Saturday, May 18 from noon to 2 p.m. at
Neiman Marcus' Rotunda Room at the Garden State Plaza.
Menu included scones with Devonshire cream and lemon curd, miniature chicken salad
profitteroles, finger sandwiches, hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries and assorted
pastries --- accompanied by a custom blend of John Harney teas. A brief talk about
"The Traditional Victorian Tea; Etiquette, Food and Customs of a Bygone Era" was
presented by Ms. Kim Hendrickson. Door prizes. Benefit Friends of the Library.
Tickets were $25 per person.
The Victorians not only created tea, as we know it today, but they had a strict
ettiquette, foods and customs that were followed. Kim's talk walked us througth the
historical trivia to paint a clear and entertaining picture of "having tea". [Contact Ms. Kim Hendrickson]