South America Etiquette

international dining etiquette

The continent can be divided into three major cultures: the Andean in the north and west (Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia), the Southern Cone (Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay), and the Amazonas (Brazil and the Guyanas).

These links will take you to pages with dining etiquette information for the region. Where a particular country's dining etiquette dominates a region, those dining etiquette rules are incorporated by reference with a link to the page with the dominate dining etiquette.

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south american dining etiquette

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resting knife and fork etiquette

Our resting utensils etiquette section covers the rules (american and continental) for resting your utensils when taking a break from eating, when you are finished eating, and when you are passing food [...]

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knife and fork  etiquette

Correctly holding your fork, knife, and spoon is one of the most important dining etiquette fundamentals. Read more in our table manners section to learn this dining etiquette skill! [...]

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