Table Settings And Utensil Usage

Course Code:[TSU01]
Instructor:Shikha Choda
TopicCourse Outline
Day 1Introduction to Table Setting Essentials
  • Types of Table Settings: Formal, Casual, Buffet
  • Importance of Table Settings in Various Settings
  • Setting a Casual Table
  • Tips for Hosting and Attending Formal Gatherings
Day 2Utensil Identification and Usage
  • Overview of Common Utensils: Forks, Knives, Spoons
  • Specialty Utensils and Their Functions
  • Practical Exercise: Identifying and Using Utensils
  • Techniques for Holding Utensils with Grace
Day 3Napkin Folding and Presentation
  • Art of Napkin Folding Techniques
  • Incorporating Napkin Decor in Table Settings
  • Practical Exercise: Napkin Folding Practice
  • Tips for Presenting Napkins Creatively
Day 4Glassware and Stemware Mastery
  • Types of Glassware: Water Glasses, Wine Glasses, and More
  • Proper Placement and Usage of Glassware
  • Practical Demonstration: Pouring and Serving Drinks
  • Tips for Maintaining Glassware
Day 5Seating Arrangement Etiquette
  • Principles of Seating Arrangements
  • Place Cards and Seating Charts
  • Strategies for Accommodating Special Guests
  • Strategies for Handling Seating Challenges
Day 6Importance of Table Decor in Setting the Ambiance
  • Table Decor and Centerpieces
  • Choosing Appropriate Centerpieces
  • DIY Centerpieces
  • Personalizing Settings for Special Events
Day 7International Dining Etiquette
  • Overview of International Dining Customs
  • Adapting Etiquette to Different Cultures
  • Navigating Global Dining Scenarios
  • Cross-Cultural Sensitivity in Table Settings

Course Features:

  • Discussions 
  • Presentation templates and tools
  • Personalized coaching and feedback

Course Materials:

  • Utensils
  • Napkins
  • Glassware
  • Decorative elements
  • Online Resources/Video Demonstrations

Assessment and Certification: Participants will be assessed based on their performances, participation and a final project. A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who successfully complete the course.

Course Duration: The course spans 7 consecutive days, with each day’s session lasting approximately 1 contact hour (online) and 1 supervised self-study hour.

Target Audience: This course is suitable for individuals at all levels who want to improve their table settings and utensil knowledge.

By the end of this 7-day course, students will be well-prepared to showcase their proficiency in table settings and utensil usage, making them valuable assets in various hospitality, event planning, and social scenarios.

Note: The course outline is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion. Any modifications will be communicated to students in a timely manner.

COST OF COURSE:  Kshs 40000/=

Payable before commencement of Course