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National Hot Dog and Sausage Council Wants Your Virtual Meeting to Succeed

As our world has moved virtual, meeting etiquette has changed, including best practices for lunch…

  • May 31, 2020

As our world has moved virtual, meeting etiquette has changed, including best practices for lunch meetings and happy hours. With this in mind, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC), in conjunction with the Beef Checkoff, has developed new etiquette guidelines for eating during a virtual meeting.

The guidelines supplement the NHDSC’s popular hot dog eating etiquette guidelines which are cited by media and influencers around the world.

“As a fun, delicious, easy to prepare food, hot dogs are the perfect virtual meeting lunch or happy hour option,” said NHDSC President Eric Mittenthal. “But it’s always helpful to follow some easy tips to give everyone the best eating experience possible.”

Virtual meeting etiquette tips include:

  • If you have to eat during a zoom call someone else scheduled, don’t feel bad about it;
  • If you schedule a call during mealtime, please be gracious about other people’s need to eat; and
  • If you need to take a bite or chew, display your profile picture. Just don’t do it on live video.

There are many hot dog options for those looking to arrange virtual lunch meetings or happy hours. Many brands offer hot dog kits for delivery while others sell their hot dogs online.

A guide to the hot dogs available online can be found at www.perfectzoomfood.com. Hot dog debates also make for fun happy hour discussions.

Whether it’s if a hot dog is a sandwich, the best condiments or cooking methods, people love to share their opinions on hot dogs. For the experts take from the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, a full guide to hot dog etiquette and more, please visit hot-dog.org.