Your host will want to serve the dinner hot and arriving late might delay the meal. As a general rule, you should try to arrive within 15 minutes of the requested start time. Do not show up too early. Your host may still be getting ready and it is a nuisance if someone shows up ahead of schedule.

  • If you arrive early walk around the block a few times or read in your car until the scheduled arrival time.
  • If you are going to be tardy, text or call the host in advance and tell them your estimated arrival time. If you are going to be over an hour late, tell the host to begin the evening without you and apologize.
  • Be clear about your arrival and departure dates.
  • Bring a gift. iStock/poplasen. …
  • Ask about house rules.
  • Conserve towels and linens.
  • Always offer to help.
  • Bring your own toiletries.
  • Respect common areas. …
  • Keep the guest room tidy.

Source:  WikiHow

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Social Dinner is meeting either at someone's place or at restaurant to enjoy a meal together. It is a philosophy of using meals specifically as a means to connect with others: eat to socialize.
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