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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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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Irish Tea


Heather, Thistle and Whiskey teas might just stir a
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Add a few Friends and other Irish Delights as the perfect
recipe for a jig of an afternoon!

Saturday, March 17, 2018

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

$38.50 inclusive of tax and service
Scone Course:
Irish Cheddar & Thyme Scone with Leek & Onion Jam and Irish Whipped Butter
served with Irish Cream Breakfast Tea
Soup and Salad Course:
Demitasse of “Conney Stew” and Petite Salad of Roasted Beets, Toasted Walnuts, Blue Cheese,
Garden Greens with an Herbed Vinaigrette
served with Heather Tea
Savory Course:
Potato Leek Quiche with Dubliner Cheese, Smoked Whitefish Salad in a Puffed Pastry Cup, Corned Beef and Cabbage Tea Sandwich, Mini Shepherd Pie
served with Thistle Tea
Sweets Course:
Porter Cake with Dried Fruit, Irish Shortbread, Guinness Brownie, Apple Ice Cream
served with Whiskey Tea

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Literary Tea

Sunday, April 15, 2018

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

$42.50 inclusive of tax and service

Get out your pearls and join us in our Garden House for a Formal English Tea sprinkled with Garden Poetry readings between courses!

Candied Fruit & Walnut Scone with clotted cream & orange marmalade

Welsh Rare Bit Salad with sourdough croutons, goat cheese & fried leeks over greens

with a shallot herb vinaigrette

Egg Salad Sandwich with Watercress

Ham & Mustard on Buttered Bread

Meat Pasty

Bangers & Mash” Quiche with sausage, potatoes & white cheddar


Battenberg Cake

Bakewell Tart



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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…


Gourmand Dinner: Thomas Jefferson in Paris

Friday March 16th, 2018

6:30 – 9:30

$125 per person, inclusive of tax & service

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


Plated Reception
Nut crusted sweetbreads with a cassis sauce
Seared duck breast wrapped around olives
Rabbit confit on a crouton with sorrel
Veal pâte’
Head “cheese”
Herb marinated crotin of goat cheese
Baby winter squash filled with carrots and cauliflower, topped with melted reclette

Featuring Pouilly Fume’

Second Flight
Poached fish dieppoise
Oysters chablis
Sauteed salsify
Chicken merengo with crayfish

Featuring Puligny Montrachet

Third Flight
Ballotine of duck
Braised veal croquettes
Noisette of veal madeira & wild mushrooms
Sauteed baby turnips

Featuring AloxeCorton

Dessert Flight
Oeufs a la neige in creme anglaise’
Citron curd
Chocolate hazelnut brittle

Featuring Sauternes



“Peppery” Wines

Friday March 30th, 2018

6:30 – 8:00

$32.50 per person, inclusive of tax & service

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Kick start your weekend with a little heat! We will be tasting Shiraz and Zinfandel wines with pepper notes along with some paired light hors d’oeuvres.

Prix fixe dinner available after the event in our award winning restaurant.



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 #1:

Culinary Knife Cuts

Tuesday March 27th, 2018

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

$95 inclusive of tax and service

Knife Skills are an essential part of learning how to cook. In this class you will learn how to hold a knife properly and how to cut using varied techniques. As practice, you will help make (and eat) cous cous, tabbouleh, sweet and sour slaw, egg rolls. Chef will also provide grilled chicken and tuna for dinner as reward for your labor!

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



Spring Cooking Class #2:

Simple Pan Sauces

Tuesday April 10th, 2018

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

$95 inclusive of tax and service

Sauce is the strength of French Cuisine. It is what makes good food great. Even before the “mother sauces” come simple pan sauces. In this class, you will master Tomato Concasser, Sherry Cream, Piccatta and Mornay sauces. The finished product will be enjoyed with shrimp, scallops, chicken and vegetables for an informal round-table working dinner.

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



Spring Cooking Class #3:

Stocks and Base Sauces

Tuesday April 24th, 2018

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

$95 inclusive of tax and service

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

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

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.



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

**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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