to handle any eating situation with tact. Topics include:

  • Introductions and Handshakes
  • Appropriate Ordering
  • Your Place Setting
  • Utensil Use and Placement
  • Table Manners
  • Food Transportation
  • Dinner Conversation
  • Thank You Notes

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn the essentials of business etiquette. Take this critical first step to making the right impression the first time. Presented by Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting.

Sponsored by Career Services, the Bertolon School of Business Alumni Network and the Salem State Alumni Association.


Current Students

This event is free for current Salem State students. Register for the Business Etiquette Dinner through Handshake.

Shuttles will be available for students from campus to the Hawthorne Hotel and back. Students who register must deliver a $10 cash deposit to Career Services (Ellison Campus Center, room 105) before the event to hold their spot, which will be returned at the time of the event. Please contact Career Services at if you wish to take advantage of this perk!


Salem State alumni are invited to attend the annual Business Etiquette Dinner for a $15 event registration fee. Register online now!

When 8:00pm
Hawthorne Hotel
18 Washington Square West, Salem, MA

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