The Art of Power Dining

Whether you’re a seasoned dinner meeting attendee or you’re new to mixing business with pleasure, there’s no denying there’s an art to what we call power dining. For a job interview or a meeting with a client, doing business in a relaxed dinner setting sounds nice, right? Yes—just be careful what you order. As if being in the middle of an interview wasn’t nerve-racking enough, now you’ve go to eat in front of the boss. Stress no more! We’ve got you covered with some Do's and Don’ts, plus recommendations for the best power dishes in town.

Do: Always let the host order first. It’s polite, and that way you can know the price point of their meal. Then, order something less expensive.

Don’t: Never order anything that takes a lot of chewing. Remember, you’ve got important business to discuss.