1376, Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai 200040 China
Phone:  +86 21 6279 8888   •  Map & Directions


From the moment of arrival, we welcome kids to The Ritz-Carlton by encouraging them to explore the sights and sounds of the Washington, D.C. family hotel and its environment. Guided by playfulness and a sense of wonder, Ritz Kids delights and engages your children to interact with their surroundings in a fresh and exciting way, while introducing them to the four important pillars of Ritz Kids discovery: Water, Land, Environmental Responsibility and Culture.

The Ritz Kids Academy by The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai is opening classes for children ages between 7-11 to discover and learn the fascinating theory of social etiquette, led by the team of French etiquette guru, Mr. Rué de Bernadac, the President of the Académie de Bernadac and China’s leader on French Etiquette.

Classes time: Every Saturday, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Venue: Hospitality Suite, 12th Floor, The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai
Fees: RMB 2,888/children for 1 full program of 4 sessions
RMB 688/children for 1 session

Complimentary glass of champagne and afternoon tea is served for parents and guardians.
10% off referral for another guest


Week 1
45 minutes Laying the Table
45 minutes Table Posture

Week 2
45 minutes Afternoon Tea Manners
45 minutes Deportment

Week 3
45 minutes Table Conversation & Politeness
45 minutes Table Manners (1/2)

Week 4
45 minutes Table Manners (2/2)
45 minutes Graduation Ceremony

Each class is limited to 9 children only, and all students completed the 4 courses will receive an official certification from Paris Académie de Bernadac.
Classes will be delivered in both English and Chinese.

About Mr. Rué de Bernadac
Mr. Rué de Bernadac holds a Master in Business back in France. Later he studied at Tongji University in Shanghai, where he developed a passion for China’s multi-thousand-year-old culture. The expertise of Mr. Rué de Bernadac comes from his family’s long experience, the Bernadac family has been the private tutors at the court of the King of Morocco since the 1920’s. They taught royal princes and princesses a brilliant and sophisticated education.

For more information and reservation, please contact Gilbert Xi gilbert.xi@ritzcarlton.comor mobile 13816534153

Ritz Kids Night Safari- When: Valid all year round From RMB160 per child per stay

“Ritz Kids Night Safari”, by allowing children to set up a specially-provided camping tent inside their room, with special amenities to liven up the night and cater to your child’s inquisitiveness, creativity, and thirst for new adventures.

Nicholas & Bears Teddy Bear Afternoon Tea
Available throughout October
Now in its second year, this limited edition afternoon tea, allows children (and their teddy bears) to create their very own cookies in a workshop designed by our very own chefs. RMB298+ per High Tea Set , Includes Tea, Coffee and one signature Nicholas and Bears Teddy Bear. Available Saturday and Sundays from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. Limited availability so bookings are a must.
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