This course will provide students just entering the hospitality field with practical and theoretical training as staff members in a fully operational dining room. Students will be introduced to various types of dining room set up and service protocol and will then demonstrate his/her mastery of these skills in the dining room setting. In addition, students will be introduced to the correct business etiquette, codes of conduct and ethical behaviour desired in a hospitality environment. Problem solving, communication, thinking and teamwork skills will be stressed. In summary, this introductory course is meant to provide a foundation of practical dining room knowledge and skills.