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Etiquette regarding Food-Gift-Receiving...

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Etiquette regarding Food-Gift-Receiving...

jenscats5 | Dec 19, 2011 01:58 PM

I have a question regarding something I think is presumptuous and rude.

My office occasionally receives food gifts from Vendors during the holidays. Usually cookies and the like. An employee whose job is health/diet related wants to send some sort of memo to all vendors requesting only fruit & veggie related gifts as opposed to the cookies.

I think this is presumptuous & rude to assume that you will get a corporate gift, even if one was received last year. I also think it's rude to dictate what that gift would be, regardless of how well-intentioned.

Thoughts?

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