5745 Furnace Avenue, Elkridge, Maryland 21075      410.379.9336

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

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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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Swear off King George’s Tea for good!

Farm to Table Tea

Sunday August 5th, 2018

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12:00 – 3:00

$42.50 per person all inclusive

Our monthly four course afternoon tea service is featuring teas from Howard County’s new tea farm, Heron’s Meadow Farm. Our Pastry Chef, Genelle Balan, has thoughtfully created a menu to compliment the teas provided. Tea Farmer, Lori Baker will be with us to tell us about her farm and teas as well as to add some of her tea ware to our Consignment Tea Shoppe which is always popular.

~Scone Course~
Lavender Scented Raspberry Scone
Served with clotted cream and Rose Petal Jam
Served with Countryside Tea (Herbal)

~Soup and Salad Course~
Chilled Melon Soup with Mint & Lime
Garden Greens with Berries, Goat Cheese, Candied Almonds with a Honey Raspberry Vinaigrette
Served with Blackberry Jasmine Tea (Green)

~Savory Course~
Roasted Tomato and Pepper Quiche, BLT, Grilled Vegetable Puff, Caprese Skewer
Served with “BLTea” Time (Black)

~Sweets Course~
Cherry Mousse in Chocolate Cup, Fresh Fruit Pavlova, Almond Frangipane Tart and Orange Ginger Sorbet
Served with Chocolate Cherry Tea (Black)

*All featured teas provided by Heron’s Meadow Tea Farm, Woodbine, Maryland

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)

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

Hot Soups (Deluxe Menu)
cream of Baltimore/potato leek / broccoli with smoked gouda / broccoli with cheddar / tomato basil / cream of asparagus / butternut squash/ seafood gumbo/ clam chowder/ chicken & corn chowder/ seafood bisque

Chilled Soups (Deluxe Menu)
vichyssoise (chilled potato) / gazpacho / cream of watercress / watermelon/ 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/ lorraine (ham & cheddar)/ lobster & gruyere/ tomato

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
chocolate chip snickerdoodle/ babka (chocolate swirl) / 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 espresso 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/chocolate truffle/flavored macaron

Sorbets or Icecream (Deluxe)
strawberry / mango / raspberry / blackberry / lemon / apricot / blood orange / vanilla bean/ 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…

http://images2.mygola.com/dadu-river_2544573_l.jpgGourmand Dinner:

A feast along Italy’s

Po River valley

Thursday May 24th, 2018

6:30 – 9:30

$110 per person, inclusive of tax & service

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Our Gourmand Club Events are always a Culinary Adventure. In May, we will taste many foods from the Po River Valley of Italy expertly paired with regional wines while learning a bit of the history and geograpy that bring those delicacies alive. Award-winning Executive Chef Dan Wecker has Created a Feast to Remember! Andiamo!


Asparagus with Tartare Sauce
Valtellina (cheese fritters with tallegio)
Sage Bread
Baccala (dried cod)
Cured Sausages
Provolone Picante
paired with Pinot Bianco

1st Flight

Sweet Roasted Peppers Bagna Cauda with Piedmontese (Garlic Anchovy Sauce)
Fava Beans with Anchovies
Polenta with Shrimp and Mushrooms
Octopus Risotto with Ink
Cold Veal with Tuna Fish Sauce
paired with Pinot Nero


Condijun (colorful salad)

2nd Flight

Rabbit with Olives
Stuffed Duck
Involtini a la Milanaise (pork loin scallopini with sausage and liver stuffing)
Braised Treviso and Radicchio
Spinach Cake
Stuffed Trotters with a Bolognese Sauce
paired with Nebbiolo


Almond Cake
Zabaglione (possibly made by chef in dining room)
Tiramisu Charlotte with Fruit
paired with Franciacorta


https://www.winescholarguild.org/images/rhone.jpgTasting Wines along the Rhône Valley

Tuesday June 5th, 2018

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

$38 inclusive of tax and service

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Grapes for wine have been cultivated in the Rhone Valley in Southern France since 600 BC. Relax, taste and learn about classic wines including Châteauneuf du Pape Père Caboche and St. Joseph Prestige. Each of six wines will be paired with an exquisite bite from the Chef’s imagination. A special prix fixe dinner is available in our Award Winning Restaurant after the tasting along with a glass of your favorite wine from the tasting.



Cooking Classes

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!

Kids Cooking Camp

Week 1

Monday – Friday the week of July 30th, 2018

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

$750 inclusive of tax and service

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Permission Form

  • Full day camp 9-4:30
  • Hands on Cooking with Executive Chef, Dan Wecker along with help from our Kitchen and Pastry Teams
  • Gain Kitchen Confidence
  • Master Culinary Fundamentals
  • Get experience in our EFI gardens
  • Work with other youth “chefs”
  • Thursday is Pastry Day
  • Friday Cook-off Contest
  • Limited to 12 campers
  • Ages 12-16


Kids Cooking Camp

Week 2

Monday – Friday the week of August 6th, 2018

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

$750 inclusive of tax and service

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Permission Form

  • Full day camp 9-4:30
  • Hands on Cooking with Executive Chef, Dan Wecker along with help from our Kitchen and Pastry Teams
  • Gain Kitchen Confidence
  • Master Culinary Fundamentals
  • Get experience in our EFI gardens
  • Work with other youth “chefs”
  • Thursday is Pastry Day
  • Friday Cook-off Contest
  • Limited to 12 campers
  • Ages 12-16




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

**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 info@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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