Join us for afternoon tea
Enjoy a quintessential British-style afternoon tea with freshly-baked and homemade goodies, amidst the beauty of our historic estate and garden.
Christmas Unwrapped English Tea at the DCA Meadowlands
Chef/caterer Victoria Truchan of Country House Cuisine is bringing her love of the English tea room experience to our festive halls this holiday season. An elegant afternoon tea is an easy way to relax before the holidays or gather for a girlfriend get-together.
Join us for a memorable respite and delicious bites. Our traditional menu will include a variety of classic tea sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, English and French petit fours and cookies, and a selection of Harney & Sons teas.
Thursday, December 7
11:30am – 2:30pm
(2 seatings: 11:30am and 1:00pm)
DCA members $40 / public $45
Prepayment is required by Tuesday, December 5.
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Chef/Caterer Victoria Truchan’s Bio:
Chef Victoria is a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, with degrees in both Culinary Arts and Pastry. She graduated with high honors and was awarded the coveted Pastry Fellowship and cited as one of the Ten Best Student Chefs for 1991, representing the C.I.A at the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado. She has trained under some of the best French pastry chefs both here and in London (working with Anton Mosimann), and went on to work as Head Pastry Chef for Christian Bertrand (of Lutece, NYC) and Jacques Thiebault at the Homestead Inn, as well as the legendary Stonehenge Inn in Ridgefield, Connecticut before starting her own successful catering company, Country House Cuisine.