Tea & Etiquette® Seminar Tuition includes:
All classes Monday at 9:00am through Tuesday at 2:00pm
400 page manual with 11 student workbook modules
CD of digital files and artwork in Word format
Tea & Etiquette™ Consultant certificate
Three hours of tea tasting sessions
Professional tea taster's cupping set
Monday Breakfast and Tutorial Luncheon
Tuesday Breakfast and Luncheon
10% discount on Elmwood Inn Fine Teas and Benjamin Press products
Copy of The New Tea Companion by Bruce Richardson and Jane Pettigrew
Three volumes of The Elmwood Inn recipe books
Tea & Etiquette book by Dorothea Johnson & Bruce Richardson
Children's Tea & Etiquette book by Dorothea Johnson & Bruce Richardson
Class photograph, diploma and press release
Tea & Etiquette® Two Day Tutorial
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
8:15am Complimentary Breakfast
9:00am Opening and Introductions
9:15am Introductions Made Easy
Learn a proper handshake, introducing yourself, making introductions, remembering names, and how to work a room.
10:00am The Etiquette of Tea
Learn how to host a tea event like a pro. From formal afternoon teas to buffet tea parties or tea showers, you will come away with the skills needed to host an event with confidence.
11:00am Dining Etiquette
Learn how to teach important basic dining skills such as continental style, napkin etiquette, table service, and other dining do's and don’ts.
12:00pm Tea & Etiquette Luncheon
This will be your opportunity to practice your newly-honed dining skills. Learn how to weave your Tea & Etiquette manual information into your own tea events.
1:30pm Using your Tea & Etiquette™ Manual
Learn additional ways to use your Tea & Etiquette™ manual with various audiences.
2:00pm Tea as a Lifestyle (in combination with the TEA 101 MasterClass students) Tea is more than a commodity or drink. It is a way of living for a growing number of Americans looking for a way to infuse health and serenity into their lives.
3:15pm Tea Tasting #1: White & Green Teas
This is the first of four sessions where you’ll be introduced to tea grades, countries of origin, and cupping techniques as we experience specialty teas from around the world.
4:15pm Understanding Specialty Tea
We follow tea as it travels from the bush to the cup in tea gardens around the world.
5:30pm Dinner on your own and free evening.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
8:15am Complimentary Breakfast
9:00am Tea Tasting #2: Black Teas
10:00am Creating a Tea Meal
Hear how Shelley Richardson designed the beautiful tea foods you’ve seen in her three books. This session is always a highlight.
10:45am Tea Tasting #3: Herbals/Infusions
11:45am Tea & Health
You’ve read Bruce Richardson’s articles on this timely subject in magazines such as Fresh Cup and TeaTime. Learn the latest on research studies being conducted worldwide and how you can infuse tea into a healthy lifestyle.
12:00pm Complimentary Luncheon
1:00pm Presentation of Diplomas
This seminar was unparalleled. It exceeded my expectations in every regard. The care and detail with which it was carried out rivals the most joyful learning experiences of my life.
- Stacie Schultz
SEPTEMBER 10-11, 2018 TUITION
CANCELLATION POLICY: Your deposit, less $100 textbook and administration fee, will be refunded if you cancel before August 1. No refund is allowed after August 1. However, you may attend a future session by paying a $100 administrative fee.
Save 20% when multiple students from the same family or business register together. Call Joanna Kirby at 800.765.2139 for details. Class size is limited
See more information about our discounted room rates at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.
A $50 event fee is added for students staying off campus.
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