首先，中餐厅应注意外国客人因宗教信仰产生的饮食禁忌。其次，要了解各国的风俗、社会习惯，比如西方人动物保护意识很强，不会吃狗肉、青蛙等；外国人常吃刺少的海鱼，不习惯吃带小刺的河鱼。另外，国家之间饮食习惯和禁忌也有一些细微的差别，现列举一些，供大家参考： 美国人不喜欢吃麻辣味，也不喜欢吃蒸和红烧的菜肴。他们一般情况下忌食肥肉和各种动物的内脏，不喜欢吃像蒜、韭菜这种气味大的食物。美国人相当爱护自己的牙齿，当异物残留在牙缝时，他们通常用牙线剔牙，很少使用牙签。 英国人只吃动物的肉，而不吃动物的内脏、头、蹄、血等部分。在口味方面，他们喜清淡、酥香，不爱辣味，较少吃海鲜。 德国人喜欢肉食，尤其是香肠，但他们不吃猪蹄等。他们讲究食物的新鲜营养，不吃有化学成分的食物。德国人很节俭，多数时候会把食物吃得很干净，不吃咀嚼后需要再吐出来的东西，比如螃蟹、河鱼等。 法国人不吃肝脏之外的动物内脏、无鳞鱼和带细刺的鱼，不吃味精，也不爱吃辣味的菜肴。 日本人一般不吃肥肉和猪内脏，有的不吃羊肉、鸭子、狗肉、兔子肉、驴肉。为日本客人盛饭时，忌讳盛得过满过多，也不可一碗就盛一勺，不要把整份饭或菜一下分成一份一份的。 韩国人一般不喜欢吃过于油腻、过甜的东西，不吃鸭子、羊肉和肥猪肉，不喜欢吃馒头。 泰国人不食用牛奶和乳制品。他们不爱吃红烧的菜肴,忌食牛肉，不吃蛇。
First, the dining room should pay attention to the food prohibition which because the foreign visitor the religious belief produces. Next, must understand that various countries' the custom, the social habit, for instance westerner animal protection consciousness is very strong, will not eat the dog meat, the frog and so on; Foreigner Chang Chici the few sea fish, are not familiar with the river fish which eats the belt spinule. Moreover, between the country the food habit and the taboo also have some slight differences, presently enumerates some, for everybody reference: the American does not like eating the hemp to be hot, also does not like eating steams with the red-roast cooked food. In their ordinary circumstances avoids certain foods the fat and each kind of animal's internal organs, does not like eating likely the garlic, fragrant-flowered garlic this smell big food. The American quite cherishes own tooth, when the foreign matter remains when the gap between teeth, they usually pick the teeth with the thread, very little uses the toothpick. the English only eats animal's meat, but does not eat parts and so on animal's internal organs, hoof, blood. In taste aspect, they happy light, crisp fragrant, does not love hotly, little eats the seafood. the German likes the meat, particularly sausage, but they do not eat the pig's feet and so on. They are fastidious about food the new nutrition, does not eat has chemical composition food. Time the German is very thrifty, are most will eat very much food cleanly, after does not eat the mastication, needs to spit again thing, for instance crab, river fish and so on. the French does not eat outside liver's animal internal organs, the non-scale fish and the belt thin thorn's fish, does not eat the monosodium glutamate, also does not like eating the hot cooked food. the Japanese does not eat the fat and the pig internal organs generally, some do not eat the mutton, the duck, the dog meat, the rabbit meat, the donkey meat. Fills a bowl with rice when for the Japanese visitors, abstained from that is abundant excessively overflows many, may also not a bowl on the abundant bucket, not probably divides into the entire set meal or the vegetable. the South Korean does not like eating generally is too greasy, the sweet thing, does not eat the duck, the mutton and the fat pork, does not like eating the steamed bun. Thai inedible milk and dairy products. They do not like eating the red-roast cooked food, avoids certain foods the beef, does not eat the snake.