Please call for pricing and availability. Adult talks are held at Teaberry’s and also offsite accompanied with your choice of teatime fare.
A private tea tasting event for your group while you learn how thousands of teas are made from the same leaf. Proper tea brewing instructions are given and shown to ensure a perfect pot of tea. The health benefits of tea are also discussed.
Tea Time Entertaining
This class explains the differences between types of tea parties, the foods served, equipment used, the service and proper etiquette. Several recipes are given and some techniques are demonstrated.
The International History of Tea
Learn more about the culture and customs of tea drinking around the globe.
The World of Tea Seminar
This lecture covers the many aspects of tea including its history around the world, horticultural information about the tea plant, tea picking and processing. All facets of tea equipment are also discussed and shown with special emphasis on teapots featuring a displayed collection. How to brew tea properly as well as an explanation of the different types of tea parties is also given. Tea etiquette and health benefits of tea complete the talk which is followed by a tea tasting.
Alice in Wonderland’s Tea Party
Children will learn how to behave at a tea party by reading humorous passages from Lewis Carroll’s famous story while enjoying their Princess Tea (refer to Afternoon Tea menu) using our Alice china. By not following the Mad Hatter’s ridiculous example, good manners can be learned and practiced at their own tea party. Includes dress-ups and a general etiquette discussion. Brownies may earn their Manners Try It with this program.
Manners Really Do Matter!
A fun, interactive and informative two hour etiquette class for boys and girls aged 7-12. Topics include: Party Manners, Host/Hostess Responsibilities, Conversational Skills, Place Settings, Dining Etiquette. Certificate upon completion. This program is taught by Susan Peterson, owner of Teaberry’s and a certified tea and etiquette consultant trained by The Protocol School of Washington. Parents wishing to stay may make reservations in one of our other dining rooms.
Program Cost: $65 per child includes meal, tax, gratuity and lesson.
This class is limited to eight children to provide personal attention.
Proper dress required
There’s a Flower in My Soup
An hour talk covering all aspects of edible flowers including discussion of each one as well as its history, preparation, and uses; includes a slide presentation. Followed by taste testing. Lists of edible and poisonous flowers are given to each participant, as well as several recipes.