Ten tips on French dinner party etiquette
Sophie Inge · 18 Mar 2013, 19:10
Published: 18 Mar 2013 19:10 GMT+01:00
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Congratulations. You've just been invited to your first French dinner party at Marie and Pierre's house.
If your first thoughts are: "What should I wear?" or "What should I make for them?" then chances are you're not French.
Before you go a step further you are advised to read The Local's Ten tips on French dinner party etiquette.
We've enlisted the help of Géraldine Lepère, 27, a French businesswoman and blogger who teaches expats how to overcome French social barriers. Whether its advising you to be slightly late or to swat up on current affairs here's ten tips to make sure you are invited back for dinner a second time.