Beaumont Etiquette
Beaumont Etiquette

The Plaza Hotel Etiquette Program with Children and Teens

The Children’s Etiquette Program

The Plaza Finishing Program’s Children’s Etiquette Course with Beaumont Etiquette is an etiquette class for boys and girls, ages 5 to 10. Children will learn the fundamentals in both dining and social etiquette, including, but not limited to basic table manners, greeting adults with respect, making friends and positive body language and eye contact. In New York City the course is taught in The Plaza’s Eloise Tea Room and is limited to 24 students.  The National Tour will offer a Children’s Etiquette Course at Fairmont Dallas, which is limited to 30 children. The children’s program is $125 per child and includes light refreshments and beverages. See below for course descriptions.

Click here to register for the Saturday, September 22, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. course at Fairmont Dallas

Click here to register for the Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. course in the Eloise Tea Room at The Plaza

Click here to register for the Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. course in the Eloise Tea Room at The Plaza

The Teen Program at the Todd English Food Hall

Young adults, ages 12 to 17, can participate in The Plaza Finishing Program with Beaumont Etiquette with a special course designed for teens. Boys and girls will learn a range of basic etiquette, including dining, dressing, deportment, respect, consideration and kindness and introductions. This modern etiquette class will also cover social media, email and phone communications and event-specific etiquette (family parties, weddings, etc). This course will help teenagers develop confidence and self-esteem. The Course is taught in The Todd English Food Hall and is limited to 12 students. Parents are not allowed to attend the class with their child. The teen program is $125 per person and includes lunch. See below for course description.

The class is currently available on the following date:

SOLD OUT: Saturday, November 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. course

*We may be adding a Teen Course in October. Please check back for availability and updates.

If you have questions about The Plaza Hotel Etiquette Program for Children & Teens with Beaumont Etiquette, please email

Photograph by Brook Christopher


  • Greeting adults and superiors with respect
  • Dining etiquette / How to set the table
  • How to behave at a dining table (restaurants and private homes)
  • Making friends
  • Developing social skills, confidence and good communication
  • Dress and grooming 101
  • Positive body language and eye contact

  • Etiquette introduction: Respect, Consideration & Kindness
  • Dining etiquette
  • Personal appearance: Dressing & grooming
  • Introductions and handshakes: Greeting adults and superiors
  • Sitting, standing and walking like a lady/gentleman
  • Walking correctly in heels
  • Confidence and self-esteem through etiquette
  • Conversation etiquette
  • Poised posture instruction
  • Getting in and out of cars properly
  • Social Media, email and phone etiquette
  • Social events etiquette: etiquette at weddings, parties and beyond
  • Dress codes: Formal, semi-formal, cocktail and casual
  • Body Language
  • Getting in and out of cars properly
  • Eye contact
  • Dating Etiquette