Table Manners

How to Behave in the Modern World and Why Bother
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (2.22 hours)
Product Number: Z100116656
Released: Oct 18, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781524723071
Narrator/s: Jeremiah Tower
Publisher: Books on Tape
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An authoritative and witty guide to modern table manners for all occasions by one of the world's most acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs Table Manners is an entertaining and practical guide to manners for everyone and every occasion. Whether you are a guest at a potluck or the host of a dinner party, a patron of your local bar or an invitee at a state dinner, this audiobook tells you exactly how to behave: what to talk about, what to wear, how to eat. Jeremiah Tower has advice on everything: food allergies, RSVPs, iPhones, running late, thank-yous, restaurant etiquette, even what to do when you are served something disgusting. This charming audio guide is your "Strunk & White" for navigating our cosmopolitan age with confidence and good taste.

Author(s): Jeremiah Tower
Original Publish Date: Oct 18, 2016

All formats/editions

Author(s): Jeremiah Tower
Product Number EB00666832
Released: Oct 25, 2016
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9780374714826

Professional reviews

"Sadly, this important, thoughtful, and oh-so-needed guide to today's desirable social and table manners and behaviors by the well-known restaurateur and chef is quite dry. It lacks the humor necessary to entertainingly soften the blow of learning just how rude much of society has become. Along with the less than perfect audio quality, Tower's tone comes off as more than a bit snooty. Dress codes, tipping, doggie bags, texting, and use of mobile devices at the table are all thoughtfully and articulately discussed, but the delivery doesn't have enough magic to engage the listener. W.A.G. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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