The Art And Proper Etiquette Of Afternoon Tea

Author: Bernadette Petrotta
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781511675482
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Polite Society School of Etiquette presents Etiquette Series Volume II, The Art and Proper Etiquette of Afternoon Tea. Written out of love for tea, this beautiful tea book is dedicated to tea connoisseurs who love going out for Afternoon Tea in beautiful teahouses and dining on delicious scones, savories, petits fours, and of course, sipping their favorite brew of tea. In The Art and Proper Etiquette of Afternoon Tea, explore the world of tea etiquette along with carefully selected recipes that will become a cherished part of your repertoire. With beautiful photographs, the prettiest china, gleaming silver, and floral bouquets, The Art and Proper Etiquette of Afternoon Tea will take the reader through the history of Victorian Afternoon Tea, High Tea, Formal Afternoon Tea, Cream Tea and other styles of tea. It presents historic individuals who influenced the development of tea. Learn how to prepare a "Proper" tea at home, how to brew the perfect pot of tea and prepare scones, savories, and petits fours. Instruction is also provided on formal and informal invitations, how to set a buffet tea table for a large event, and how to set a tea tray for an intimate tea for two. The Art and Proper Etiquette of Afternoon Tea contains guidelines on table settings, serving techniques, dining with stemware, teacups and saucers, and dining with finger foods. Continental and American style dining are illustrated by easy-to-follow diagrams depicting utensil rest and finished positions. Information on entertaining, napkin etiquette, and healthy organic tea recipes with nutritional information is also provided. Whether enjoying a cup of tea in the morning, the afternoon, or the evening, this wonderful companion never fails us. It warms us when we are cold. It soothes us when we are weary. It lends sophistication and grace to our gatherings. Tea can be counted on to always save the day and bring the proper perspective to each day's challenges. So today, as with everyday, let us raise our cup to the hungry Duchess of Bedford who experienced that "sinking feeling" which she remedied by dining in her boudoir with tea, cakes, tarts, and biscuits. Thank you Duchess...and thank you Queen Victoria for popularizing "teatime" and making it a regular pastime of the proper English Lady and helping to inspire this book.

The Art Of Timeless Tiquette Graceful Dining Manners And Afternoon Tea

Author: Bernadette M. Petrotta
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ISBN: 9780988874220
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The Polite Society School of Étiquette presents Volume IV, The Art of Timeless Étiquette, Graceful Dining Manners, & Afternoon Tea, featuring Social Graces, Étiquette History, Introduction Methods, Entertaining Guidelines, Correspondence Protocol, History of Tableware, Dining Out Manners, American and Continental Dining, Appropriate Dress Attire, History of Tea, Types of Tea, Tea Pairings and Tastings, Tea Food Dining Instructions, and Formalities for Preparing a "Proper" Afternoon Tea. This latest volume is an updated compilation of Volume I and Volume II with additional étiquette guidelines and instructions. The Art of Timeless Étiquette, Graceful Dining Manners, & Afternoon Tea offers practical knowledge in basic social skills for all occasions and settings and includes useful information and advice to enhance one's lifestyle in the social and business world. It takes the reader through a brief history of étiquette, offers introduction methods and conversation techniques, provides guidelines for entertaining, presents illustrations for formal, informal, and family style table settings, and explains the difference between Continental and American style dining. It also provides instructions on the proper way to consume soups, beverages, tea, coffee, and various difficult foods.With beautiful photographs, exquisite china, gleaming silver, and stunning floral bouquets, The Art of Timeless Étiquette, Graceful Dining Manners, & Afternoon Tea delights the senses with elegant and picturesque table settings, antique teacups, and beautiful linens.In the chapters dedicated to Afternoon Tea, detailed information is provided on the history of tea, styles of tea, types of tea, tea pairings with fruits and savories, and tea tasting characteristics. Instructions are provided on making the perfect pot of tea for this charming custom as it became the forefront of high society. Detailed guidelines are presented on how to set a proper tea table and how to set up a tea style buffet along with instructions on dining with savories, scones, and petits fours. This newest volume illustrates various methods for conducting oneself gracefully in his or her professional life keeping in mind the importance of first impressions. The chapter on virtues contains important information on self-discipline, friendship, courage, and other aspects for living a good life. As an added bonus, The Art of Timeless Étiquette, Graceful Dining Manners, & Afternoon Tea contains chapters on the history, usage, and care of all tableware that includes flatware, dinnerware, stemware, and crystal. Credit is given to Richard Osterberg's book, Sterling Silver Flatware (Published in 1994 by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.) for much of this information. Mr. Osterberg's continuing and passionate interest in antiques and silver began during his Vermont childhood. He was introduced to a goldsmith and silversmith from Scotland and over time developed an interest in English, Scottish, and American silver which resulted in several publications. Credit is given to William Hanson who is the leading étiquette coach and social commentator in the United Kingdom. His life's work is and continues to be the training of royalty, government officials, diplomats, and VIPs who wish to integrate good manners into the global forum. Mr. Hanson's expert advice is absolutely priceless.Whether one is a homemaker, business professional, or student, The Art of Timeless Étiquette, Graceful Dining Manners, & Afternoon Tea will empower every reader with confidence as he or she learns life-changing essential manners and practical skills while exploring the world of étiquette.

Afternoon Tea

Author: Julia Skinner
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442271027
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Afternoon Tea focuses on the history and development of afternoon tea. While other books focus on etiquette, recipes, or a few notable figures, this book offers a more in-depth consideration of the meal by discussing its intersections with English colonialism, its changes over time, and its regional variations.

The Art Of The Social Graces

Author: Bernadette Michelle Petrotta
Editor: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781467966832
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Polite Society School of Etiquette presents The Art of the Social Graces. Whether you are a homemaker, business professional, or student, The Art of the Social Graces offers practical knowledge in basic social skills for all occasions and settings, and includes useful information and advice to enhance one's lifestyle in the social and business world. From beginning to end of ten clearly organized sections, accompanied by easy-to-follow illustrations, The Art of the Social Graces takes the reader through a brief history of etiquette, offers introduction methods, provides techniques for entertaining, invitations and dining, presents guidelines for table settings, and even puts forward the etiquette of tipping. Other topics include dressing for success, conducting oneself in the business world, and writing thank you notes. In the Easy Entertaining section, the reader is presented information on table settings for formal dinners with a serving staff, informal dinners without a serving staff, family style dining, buffet style dining, and supplementary entertaining guidelines. Clear illustrations depict the various table settings discussed. The section entitled, Graceful Dining Manners, is devoted to explaining, in great detail, the art of Continental and American dining. Easy-to-follow diagrams depict utensil rest and finished positions for these dining styles. Also included are instructions on dining at a buffet, the proper way to consume soup with and without soup bowl handles, and how to hold and drink from cups and stemware. As an added bonus, The Art of the Social Graces contains a section on Victorian Afternoon Tea with instructions on making the perfect pot of tea, illustrated tea settings, and dining etiquette for scones, savories, and petits fours. The Art of the Social Graces will empower readers with confidence and learning essentials that will be life changing. Website: www.PoliteSocietySchool.com

Ladies Home Journal And Practical Housekeeper

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The Critic Good Literature

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United States Educational Scientific And Cultural Motion Pictures And Filmstrips Suitable And Available For Use Abroad

Author: U.S. National Commission for UNESCO. Panel on Educational Films
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The Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook

Author: Downton Abbey
Editor: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1681885034
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This elegant cookbook captures the essence of teatime at Downton Abbey with classic recipes for sweets and savories, etiquette notes, tea service knowhow, and lavish imagery to recreate this British tradition. Afternoon tea is a revered and treasured English tradition—and no one knows better how to prepare and enjoy a proper tea than the residents of Downton Abbey. With this alluring and vibrant cookbook, fans of the PBS series and anglophiles alike can stage every stylish element of this cultural staple of British society at home. Spanning sweet and savory classics—like Battenberg Cake, Bakewell Tart, toffee puddings, cream scones, and tea sandwiches—the recipes capture the quintessential delicacies of the time, and the proper way to serve them. This charming cookbook also features a detailed narrative history and extols the proper decorum for teatime service, from tea gowns and tearooms to preparing and serving tea. Gorgeous food photographs, lifestyle stills from the television series and recent movie, and character quotes bring the characters of Downton Abbey—and this rich tradition—to life in contemporary times.

Afternoon Tea

Author: Muriel Moffat
Editor: Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 177100052X
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A delectable peek at the tradition of afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel -- and the enchanting history of taking tea Muriel Moffat has been sipping tea at Victoria's storied Empress Hotel for 60 years -- and sharing all those lovely cups with four generations of Moffats. When she poured her love of all things tea into a darling little book, it soon became a bestseller, with 30,000 copies sold from the shelves of the Empress gift shop in just five years. Beautifully redesigned and ready for its book trade debut, Afternoon Tea offers a peek behind the curtain at the magnificent hotel, where afternoon tea has been taken with elegance and gourmet indulgence since 1908. Included are several well-loved recipes from the Tea Lobby, which has hosted the likes of Queen Elizabeth II, Rudyard Kipling and Shirley Temple. This charming book is also a chatty and colourful history of tea and the many rituals surrounding it, sure to entertain the novice and enthusiast alike. Steeped in a love of traditions, Ms. Moffat's beloved book celebrates a littleknown ritual that may just be the foundation of everything worthy -- family, friends and, of course, tea."

Good Manners And Etiquette A Beginner S Guide To Everything Proper

Author: Mathilde Benmoha Carro
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1329905873
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This book is a primer into the world of good manners and etiquette. Topics covered include formal and informal dining etiquette, table-setting, how to host dinner parties, image etiquette and much more. You will learn about what is proper behavior in a variety of situations - what it is to have good manners. We hope you enjoy the book and gain valuable skills and tools as well.

The Butler Speaks

Author: Charles MacPherson
Editor: Appetite by Random House
ISBN: 0449015920
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Host a dinner party * Make a bed * Set a table * Use the proper fork * Polish silver * Prepare high tea * Present a calling card * Make conversation * Fold a shirt ... all with the charm, ease and sophistication of a butler. Now in its fifth printing, this beautifully illustrated style, etiquette and entertainment guide lays out the essentials of entertaining and household management in a clear, straightforward style. For anyone who rents or owns--be it a small urban condo or a lavish country estate--The Butler Speaks includes everything you need to know to simplify, organize and care for your home. Charles MacPherson offers modern advice on personal style and etiquette--how to receive guests; present your business card; make polite dinner conversation-- and advice on entertaining at home--how to make a cheese plate; hold your cutlery; set a table--all with the flair, charm and unpretentious grace of the butler.

Manners And Social Usages

Author: Mary Elizabeth Wilson Sherwood
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Etiquette manuals are an important sources of information on ballrooms and social dance during the nineteenth-century. Sherwood's book is an exceptional source for etiquette as it was practiced in the late 1880s. Additionally, of the book's fifty-nine chapters, two are devoted to dancing and balls.

The Manners That Win

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The Critic

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The Critic

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The Art Of Hosting Entertaining Dining Protocol

Author: Agnes Koh
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Doing business in Southeast Asia requires a vast experience and understanding in cultures, traditions and customs. This book provides significant details, sensitive issues and nuances on how to navigate your people relationship in Singapore, a country who is ranked number one in the region for its strong financial hub and excellent political business climate. If you wish to bridge the gaps between western and eastern cultures, this is definitely an excellent book as it demonstrates a variety of hosting, entertaining and dining protocol in a cosmopolitan city-state with diverse metropolis. The author, Agnes Koh has been a passionate advocate of etiquette and protocol for over a decade. She constantly exudes positive energy and radiates a sensible, pragmatic and realistic aura. Throughout the past years, she has facilitated hundreds of workshops and established strong, solid and long-term relationships with a diverse range of clients. Her commitment, service and qualities are reflected in the workshops she implements and in her life journey. Agnes holds a vast portfolio of senior management experiences. These include deluxe hotels and hospitality which spans across Food & Beverage, Rooms Division, Event Management, Catering (MICE & Wedding), Tourism and Travel and theme restaurant chains. Her experience has allowed her to be acquainted with eminent political figures such as the late President Ong Teng Chong, the founding father of Singapore, Mr Lee Kuan Yew, as well as ministers of various portfolios and celebrities. Dining is a lifestyle nuances in Asia and many foreigners committed unprecedented faux pas when it comes to meeting the locals. With proper guidelines for social and dining etiquette shared by Agnes, you will gain huge insights, advantages and benefits. Some chapters' highlights are: - Table Settings for Continental, American, Italian, Chinese and Afternoon Tea- Navigation of proper utensils- Seating protocol- Guest and Host rules- Hosting and entertaining in Chinese Culture- What to expect from a guest in the Chinese Banquet- Chinese table manners- Attending a Chinese wedding banquet- Chinese service protocol- Auspicious Meaning Behind Serving Chinese Dishes- Chinese traditions and customs- Wine Etiquette and toasting protocol- English afternoon tea and etiquette- The art of networking and mingling It is very important to remember that the rules of etiquette vary from country to country and can be culturally sensitive. Therefore, by understanding the etiquette and the cultural context that these rules come from, you can avoid any misunderstanding and offence.Individually you will gain self-confidence and self-esteem, upgrade your social skills, enhance your image, provide a competitive edge in today's market and create potential opportunities for yourself in any social environment. In a corporate environment, proper etiquette can enhance your company profile amongst industry peers, improve your professional skills, foster dignity and respect in the workplace and improve both internal and external relations.Think of it as a "how to" guide in navigating life. As they say, protocol and etiquette can transform a man into a gentleman and a woman into a lady.

Emma The Etiquette Cat

Author: Bernadette Michelle Petrotta
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781499739954
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Polite Society School of Etiquette presents Etiquette Series Volume III, EMMA The Etiquette Cat: Meet Emma. Beautifully written and illustrated, this children's book is about Emma Elizabeth, an adorable Ragdoll feline. She is about two years old and is the sweetest kitty cat. Mischievous and loving with an abundance of curiosity, Emma fancies herself as a well-behaved kitty and her daily quest is to please her mum. She loves to play and sometimes gets into a bit of trouble, but her mum is very forgiving and gently corrects her. Children will instantly fall in love with Emma as they try to emulate her good manners. They will also enjoy her appetite for treats and her delightful personality. Gaylen Whiteman, an extremely talented artist who lives on picturesque Whidbey Island, beautifully illustrates Emma's bright blue eyes and her gorgeous furry coat. Gaylen, who signs by her first name, captures Emma's curious personality as she is featured near mum's tea table, antique tub, and other interesting areas of her home. The book also includes a fabulous healthy English Scone Recipe, a Mock Devonshire Cream Recipe, and a Blackberry Fruit Spread Recipe for parents to make with their children along with a short explanation of the word "etiquette," a child's place setting illustration, and a family-style place setting illustration.