Etiquette Dinner FAQ

How can I tell if my attendance is confirmed?
You will receive a confirmation page and a confirmation e-mail after paying. Please print the receipt that appears after you register and bring it to the event as back-up confirmation.

What is "professional attire?"
Professional attire is how you would dress for an important meeting or interview. Please remember - You are dressing to impress other professionals in a polished and professional manner.

Options for Men
  • Suit and tie
  • Dress pants or nice khakis with a suit jacket and no tie
  • Dress pants and solid color long-sleeved shirt with or without a tie
  • Black or Brown polished shoes in good condition
  • NO jeans (any color), sneakers, flip-flops, T-shirts or shorts, etc.

Options for Women
  • Skirt or pants with a suit jacket and nice blouse or shell underneath
  • Dress skirt or pants with a short or long-sleeved blouse
  • Shoes (either flat or heel, preferably closed-toe) that match the color of your skirt or pants
  • Black or Brown polished shoes in good condition
  • NO jeans (any color), sneakers, flip-flops, T-shirts (unless plain and under a suit jacket), mini-skirts, shorts, tank tops, etc.

What will be served for the meal?  
  • Freshly Baked D’Amico Breads with sweet cream butter
  • Grilled chicken breast w/ dried Michigan Cherry cream sauce on potato puree with seasonal vegetables
  • Vegetarian Option: Three Cheese Lasagna with roasted red peppers, artichokes and mushrooms 
  • Assorted Miniature Desserts 
  • Raspberry Lemonade, Dark Roast Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Hot Tea


Can I bring a guest?

On the registration website, you may register for yourself and up to four quests. If you have questions regarding registration or would like to register a class/large group, please contact Whitney Heber by email at wheber@umn.edu or call 612-625-9180.

Can I reserve a seat to be sure we're sitting together?

Unfortunately, we are unable to reserve seats. It is open seating at the event. If you would like to sit next to someone or in a group, please arrive early to select your own seating arrangements.

Can I get a refund if I can't attend?
We are unable to process any refunds prior to or after the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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