Minimise or eliminate any form of waiting
time. Make sure you have reservations and
arrive early to confirm the table is ready.
In addition, Pachter also suggests that you
build a relationship with restaurant staff by
becoming a regular. This way, you get better
perks which may help you impress your clients
As a host, make sure you help guide your
guest to a good seat and allow your guest to
be served first. In addition, Pachter also says:
"Don’t have the check come to the table; you
can arrange payment with the restaurant
Be sure not to make your guest feel alone. If
he/she wants to have soup, you should also
order an appetiser to match the course.
Pachter also suggests that people should
order something they like and know how to
eat instead of experimenting with new dishes
at a business meal.
Pachter has a simple method of helping people
remember which dish and glass is theirs.
All you have to do is remember the 'BMW'
acronym, and remember that the “B”, which
stands for bread, should be on your left. “M” in
the middle stands for your meal, and “W” on the
right stands for your water.
Help to keep your guest interested by constantly
bringing up topics he/she can relate to. As host,
it is your job to make sure that conversation
keeps on flowing and doesn't end up in an