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Continental Style Dining Etiquette

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Continental Style Dining Etiquette

The Continental style is widely used and a better way of eating. The fork stays in the left hand, with the tines pointed down, and the knife is held by the right hand. The food is then speared by the fork and conveyed to the mouth. When we are talking or not eating (“resting position”), the knife and fork are crossed in the center of the plate, fork tines pointed down. The “I am finished” position the knife and fork are placed side by side on the right side of the plate at the 4 o’clock position or 6 o’ clock...

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