6 Etiquette Mistakes Everyone Makes at a Steakhouse

The right method to cut steak is one bite at a time, believe it or not. Use your right hand to grasp the knife with your index finger down the back.

Cutting the steak all at once

One mouthful on the plate indicates that you were satisfied but not so hungry that you licked the dish clean, which may imply that you weren't served enough.

Eating every last bite

Don't place the serviette on the table when you apologise. Instead, fold it loosely and set it on your chair. How to fold it correctly.

Putting your napkin on the table

In a fine restaurant, never eat an animal bone at the table. If the meat is good, it may be tempting, but always avoid touching it.

Chewing on the steak bone

Dining is informal in most of the country, but many high-end restaurants have dress codes, especially in New York, Chicago, and New Orleans.

Not following the dress code

Order well-done steak if that's what you want. Most steaks are juicier and tastier when grilled medium-rare or medium.

Ordering steak well-done