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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http://rlv.zcache.com/marie_antoinette_gold_frame_invites-rb389772e865e4ca2a5d6ef5069e2a5d1_imtrt_8byvr_512.jpgTea with Marie: Teas of the Paris Aristocracy

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

12:00 – 3:00

$42.50 per person, inclusive of tax & service

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Pomp and Pamper at our Full Tea Service with authentic French teas including prestigious Mariage Frères Earl Grey Blue, Damman Frères Jardin Bleu, Thé de Marie Anoinette with delicate rose petal notes and ending with Lemon Lavender Tea. We’ll share some Wit and Wisdom between our four scrumptious courses. Just like sitting in the Salon with Marie…


Brioche served with marmalade

Soup and Salad~

“Potager du Roi”

Greens with radish slices and vinaigrette

Savory~ “Moments of Reflection”

Croque Madame

Brie, Rare Roast Beef and Watercress Tea Sandwich

Goat Cheese and Cucumber Tea Sandwich

Paté on baguette crisp

Canard à l’Orange served in small slices

Sweet Course~ “Let us eat cake?”

Madelines with lavender

Macarons in pink

Fresh Fruit and Grapes

Chocolate Petit Four


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.

5 Course Italian Wine Dinner with Live Opera

Sunday April 22nd, 2018

4:30 – 7:30

$118 per person, inclusive of tax & service

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Artfully prepared menu will be enhanced by several spotlight arias by Thomas Beard, an internationally known Lyric-Dramatic Baritone. In 2003 Thomas became the only African-American male singer to be personally chosen by Maestro & Famous Tenor Placido Domingo to be a part of Washington National Opera’s Placido Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program.

He has performed as the Baritone for Orff’s Carmina Burana, Händel’s Messiah, Verdi’s Missa da Requiem, the Fauré Requiem, the Ordering of Moses by Detts, Pergolesi’s Magnificat, and The Seven Last Words of Christ by Dubois to name a few.

Thomas has performed internationally in Opera Roles including, Bonzo, Count Di Luna, Marcello, Gianni Schicchi, Escamillo, Scarpia, Rigoletto, Colline, Georgio Germont, Il Commendatore, Tonio, Gerard, Michonnet, and Porgy, just to name a few.

He has performed privately for former, President George W. Bush administration, Justice Ruth Ginsberg, dozens of embassies and the Funeral of Mrs. Rosa Parks.

Thomas will be accompanied by Mark Conrad who received his MA in music at the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Art and was a United States Marine Band Member. Mark currently performs with four hands piano duo teams and serves as accompanist for many local artists, while maintaining a private piano studio, teaching piano, from his home on Capitol Hill. His musicality captured the attention of Mr. Beard, and for the past four years has served as his personal accompanist.


Display of House Charcuterie, Imported cheeses, Artichokes and Roasted Peppers

Fish Course

Seared tuna with olives, fennel, onion, oranges, olive oil and chickory

Salad Course

Salad of spinach, arugula, roasted tomatoes, toasted hazelnuts, Pecorino Romano, extra virgin olive oil and

balsamic reduction

Meat Course

Braised Veal with a Mushroom Marsala Sauce, Risotto Cake, and Green Beans Meunière

Dessert Course

Tiramisu, Pastierra Cake, Vanilla Ice Cream with Strega




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!


Spring Cooking Class #3

Stocks and Base Sauces

Tuesday April 24th, 2018

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

$95 inclusive of tax and service

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Continuing to gain knowledge of French sauces, tonight’s class will start with a Vin Blanc sauce which then goes on to create Veronique and Margueray. Then onto a Brown Chicken base to create Berçy and à l’Espagnol. Our informal round table working dinner will include moule poulette, sautéed fish, herbes de Provence chicken, petit steak with some “greens of the moment.

Small hands on class with a seasoned sought after Chef and Teacher.



Spring Cooking Class #4:

Marrying Wine to the Sauce

Tuesday May 1st, 2018

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

$95 inclusive of tax and service

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Test your palate and wine knowledge with this unique class. After a reception of pâté, cheese and crudité, Chef Dan will be sharing the art of wine pairing using 6 different wines with 5 distinct sauces.

Sherry Mornay (Sauvignon Blanc/Chadonnay)

Soubise (Chardonnay/Red Rhone)

Marseillaise (White Rhone/Red Rhone)

Bercy (Pinot Noir/Cabernet

Perigourdine (Pinot Noir/Cabernet)

Small hands on class with a seasoned sought after Chef and Teacher.



Spring Cooking Class #5:

Cooking with Maryland Seafood

Tuesday May 15th, 2018

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

$95 inclusive of tax and service

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In this class, Chef Dan will show how to make Maryland Seafood shine in new ways by learning classic preparations that will amaze your family and friends. You will work together to create and then eat pasta with clam sauce, fried oysters “remoulade”, crab in a sherry mornay sauce, rockfish meuniere and seared tuna with a grenobloise sauce.

Small hands on class with a seasoned sought after Chef and Teacher.


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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