In this workshop, we will explore the diversity that Japanese teas have to offer while learning some of the traditions, production methods, and techniques of making the teas of Japan. We will practice traditional Sencha and Gyokuro preparation and experiment with multiple infusions. Finally, we will learn ceremonial Matcha whisking techniques as well as modern Matcha latte and iced tea latte methods.
MEM Tea Imports has been sourcing, blending, and distributing teas from around the world since 1999. We serve over 500 restaurants, hotels, cafes, and bakeries in Boston and beyond. Education and Training is an integral part of our program and is gaining public appeal. We offer comprehensive seminars about origins of tea, tea processing, tea preparation, and tea and health.
In our tea seminars we sample all of the major tea varieties; White, Green, Oolong, Black, and Pu-Erh, as well as an assortment of Herbal infusions. We explain the various types of processing methods and their impact on the flavor profile and health benefits of the tea. This fun and informative seminar can help highlight teas for your own enjoyment based on the flavor and benefits they provide.
Tea is a versatile beverage and is becoming an increasingly popular ingredient at chef’s tables, local bakeries, and behind your favorite bar. See what the hype is all about and feel good too by joining us for tea and conversation.