Engagement Rings hidden in food or drink?

November 17th, 2007 by admin

Engagement rings food champagneHow romantic is it to surprise the love of your life with an engagement ring arriving as part of your meal? I’m sure you’ve seen it in a thousand movies & TV shows, and you won’t win any points for creativity with the lady. Worst case scenario, you may follow up your romantic proposal with a trip to the emergency room or the dentist. Not so romantic….

I worked at a fine dining Steakhouse in my younger years and saw this attempted in numerous ways, the expensive champagne with a ring, the creme brulee, the black box with the bill at the end of the meal. My favorite was the proposer who came in 10 minutes to closing with his “girlfriend” and slipped the manager a $100 to keep everything running in the restaurant after everyone left. When he proposed he had an empty restaurant with candles, flowers, and the best seat in the house with an entire kitchen staff at his disposal.

On a funny note, the first credit card he gave me was denied.  I’m assuming this was to set a tone for the future of their relationship.  Spend extravagently to get a woman he can’t afford? Not a great way to start the engagement process.

I would recommend NOT proposing over dinner.  Women prefer creativity, and typically dinner at a restaurant is not that creative.  Make it a personal moment with your music, memorable fragrance, sunset, and special location (where you first met, first knew she was the one, etc). This will have a much better long term impact.  When you play the music later - fond memories, catch a wiff of that fragrance – fond memories, see a sunset – fond memories, etc…..

Guys, it also important to practice what you are going to say in front of a mirror.  It’s just not cool to propose and stumble over every word you say. Rock on men, and continue to learn from each other.  That’s what this website is about.

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