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Cotillion Dining Tutorial

Does your child chew with their mouth open? Put their elbows on the table?  Or use their phones while balancing a fork full of pasta? Well, help has arrived! First through sixth graders are invited to attend this special introductory class.

Price: $25 per child, includes dinner

Ms. Werner will cover basic table etiquette, "Continental" versus "American" style dining, identifying proper silverware and its placement, as well as finger bowl service. Whether it's a BBQ at home or dinner at the White House, your children will have the confidence and poise to navigate dining with pride.

All attendees must be dressed in cotillion casual attire:

  • Ladies knee-length dress/skirts and top, with a minimum one inch shoulder coverage.  Closed toe shoes, maximum one inch heel.  Gloves not required.
  • Gentlemen khaki pants, collared button-down shirt, blazer and business or dress shoes.  No tie necessary.

For the Observers:
Business or cocktail attire for adults. Children who are not participating in the Introduction to Cotillion class should be in nice casual attire. No denim, please.

This special event is open to Club Members and the public. For reservations, please call Bella Collina San Clemente: (949) 498-6604 to for more information about Susan Werner and Addington Cotillion, please visit:

Earlier Event: April 20
Dinner & All Night Happy Hour!
Later Event: April 21
Friday Dinner & Kids Club