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Chocolate High Tea
February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$40
Chocolate-flavored everything, please!
Sunday, February 17th
1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Garden Room
Advanced Registration Required; class is limited.
Use this link to register online, give us a call during business hours at (916) 452-3005 x 208, or sign up in person at the Sierra 2 Center office.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day — or, if you prefer, Galentine’s Day — with this chocolate-themed tea. Featuring all new chocolate and chocolate mint teas, plus three tiers of delicious high tea food. The menu includes high tea classics, as well as special items created just for this event, such as a chicken mole, chocolate chip scones, and a truly decadent top tier!
This is a great social experience for tea and chocolate lovers. Celebrate the ones you love with this sweet high tea event.
Chicken mole cups with a crispy shell and savory cacao flavor
Brie and cocoa nibs open-faced sandwich
Radish with butter and sea salt tea sandwich – a Novel Tea specialty
Black forest ham and sharp cheddar cheese
Chocolate Chip Scone
Jam and Devonshire cream
Chocolate truffles (of course)
Mini Chocolate Eclair
About the Instructor & The Novel Tea:
Ellen, Cid, and Emmy, owners of The Novel Tea, have been friends, family and professional colleagues for many years. Long ago best friend’s Ellen and Cid discovered that they both loved tea—both the drink in its infinite variations and the experience of connecting with others while having good conversations over a cup of tea. This is a passion Ellen and Cid passed on to their daughters, including Ellen’s daughter Emily who joined them when they opened The Novel Tea.
Ellen and Cid have over sixty years of teaching experience, and now instead of teaching communications or educational theory to college students, they plan to teach everyone in Sacramento how much better life can be with a book in one hand, a cup of tea in the other, and a friend by your side.
Ellen is the resident tea expert, and one of only a handful of certified tea sommeliers in California. Ellen is passionate and knowledgeable about everything related to the Camellia sinensis plant (from which all tea comes), has picked tea in China, and taken tea on almost every continent. As soon as Antarctica opens a tea shop, she’ll be one of the first customers.