Mind Your Manners Tea Party
June 4, 2011
One lump or two? Sit down to tea with the Boston Center for Adult Education on Saturday, June 4th, 2011 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM, for a tea sandwich cooking demonstration and an afternoon lesson in manners and tea culture with the “Mind Your Manners Tea Party.” Give children a head start with skills that will last a lifetime, with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from Susan Callender, CEO of “Oh My Gauche!,” the Boston Park Plaza’s Tea Sommelier Cynthia Gold and Maria Santos, Upstairs on the Square Pastry Chef in a whimsical tea party setting complete with lavish table settings and floral art centerpieces from Riccardi Wholesale Flowers.
While enjoying a proper light luncheon with the appropriate mix of savories and sweets from Upstairs on the Square, children, accompanied by their parents, will learn suitable behavior for today’s modern lifestyle, such as magic words, introductions and handshaking, and poise and posture through a fun and contemporary etiquette class. Privy to lessons from one of only a handful of tea sommeliers in the world, as Gold explores some of the world’s favorite teas from white, green, oolong, black and everything in between, students will also have a chance to win their very own tea set, courtesy of Ziptivity.com.
Part of the BCAE’s Child Enrichment Program, Bean City Kids, this class is suitable for young ladies and gentlemen from 4 years to 12 years of age.