Receiving guests often becomes a real family event. It is important that visitors feel the warmth and comfort of your home and feel comfortable.
There are rules of etiquette that eliminate the hosts from the hassle and make it possible to create the atmosphere of friendliness and hospitality.
Start with a proper invitation. On a small family party invite guests can be in the normal course of a phone call or in person. Only this should be done in advance, not on the eve of the event. Most people take time to make changes to your weekly routine, buy gifts and just prepare for the visit. If guests will take part in major events such as the celebration of the anniversary or wedding, it is best to send each a letter of invitation.
Invite guests, put them aboutreceiving target and its format. This will allow them to choose the appropriate attire and deliver all of the misunderstandings. If you have planned a tea party with cakes, the guests can have dinner in advance, in order to feel comfortable.
Try also notify each of whoI have been invited to the event. For example, it is not always desirable to simultaneously invites former spouses. In this case, your guest can decide whether it is convenient to accept the invitation or should politely refuse.
With a large number of guests and try to correctwithout error to place them at the table. Most considered the place of honor in front of the front door. If your company there are men, a place of honor on the right and left of the home team. To have one of the guests special attention, the owner can offer him a seat in front of him.
Placing guests at the table, sits down next to the ladiesmen. Couples razdelit- better with the exception of only the bride and groom. Those who would like to talk about, it is desirable to sit next to those who are considered to be a good conversationalist. Knowing their guests, their likes and dislikes, you will be easier to choose the most suitable for each place at the table.
New people in the company, imagine the assembled guests. Open the door when new guests - the duty of the house owners. While all do not come rassyadutsya, the hosts at the table do not sit at home.
Inviting guests to the table, do not be toointrusive. The food should not offer more than twice. Accustomed, guests will choose a dish to your liking. It signals the end of the feast usually takes the mistress of the house. Remember that polite owners did not finish the meal before the guests.
When communicating with the guests try to avoid thosewhich may give rise to disputes or conflicts. Not accepted to discuss in unfamiliar company issues related to politics or religion. And it is absolutely unacceptable to stoop to gossip about mutual acquaintances. Best of all, if you gathered in your house guests have common interests. Then the communication will easily and naturally, and every evening will bring only pleasant impressions.
Accompanying guests after the meeting, make surethat they are not mixed up their belongings with strangers. If the visitors was the lady that has no pair, the owner responsibility to provide for her escort.