5745 Furnace Avenue, Elkridge, Maryland 21075      410.379.9336

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Reservations are required for all special events as they have limited seating. Payment is due upon making the reservation for all special events. Submission of information and requests for reservations does not constitute confirmation. Please note that we attempt to keep the postings on this site as up to date as possible and will post any changes or additional information as we have them.  Any events without required reservations are noted.

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PRE-PAYMENT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL SPECIAL EVENTS.

Please have credit card & email address ready when calling to make your reservation.  

All special events charges are non-refundable within 72 hours of the event.

Office #: (410) – 379 – 9336

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Afternoon Tea Special Events

 

Join us for a relaxing traditional afternoon tea! Reservations are required for all afternoon teas. Private teas with fully custom menus can be accommodated with a minimum of 15 guests.

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Classic Christmas Tales Literary Tea

Saturday November 25th  11:30 – 2:30 p.m 

$37.50

Share tea and treasured tales with your favorite children or the inner child in you.
Deluxe tea menu including soup and salad.
– First Course –
Brown sugar cardamom spiced scone with sugar plum jam and clotted cream
– Second Course –

Butternut squash soup with nutmeg cream
Salad with dried Cranberries, Toasted Pecans, Goat Cheese, Mixed Greens, and a Champagne Vinaigrette

– Third Course –

Roast Beast Tea Sandwich
Cocktail Shrimp Skewer
Deviled Egg
Roasted Red Pepper and Asparagus Quiche

– Fourth Course –

“Who” Pudding
Pumpkin Muffin
White Chocolate Egg Nog Truffle
Peppermint Sorbet


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Dickens Literary Morning Tea

Thursday December 28th  10:00 – 1:00 p.m 

$36.00 inclusive of tax and service
A Holiday Tradition at The Elkridge Furnace Inn~
Dickens Classic Tale read between tea courses.

 

– First Course –
Chocolate Hazelnut Scone with Orange Marmalade and clotted cream
– Second Course –

Roasted Red Pepper & Watercress Spread Tea Sandwich
Deviled Egg
Roasted Tomato and Spinach Quiche

– Third Course –

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pecan Chocolate Caramel Tart
Cranberry Orange Muffin

 


Dickens Literary Afternoon Tea

Thursday December 28th 

2:00 – 5:00 p.m 

$45.00 inclusive of tax and service
 A Holiday Tradition at The Elkridge Furnace Inn~

Dickens Classic Tale read between tea courses.

– First Course –
Chocolate Hazelnut Scone with Orange Marmalade and clotted cream
– Second Course –

Potato Leek Soup
Salad with Poached Pears, Candied Almonds, Goat Cheese, Mixed Greens, and a Honey Ginger Balsamic Dressing

– Third Course –

Roasted Red Pepper & Watercress Spread Tea Sandwich
Smoked Duck Breast with Cranberry Orange Relish on a Crouton
Deviled Egg
Roasted Tomato and Spinach Quiche

– Fourth Course –

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pecan Chocolate Caramel Tart
Cranberry Orange Muffin
Egg Nog Ice Cream


Private Afternoon Teas

 

Tea menus are great for afternoon events such as bridal showers & baby showers. With a private tea, you can customize the menu & choose a date/time that works best for you.

15 guest minimum. For groups of fewer than 15 guests additional charges may apply.  

Prices are plus sales tax & service fee.

STANDARD TEA MENU – $32/guest++

Includes three courses and tea. Scone with clotted cream and jam, quiche with two tea savories followed by tea bread with two tea sweets.

DELUXE TEA MENU – $36/guest++

Includes four courses and tea. Scone with clotted cream and jam, choice of soup and a salad (pre-selected served to all guests), quiche with three savories (one deluxe savory item), tea bread with two sweets and sorbet.

SUGGESTED MENU OPTIONS (other options are available upon request)

Scones
blueberry / candied almond / candied pecan / candied walnut / chocolate chip / apple cinnamon / cranberry orange

Hot Soups (Deluxe Menu)
potato leek / broccoli with smoked gouda / broccoli with cheddar / tomato basil / cream of asparagus / butternut squash

Chilled Soups (Deluxe Menu)
vichyssoise / gazpacho / cream of watercress / carrot ginger

Salads (Deluxe Menu)
Caesar with house-made dressing, tomatoes, croutons, Parmesan cheese
dried cranberries, mixed greens, toasted pecans, goat cheese, champagne vinaigrette
mixed greens, strawberries, blueberries, candied almonds, citrus vinaigrette
Waldorf with walnuts, raisins, apples, tarragon dressing
mesclun greens, carrot curls, baby tomatoes, cucumbers, scallions, honey raspberry vinaigrette

Quiche
roasted red pepper and artichoke / roasted tomato and leek / mushroom and swiss / broccoli and cheddar / bacon and onion / bacon and blue cheese / roasted pepper and asparagus

Tea Savories
watercress spread tea sandwich / roasted red pepper spread tea sandwich / Mediterranean skewer of mozzarella, tomato, artichoke, olive / roasted vegetables in a puff pastry cup / tartelette with spinach, tomato, feta / honey and rosemary chicken brochette / chicken salad in a tartelette shell / curried chicken salad in a tartelette shell / chicken salad tea sandwich / grilled chicken sandwich with tapenade, lettuce, tomato / turkey tea sandwich with red onion marmalade / turkey and swiss tea sandwich / turkey tea sandwich with cranberry mayo and lettuce / ham and swiss tea sandwich / pulled pork bbq tea sandwich / ham and pimento spread tea sandwich

Tea Savories (Deluxe)
shrimp skewer with tomato / shrimp toast / smoked salmon spread tea sandwich with cucumber / shrimp salad in a tartelette shell / shrimp salad tea sandwich / crab and cheese dip in a tartelette shell / blt tea sandwich / bacon wrapped water chestnuts with bbq sauce / roast beef tea sandwich with lettuce, tomato, horseradish mayo / filet on a crouton with horseradish cream / filet tip skewer with bordelaise / cranberry spiced meatballs

Tea Bread
banana walnut / blueberry muffin / pullman bread / cranberry orange muffin / lemon poppy seed bread / sour cream coffee cake with brown sugar and pecans / seasonal crumb cake (please inquire for current seasonal suggestions) / gingerbread cake / pumpkin bread / apple cinnamon muffin / chocolate coffee muffin

Tea Sweets
chocolate bourbon cake / caramel pecan tartelette / seasonal miniature cheesecake (please inquire for current seasonal suggestions) / mousse served in a chocolate cup (strawberry mousse, raspberry mousse, lemon mousse, coconut mousse, etc) / chocolate dipped strawberry / key lime tartelette / lemon cream tartelette with blueberry / butter cookie with jam / shortbread / sugar cookie / carrot cake with cream cheese icing

Sorbets (Deluxe)
strawberry / mango / raspberry / blackberry / lemon / apricot / blood orange / vanilla / lime / peach / black currant

Gourmand Gatherings

A gourmet is someone who likes fancy food, a gourmand is someone who loves all food! We choose a specific region of the world and create a menu featuring the best foods from the region for our gourmand special events…paired with wines, of course. The first two flights are served as heavy hors d’oeuvres and the third flight is a buffet-style station so come hungry. Explore different regions of the world without ever needing your passport!

 Forget your passport?

We’ve got you covered…

 


No automatic alt text available.Gourmand Dinner: Wild Game in French Culture

Friday January 19th, 2018

6:30 – 9:30

History, Geography, Culture, Food and Wine converge in our bi-monthly Gourmand Dinner served in “flights” and paired with wine.

Reception

crudité and cheese display on tables
rabbit pâté
duck rillettes
bison sausage
venison ham canapé
rabbit saddle chops
smoked trout mousse
pheasant confit with dried cherries or house jam
tomme de savoie
smoked paprika/smoked salt cheese

served with pinot blanc

First Flight

ballotine of guinea fowl/dried fruit compote
tied winter greens with nuts & nut oil dressing
chestnut stuffed pheasant roulade
carrots & turnips
rabbit stew a la biere

served with pinot noir

Second Flight

noisette of venison dijonnaise
wild boar stew with blue corn polenta
quail breast wrapped in boar bacon with roasted mushrooms and pomegranate balsamic drizzle
roasted Brussels sprouts & butternut squash

served with malbec or fronsac

Dessert Course

Grenoble tart
rugalach with dried fruit
blood orange crème brûlée
pomegranate panna cotta

served with crémant de savoie or bourgonse

 

 



History Dinner: The Patapsco Female Institute

Tuesday, December 5th

6:30 PM – 9 PM

Themed dinner & lecture with local historian & author Lee Preston. The prestigious 19th century female academy was a beacon for women’s education and historical archaeology continues to shed light on the site into the 21st century.

$60 all-inclusive

Reception: Cheddar Cheese served with water crackers, House Made Pickled Vegetables


Starter: Cream of Watercress Soup; Lemon-thyme Biscuits

Revele: Supreme of Chicken with an Apple Cider Sauce; Scalloped Potatoes Lyonnaise;

Carrots, Peas & Leeks


Dessert: Lady Baltimore Cake

 

 


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History Dinner: Thomas Viaduct at Relay During the Civil War

 

Tuesday, January 9th

6:30 PM – 9PM

Period dinner & lecture with local historian & author Ross Kimmel.

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 $60 all-inclusive

Reception: Petite Ham Biscuits, House Made Cheddar Cheese, Pickled Seasonal Vegetables


Starter: Split Pea Soup with Bacon; Sourdough Bread & Butter

Revele: Braised Beef with Carrots, Turnips, Baby Onions and Baby Potatoes


Dessert: Homemade Gingerbread Cake with Whipped Cream

 


History Dinner: The Prisoner Camp at Point Lookout

Tuesday, February 6th

6:30 PM – 9PM

Period dinner & lecture with local historian & author Ross Kimmel.

History Dinner: The Prisoner Camp at Point Lookout

Ross Kimmel, former Historian for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will share his knowledge and experiences about the Prisoner Camp at Point Lookout.

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 $60 all-inclusive

Reception: Cheddar Cheese served with Water Crackers; Pickled Vegetables


Starter: Oyster Stew; Corn Bread Madeleines

Revele: House-cured Pork Two Ways (roasted pork belly and pork hash), Mashed Potatoes and Turnip Greens


Dessert: Pound Cake with a Dried Fruit Compote



Thankfulness Multiplied Wine Event

Sunday, November 26th

2:30 PM – 4PM

Join the Elkridge Furnace Inn on Sunday, November 26 for a Thankfulness Multiplied Wine Event. What a lovely way to wind down the Thanksgiving holiday with wine, lite food fare and good company. Featuring the live musical talents of Alex Barnett playing guitar!

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 $35 all-inclusive

4 Soups x 4 Breads x 4 Cheeses x 4 Wines = a lot of Thankfulness

Soups in demitasse to include: White Asparagus with Truffle Oil, Curried Cauliflower & Apple, Cream of Fennel, & Creamy Turnip with Paprika

 


  

 

Cooking Classes


Holiday Baking ‘Round The World

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Thursday, November 30th

$90 / person
6:30 – 9:30

 

Take your sweet tooth on a trip around the world as we teach and explore the traditional holiday desserts of five cultures.

Learn the recipes and techniques from our experienced executive pastry chef Genelle as we visit France, England, Mexico, Italy and Austria!

 

Featuring:

Buche de Noel

Dolche de Leche Bread Pudding

Italian Amaretti Cookies

Windsor Pinwheels

English Trifle


 

Secolari EVOO

Classes are held with Chef Wecker at Secolari in The Mall in Columbia

10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia MD, 21044

Call to Reserve Your Spot: 443-367-0010

Secolari Special Events

All cooking classes onsite are taught by one of our head chefs – Owner/Executive Chef Daniel Wecker, Executive Chef de Cuisine Patrick Rodeheaver & Executive Pastry Chef Genelle Balan. Get involved and get your hands dirty or sit back and watch the pros while enjoying a bottle of wine – your involvement is up to you.

**PLEASE NOTE** – Pre-payment is required for all special events & cooking classes due to the limited space available. The maximum guest count per class is 9, so we may provide individualized attention to each participant.

The payment is non-refundable unless the cancellation is made more than five days before the class.



 


Please either call 410.379.9336 or email events@elkridgefurnaceinn.com for reservations or more information about upcoming special events.

When emailing please list your name, event, number of guests, phone number and email address. A confirmation will be sent within 2 business days.

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