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Good Manners Go Hand in Hand with Success! 

Welcome to The Manners Advantage! Tampa’s Premier Manners and Etiquette Training Company

Our goal is to empower young ladies and gentlemen with the skills that will enable them to earn the respect of others, and ultimately become leaders within their communities. At The Manners Advantage, we teach all ages from preschoolers to professionals – students, interviewees, customer service representatives, college applicants, college graduates…anyone with the desire to polish their life and communication skills, manners and dining etiquette. In what is a very competitive job climate, we customize classes with amazing outcomes!

For those who expect and demand higher standards, we invite you to contact us today. After all, an opportunity may be just a firm handshake away.

Learn the life skills necessary for having The Manners Advantage today!

Current Courses, Dates, and Times

MONSTERS Need Manners Too!

Your Little Pumpkin will Have a Wicked Time Learning their Finest Dining and Social Skills at this Halloween Event!

Bewitching Table Manners * Properly Greeting Ghosts and Zombies * Helping Mummy Set a Spellbinding Table * Poise & Grace of a Black Cat * How to Introduce Jack-O’-Lantern to Count Dracula * Frightful Trick or Treat Missteps to Avoid * How to be a Glowing Guest in a Haunted Home  * D Demonstrating Respect to Skeletons, and Scarecrows * Polite Conversations with Ghouls and Goblins

Sunday, October 30th

Ages 4 – 7;  2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Ages 8 – 11; 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Halloween Costumes Welcome! Tricks & Treats and Lots of Fun!

Tampa Yacht & Country Club*

Space is limited. *Members and non-members are welcome!


A Princess Tea Party

Young Ladies will enjoy Tea Sandwiches, Savory Scones, Dainty Desserts, and of course Tea while learning about proper Tea Etiquette. Dress as your Favorite Princess for this special event!

Young Ladies will Enjoy Royal Games Fit for a Princess and Receive their Own Tiara to Wear or Bring Home.


History of The Tea Party * Tea Etiquette Manners * Invitations * How to Hold Teacup and Saucer * China and Linens * Tea Party Menu * Milk, Lemon, and Sugar * Stirring Your Tea 

Sunday, September 25th    

(Ages 5 -10)

3:30 – 5:00 PM $75

Tampa Yacht & Country Club*

Space is limited. *Members and non-members are welcome!

“Where There is Kindness, There is Goodness. And Where There is Goodness, There is Magic.”  -Cinderella



Etiquette for Young Ladies and Gentlemen – Students at Bayshore Christian School

NEW Ages Groups

Pre-K – Grade 2;  3:00 – 3:50

Grade 3 – 5;  4:00 – 5:00

Tuesdays, September 27 – November 15

Cost $200 per person


Etiquette for Young Ladies and Gentlemen

Students Learn to Appreciate the Importance of Dining Protocol and Develop Important Life Skill’s Knowledge of Presenting Oneself with Confidence, and Demonstrating Respect.


Presenting a Confident Me

The Importance of Manners, Introducing Yourself and Others, Self-Assured Voice, Poise & Posture, Proper Handshake, Making Eye Contact

Dining Etiquette

Setting the Table, Navigating the Place Setting, Napkin & Seating Etiquette, Rules for Eating Soup, Salad, Bread & Butter, How to Hold Utensils, Ordering from a Menu, Buffet Dining, Table Manners at Home and in a Restaurant, Conversation at the Table

Saturday, September 24th; Ages 7 – 13;  4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

The Bay Club at Westshore Yacht Club (Members and Non-Members Welcome)

6003 Beacon Shores Street, Tampa, FL 33616

Cost $100 Includes light dinner and dessert

To REGISTER for this class email kmusick@bayclubatwestshore.com or call (813) 849-1400.


Please contact us for additional classes and private training opportunities.