Tea Foundations I’m thrilled to announce that George Brown College has rebooted its in-person tea program starting with Tea Foundations. And I’ll be your guide! This is also a prerequisite for the Advanced Tea Program (Tea Sommelier), which we are also planning to restart. Look at the beautiful space we have above The Chefs’ House, St. James Campus, Centre of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 215 King St. E., Toronto Join me for this dive into the universe of tea, […]
The Tea Book
Saturday February 1st, 1.30pm The 8th Annual Toronto Tea Festival takes place over 2 days, Saturday February 1st and Sunday 2nd, at Toronto’s Reference Library, in the Appel Studio. I’m happy to announce that I will be speaking on Saturday Feb.1st at 1.30pm. Topic – Botany of the Tea Plant. I’ve really enjoyed researching this project. A bit of a deep dive for me, but I’m learning so much! My plan is to distill this knowledge into a concise 30 […]
In its sixth year, and now one of the biggest consumer tea festivals in North America, The Toronto Tea Festival is preparing for a large crowd of tea fans – both novices and connoisseurs and everything in between. The weekend event will be taking place at Toronto’s Reference Library in the Appel Salon Saturday February 3rd and Sunday, 4th, from 10am – 5pm. The Festival was founded by Tao Wu and his sister Mingzhu Gao, of Tao Tea Leaf in […]
As well as being The Tea Stylist, I am also the author of The Tea Book, from DK Publishing. Support your local bookstore! And if purchasing online, The Tea Book is available at Amazon or Chapters Indigo Update: June 14, 2017, World Tea Awards, Las Vegas, Nevada I’m happy to announce that The Tea Book has won The World Tea Award for Best Tea Publication at World Tea Expo. I’m so grateful that the jury recognized this book as a […]
Thrilled to announce that I’ll be visiting New York City November 13th – 15th Monkey Cup: Saturday November 14th, book signing, 3.30pm – 6.30pm, 1730 Amsterdam Ave. (Harlem) NYC T Shop, Sunday November 15th, book signing, 1pm – 5pm, 247 Elizabeth Street, (Soho) NYC Hope to meet you there!
The Tea Book, DK publishers On Saturday, September 19th, 1pm, I will be at Majesteas, a tea shop at 950 Queen St. E. near Carlaw Ave. in the Leslieville neighbourhood of Toronto. This will be my first book signing event since the release of The Tea Book in July. Owned by fellow tea colleagues Robert Gignac and Ian Macdonald, Majesteas is celebrating 5 years in business! They have a great selection of good quality tea, especially excelling in black teas, […]
The Tea Book, DK Publishers This year has been devoted to research and inspiration for The Tea Book, a collaboration with DK publishing (a division of Penguin Random House). Famous for their Eye Witness Travel books and many and varied guides to culinary pursuits, DK chose to publish a book on tea at a time when the world’s favourite hot beverage is poised to gain even more ground in markets around the world. This comprehensive primer for tea lovers will […]