How to Host: Post-Pandemic Charcuterie Night

Have you lost all ability to make small talk? Do you eat with your mouth open after spending a year in the comfort and privacy of your home? Fear not! Join a member of Dumbarton House staff and etiquette expert Diane Gottsman for a primer on small group entertaining. During this program we will give tips and tricks for happy hour etiquette, putting together the most beautiful charcuterie boards and get you ready to hostess with the mostest once again.

Feel free to purchase your favorite cheeses, salamis, crackers, fruits and vegetables to follow along with the charcuterie demonstration. Once you’ve created your masterpiece, you can enjoy the fruits of your labor while Ms. Gottsman remind us how to daintily eat finger food.

Please note this is a virtual program. There is no in person component at Dumbarton House. Attendees will be able to join the program by clicking the “View Livestream” button in their Ticketleap confirmation email.

Diane Gottsman is a nationally renowned etiquette expert, sought out industry leader, accomplished speaker, television personality, author and the founder of The Protocol School of Texas. Diane specializes in executive training and leadership with includes improving and promoting individual and company brands. Her clients range from university students to Fortune 500 companies, non-profits and startups striving to improve their professional presence.

Diane holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology with an emphasis on adult behavior. She has a proven track record with 17 years of corporate training experience. Her engaging disposition and her straightforward approach to business, branding and professional image are timely, informative, stylish and fun. She is the resident etiquette expert for two morning talk shows, Good Day Austin, a Fox News affiliate and SA Living, an NBC affiliate. She has been featured nationally on the TODAY Show, HLN, CNN, Fox & Friends, CBS Sunday Morning, WJLA DC, Fox Charleston and The Hallmark Channel.

Quoted extensively in the media, you can find her featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Kiplinger’s, US News, The Boston Globe and Chicago Tribune to name only a few. She is a regular Inc. contributor and her own popular blog consistently garners international attention.


Jun 24 2021


6:30 pm - 7:30 pm



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