An important foundation of good table manners is knowing how to correctly use silverware. Knowing either the Continental and American method of eating, how to cut food correctly with the knife and fork, and the silent signals are skills children can master with a little instruction and guidance.
Let’s look at the silent signals. These can be learned quickly by even young children.
Here’s a quick and easy explanation to help you teach the silent signals to your family at your next meal. Be sure to see the pictures below.
#4- The knife blades are always turned inwards towards you.