international dining etiquette
Dining etiquette in Uruguay is similar to the rules of dining etiquette in the other Southern Cone and South American countries. The dining etiquette information below presents Uruguayan variations from general dining etiquette of Southern Cone and South American as found on the Argentinean dining etiquette page.
Dining etiquette generally follows European dining etiquette. During the meal, keep your hands above the table (not in your lap), and when you are finished, arrange your knife and fork parallel to each other with the tines facing north on the rim of your plate.
Dining etiquette in a restaurant. Waitstaff may be summoned by subtly raising your hand and saying, "Mozo."
- Mike Lininger, Editor, Etiquette Scholar
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