Your lunch hour is your down time to refuel, relax, and prepare yourself for the final few hours of work. Whether you choose to eat in your office cafeteria, or eat while you work at your desk, there is food etiquette in the workplace that can make lunch hour more pleasant for you and your colleagues. Related: Office Etiquette: Do You Know The Basics? Some of you may read the title of this article and wonder why food etiquette is important to your career. If this describes you, then you are probably breaking several of these very simple rules of food etiquette in the workplace and didn’t even know it. If that’s the case, read on.