It’s National Etiquette Week! The goal is to raise social awareness in all areas of American life, and I’ll be sharing quick tips that align with this year’s theme: “Little Things Matter.” I hope you’ll follow along and share these posts that you’ll find throughout the week here, and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!
On knife positioning:
The blade, or cutting edge, of your knife should always face inward – towards the plate in a place setting or facing you if in the resting position. A blade pointing outward could be interpreted as unfriendly or unsafe by your tablemates – especially the one seated to your right!