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.
NOTE: Please DO NOT use OpenTable for special events reservations. OpenTable is for restaurant reservations only. Click the button on the bottom of the page for a secure reservation request form for special events.
PRE-PAYMENT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL SPECIAL EVENTS. Please have credit card and email address ready when calling to make your reservation. All special event charges are non-refundable within 72 hours of the event.
- Afternoon Teas
- Gourmand Gatherings
- Food & Wine Tastings
- Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
- Cooking Classes
Join us for a relaxing traditional afternoon tea. Reservations are required for all afternoon teas. Private teas with customizable menus can be accommodated with a minimum of 18 guests (SCROLL DOWN for information on private teas).
– Indian Chai Tea –
Saturday August 12th, 11:30 – 3 p.m
– First Course –
– Third Course –
– Fourth Course –
Private Afternoon Teas
Tea menus are great for afternoon events such as bridal showers and 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 or 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)
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
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
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
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
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
strawberry / mango / raspberry / blackberry / lemon / apricot / blood orange / vanilla / lime / peach / black currant
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…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
Sunday Garden Wine Series with Live Music
..at The Elkridge Furnace Inn
Sunday, August 6 at 2:30 PM – 4 PM
Week One: Italian Wines paired with Eastern and Western European music by Taha Ben Mhenni on the violin at The Garden house. Sit in the garden. Sip wine. Savor Chef’s pairing of light hors d’oeuvres.
Stay for a special fixed price dinner at the restaurant later if you like.
Sunday, August 13 at 2:30 PM – 4 PM
Week Two: Spanish wine paired with classical guitarist Alex Barnett at The Garden House. Sip wine. Savor Chef’s pairing of light hors d’oeuvres. Listen to the complexities of string and wood in the Spanish style.
Week Three: French Wines paired with Jazz at The Garden house. Sit in the garden. Sip wine. Savor Chef’s pairing of light hors d’oeuvres. Listen to live jazz. Relax.
– After Series Special –
Come in and join us for dinner after the event for our new Summer menu!
$40++ per person
Caesar Salad OR Summer Salad OR Soup from our new summer menu
One Entrée & One Glass of Wine from the day you attended!
Terms and Conditions: offer exclusive to participants of our Summer Series events. Offer not valid with Groupon or Livingsocial coupons, or any other offers. Our Steak Menu is not a valid choice for Entrée with special offer.
Kids’ Interactive Cooking Camp
at The Elkridge Furnace Inn
To download forms, right click the button and select “Save Link As…” from the dropdown menu,
choose a place to put the file and save.
Give us a call at (410) – 379 – 9336 and E-Mail us the permission form to save your spot!
We are looking forward to your student(s) joining us. We will be offering two (2) different weeks of full day camps this summer.
The first being the week of Monday, July 31st through Friday August 4th, 2017, with a reception on Saturday August 5th, from 10:30am to 12:00pm.
-Second Week Fully Booked-
The second being the week of Monday, August 7th through Friday August 11th, 2017, with a reception on Saturday August 12th from 10:30am to 12:00pm.
Kids 9 – 16 years of age only, classes begin promptly at 9:00am and end at 4:30pm.
Day 1: Basic Knife Skills and Elements of Sauté
Day 2: Preparing Handmade Pasta and Pan Sauces
Day 3: Healthy Garden to Table Cooking and Soups
Day 4: Explore Pastry Arts
Day 5: Creating a Variety of Hors D’oeuvres and Displays (Garde Manger – a cook who specializes in the preparation of cold foods)
The cost for the full day camp is $725, inclusive of tax and all materials. A $100 non-refundable deposit per student is required for registration with the remaining balance due on or before the first day of class (once the name has been added to the registration list the non-refundable deposit must be received within two weeks).
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
Summer in Greece
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm | $70/person
High Summer in the Camargue
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm | $70/person
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 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.