Tales and Tea Events 

$35 per person includes all your food,tea, tax, gratuity and entertainment.  When you call we will need your credit card information to secure your reservation.  You will be charged the day of the event.  Cancellations will not be accepted 24 hours before the event.

Doors open at 6 p.m. High Tea is served at 6:30 p.m. Storytelling begins at 7 p.m. The event is over at 8 p.m.

We will have a raffle for a free Tea Pot and other small items at the end of the event.

We can accommodate Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free High Tea if informed when reservation is made there is a $5.00 surcharge. Champagne, Wine and Beer available at menu price.

Meet our Storytellers of the Round Table 

Mary Lou Williams is a retired teacher. She holds a masters degree in education from Columbia University.  She has served on the board of the Florida Storytelling Association and has produced local storytelling workshops and concerts featuring national tellers.  She is also a member of Toastmasters and has achieved the Distinguished Toastmaster award.  She has written a book of her stories called Ten Fractured Fairy Tales.
Tashahara Jallad  joined Toastmasters in 2008.  After achieving the level of Distinguished Toastmaster, she began exploring storytelling.  She joined The Florida Storytelling Association and founded the Storytellers of the Round Table.  Tashahara adapts and weaves universal messages that touch the heart, challenge the mind, and lift the spirit.  With a belief that a story is the shortest distance between two hearts, she will inspire you to pass them along.
Rhonda Brazinahas co-authored a children’s book, Carrots for Charlie. She also found her dream job as a professional storyteller.  Combining her career as an educator, her love for acting and the theater, and her passion for stories, she is grateful to have found her niche with the Storytellers of the Round Table. Rhonda is a member of Toastmasters and earned the Distinguished Toastmaster award, the highest award that Toastmasters bestows. She delights in connecting with her audience.

Dr. Joel Ying, MD,  is a Naples physician practicing integrative & holistic health.  After joining Toastmasters in 2009, he discovered the art of storytelling and the National Storytelling Festival.  He became a storyteller and produced a series of StorySlams.  In the present Age of Information, it is not the data but the stories that captivate, inspire, and motivate us.  Dr. Joel has also achieved the Distinguished Toastmaster award.

 

Thursday October 11th 2018

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35   “Did I Forget to Tell You?” 

Menu

Scones:   Pumpkin Scones served with Honey Butter.

Tea Sandwiches: Creepy Finger Sandwich with House Pimento Cheese, Root Beer Pulled Pork and Slaw, Pear Gouda and Balsamic Onion sandwich and

Pastries:   Apple Pasty, Graveyard Mousse and Fresh Fruit

Teas:    Buccaneer Tea consisting of (Organic Indian Black Tea, Organic Rooibos, Organic Coconut, Apple, Cocoa Beans, and White & Dark Chocolate Bits) and Apple Cinnamon Twist Herbal Decaf


Thursday November 8th 2018  

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  
Tales & Tea $35  “We Give Thanks”

Menu

Scone: Apple and Cinnamon Scones with Apple Butter and Clotted Cream

Tea Sandwiches:  Thanksgiving in a Roll, Green Bean Casserole Palmiers, Egg Salad on Whole Wheat, Celery stuffed with Cream Cheese, Cranberr

Pastries:  Sticky Toffee Pudding, Pumpkin Crumble Tarts and Fresh Fruit

Teas:  Pumpkin Crème, Herbal Decaf Apple Cinnamon Twist and Vanilla Earl Grey


Thursday December 6th 2018  “Children Christmas Special”


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Tales & Tea  “Christmas Tales”  Children $25  Adults $35

Menu

Scone: Cinnamon Scones with Honey Butter

Tea Sandwiches: Christmas Trees with Cucumbers and Cream Cheese, Reindeer’s with Peanut Butter and Strawberry Preserves, Honey Spiral Ham and Swiss

 

Pastries: Oreo Skier Cupcakes, Red Velvet Swirl Brownies and Fresh Fruit

Teas: Strawberry Herbal Decaf, Pink Lemonade, Hot Chocolate and Creme Brulee Black Tea.


Thursday December 13th 2018 

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35  “We Celebrate”

Menu

Scone: Cranberry and Orange Scone with Clotted Cream and Cranberry Strawberry Preserves.

Tea Sandwiches: Christmas Ham and Swiss Cheese on Hawaiian Rolls, Mini Beef Pasties, Chicken Salad on Croissant, and Fig and Brie Crostini.

Pastries:  Homemade Cherry Cordials, Red Velvet Cupcakes and Fresh Fruit

Teas: Pomegranate Green Tea, Royal Wedding and English Breakfast


Thursday January 10th 2019 


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35  “Happily Ever After”

Menu

Scone: Dark Cherry Scones with Clotted Cream and Cherry Preserves

Tea Sandwiches: Cucumber and Mascapone on Country White, English Egg Salad and Watercress on Potato Bread, Italian Pinwheel and Oven Roasted Chicken with Smoked Gouda.

Pastries:  Winter Wedding Cake and Fresh Fruit

Teas:  Apricot, Assam and Velvet Fog (a Cinnamon Creme Flavor).


Thursday February 14th 2019 


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35 “Love is in the Air”

Menu

Scone: Strawberry Scone with Clotted Cream and Strawberry preserves.

Sandwiches:  Roast Beef and Cheddar on Honey Wheat, Brambles Chicken Salad on Oatmeal, Southern Pimento Cheese on Pumpernickel Rye, Coronation Chicken Salad on Potato Bread and Ham Salad on Country White.

Pastries: Chocolate Mousse Dome and Fresh Fruit

Teas:  Royal Wedding, Scottish Breakfast and Peach Brandy Decaf


Thursday March 14th 2019

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales and Tea $35  “March into Spring”

Menu: 

Scones:  Blueberry Scone with Clotted Cream and Lemon Curd

Sandwiches:  Corned Beef and Swiss on Rye,  Quiche Florentine,  Green Apple Chicken Salad on Croissant and Donovan’s Auld Irish Cheddar Wedge

Pastries:  Baileys Brownie and Fresh Fruit

Teas:  Irish Breakfast, Tropical Rainforrest Green Tea, Blueberry Bliss Herbal Decaf


Thursday April 11th 2019

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Tales & Tea $35   “April Fools”

Menu

Scones:  Peach and Apricot Scones with Apricot Preserves and Clotted Cream

Tea Sandwiches: Honey Turkey and Provolone, Egg Salad, Pimento Cheese, and Spiral Honey Ham

Pastries:  Carrot Cake Truffle, Brownie Bite and Fresh Fruit

Teas: Blue Lady, Peach Brandy and English Breakfast Decaf


Thursday May 9th 2019 

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35  “My Mother Told Me”

Menu

Scone:  Strawberry Scone with Clotted Cream and Strawberry Preserves

Tea Sandwiches:  Brambles Chicken Salad on Croissant, Veggie Wraps, Beef and Boursin Cheese, and Smoked Salmon on Bagel

Pastries: Chocolate Mousse Cup Cake and fresh fruit.

 Teas:  Royal Wedding, Scottish Breakfast and Herbal Peach Paradise Decaf


Price is per person that includes tax and gratuity. Events and Menus are subject to change.