You should have two unbroken loaves of bread on the table, covered by a cloth or a napkin. Remove the napkin, touch both loaves with one hand and say the blessing:

ברוך אתה ה' אלוהינו מלך העולם המוציא לחם מן הארץ

Baruch Atah Adonai, Eloheinu Melech haolam,
Hamotzi lechem min haaretz.

Slice or tear the challah into enough pieces for everyone present. Sprinkle with salt, and distribute them.

Type of Custom: Kiddush, Motzi & Handwashing

Holiday/Event: Shabbat