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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.
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).
– Spring Tea & Easter Bonnet Contest –
Even Big Girls (and Guys) love to Dress Up!
Put on your Spring Finest and join us for our Spring Tea. Prize will be awarded for the most creative Easter Bonnet or Cap. Certain things should never be outgrown…!
April 15th, 11:30 – 2 p.m $37.50 all inclusive
Candied almond scone, blueberry jam, & clotted cream
Cream of asparagus soup
Roasted beets, pea tendrils, & goat’s cheese,
Smoked turkey sandwich with arugula pesto mayonnaise
Shrimp salad tartlette
Lemon poppy seed cake
Iced sugar cookie
Chocolate raspberry trifle
– The “Te” of Piglet, the Tao of Pooh Literary tea –
May 7th, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
The Riddle of Life has confounded philosophers… Leave it to Pooh to shed some Light and Sweetness to these challenging questions.
Based on the books by Benjamin Hoff, our between course readings will make you think…or not! Menu based on the Winnie the Pooh Cookbook and served with Chinese Teas.
– Secret Garden Tea –
Enjoy four Tea Courses in our Garden House with readings from the classic book by Frances Hodgson Burnett
June 25th, 12 – 3 p.m $37.50 all inclusive
Dried currant scone served with orange marmalade & clotted cream
Spiced cauliflower soup
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– Indian Chai Tea –
Saturday August 12th, 11:30 – 3 p.m $37.50 all inclusive
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– 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 and choose a date/time that works best for you.
18 guest minimum. For groups of fewer than 18 guests additional charges may apply. Prices are plus sales tax and service fee.
STANDARD TEA MENU – $30/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
Gourmand goes to France:
Cuisine highlighting 11 regions of France
Thursday, May 18th, 6:30pm
$90/guest INCLUSIVE of sales tax & service fee
Paired with Wines
Bretagne, Champagne, Alsace, Lorraine, & Touraine
Oyster barquettes a la Nantua
Display of pate, terrines, sausages, & trout rillettes
Apple, celery root, & carrot salad
– Paired with Domaine Ehrhart Pinot Gris –
Ile de France, Normandie, Bourgogne, & Touraine
Frog legs a la Parisienne
Escargot a la bourgogne
Coq au vin
Roast pork roulade with apple
Sautéed baby carrots and turnips with a calvados glaze
– Paired with Domaine Chanzy Bouzeron Aligaté Clos de la Fortune –
Franche comté, Languedoc, Foix, Roussillon, Provence, & Bordeaux
Comté veal scallop –
Smoked ham, mushroom, & comté cream sauce
Duck cassoulet topped with duck confit
Braised ribeye with perigourdine sauce
Provencal seafood pasta with scallops & shrimp
Braised baby artichokes with tomato coulis
Garden greens salad with olive oil dijon vinaigrette
– Paired with Tautavel ‘Grand Terroir’ Gerard Bertrand –
Paris – Brest
Tartes aux fraises
Mousse au chocolate
Wildberry goat cheese gougeres
– Paired with Nicolas Feuillette Demi – Sec Champagne –
All cooking classes 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.