Tea & Etiquette Programs
Seasonal Tea & Etiquette
Capture the essence of the changing season. The crisp days of Winter, the fragrance of Spring, the warmth of Summer, and Autumn’s array of colors create tranquil times to enjoy life’s bounty. Celebrate each season with tea and a refresher course on the etiquette of tea time.
Afternoon Tea & Etiquette
The ceremony of afternoon tea was started in 1840 by Anna, the Seventh Duchess of Bedford. Tea progressed from a simple “drink with jam and bread” into a full-blown social event. Now guests enjoy a fine cup of fresh brewed teas, small tea sandwiches and dainty pastries, traditional fare. A refresher course of etiquette essentials is optional.
High Tea & Etiquette
High tea is synonymous with an evening of hearty traditional foods complimented by a selection of fine teas. Finish the day with the most substantial of the tea meals, We recommend several food stations since this tea is held late evening or an elegant sit-down dinner. An etiquette program precedes the High Tea meal (optional).
Business Tea & Etiquette
Today’s savvy business person is aware that most business is conducted not at the conference table but at social functions. Discussing a project over tea is a popular alternative to the traditional business lunch or dinner. This seminar presents the latest social and business etiquette applicable to one’s personal and professional life. Participates receive an illustrated workbook and the “Little Book of Etiquette,” by author, Dorothea Johnson.
Mothers’ and Daughters’ Tea & Etiquette
What could be more endearing than a shared cup of tea with one’s mother or daughter! This is the perfect opportunity for grandmothers, mothers, daughters and granddaughters to enjoy one another’s company during a special luncheon “Mother’s Day,” and at the same time learn the etiquette associated with tea time.
Victorian Tea & Etiquette
The Victorian Era was opulent and extravagant. Afternoon tea parties were fashionable, and knowledge of the social graces important. Dainty tea cakes and sandwiches were served during that era and is still a choice of the etiquette professional. Enjoy tea while learning the protocol of tea time today.
Valentine Tea & Etiquette
Love and Friendship go hand-in-hand with tea on Valentine’s Day. An enchanting tea combined with etiquette is the perfect gift for a special person of any age. The Valentine Tea & Etiquette package is an ideal gift for a bridal shower, baby shower, sorority gathering or just friends.
Holiday Tea & Etiquette
To embellish a celebrated gathering, invite family and friends to tea. Enhance the holidays with a refresher of the social nuances associated with tea time. Spirits are usually served along with a variety of holiday canapes and sweets. The holiday tea and etiquette program is good for open house, or gift exchange parties.
Teddy Bear Tea & Etiquette
This program is for the young at heart. Teddy Bear, a capital bear, treats his guests to an imaginary tea at the White House. Preparing for tea at the White House with Teddy Bear will demonstrate situations that call for knowing and using correct etiquette at tea time.. Participants are encouraged to bring their teddy bears. Teddy Bear Tea & Etiquette is perfect for a birthday party.
Tea & Etiquette with Alice in Wonderland
For the adventuresome of all ages, we invite participants to explore Alice’s exciting trip through Wonderland. Modern manners and timeless courtesies are interwoven throughout the program.
All programs are taught by consultants certified by the Protocol School of Washington® using the curriculum of PSOW.