Beaumont Etiquette Children's Etiquette
Beaumont Etiquette Children's 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 9. 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 children’s program is $150 per child and includes light refreshments and beverages.  Click the links below to register for an upcoming summer or fall 2019 Children’s Etiquette Course:

Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the Eloise Tea Room at The Plaza

Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the Eloise Tea Room at The Plaza

If you are interested in a private course, please email Danielle at

The Pre-Teen & Teen Program at the Todd English Food Hall

Young adults, ages 10 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 18 students. Parents are not allowed to attend the class with their child. The teen program is $150 per person and includes lunch.

Please email if you would like to be notified when additional 2020 Teen Course dates are added.

If you are interested in a private course, please email Danielle at

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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