One of the most important rules in France when invited to a dinner party is
never arrive early! Arrive fashionably late - that is the cultural norm. They
even have a term dedicated to this “le quart d’heure de politesse” – the
quarter hour of politeness.
The French enjoy food and having dinner is an experience in itself and can
last for hours so it’s important to do a little planning so you can enjoy the
party with your guests. Learn how to prepare and plan for a three course
dinner that will be sure to impress your friends and family!