9:00am      Opening and Introductions
9:15am       Introductions Made Easy
Confidence in etiquette training starts with the basics. Learn about initiating a proper handshake, introducing yourself, introducing others, 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 plan and host an event with confidence.
11:00am      Dining Etiquette 
Learn how to teach important basic dining skills such as continental style dining, napkin etiquette, table service, and other dining do's and don’ts. This important skillset will help you feel comfortable - no matter where in the world you dine.
NOON     Lunch Provided
2:00pm   Tea as a Lifestyle (TEA 101 MasterClass students join us)
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
4:15pm   Understanding Specialty Tea
We follow tea from the bush to the cup in tea gardens around the globe. Discover the unique characteristics of the specialty tea market. 
5:30pm   Creating Tea Foods
Shelley Richardson shares the secrets of making the beautiful tea foods and perfectly-balanced teatime menus found in her three best-selling recipe books.
6:30pm    Dismiss & Diploma Presentation
You have the option of purchasing Day 2 Training to complete the TEA 101 MasterClass Diploma. Your additional tuition will be only $300. Select the  Combination Offer in our online store.


2019 Tea & Etiquette Seminar Schedule



One day of classroom training
400 page manual with 11 student workbook modules ($995 value)
CD of workbook digital files and artwork in Word format
Tea tasting session
PDF files of all class session outlines
10% discount on Elmwood Inn Fine Teas and Benjamin Press products
The New Tea Companion by Bruce Richardson and Jane Pettigrew
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 Consultant certificate
***Class Size Limited to 22 Students***