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Pinecone Cottage Tea House – A Taste of the Yucatan Afternoon Tea

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Once a year, I like to enjoy a solo trip to rejuvenate, gather my thoughts, visualize, and dream. Last winter, I spent five days at Villa Tortugas in Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico which is owned by my friends, Dan Robertson and his wife Cecilia, who also own The Tea House that supplies much of our tea. Dan is a Tea Master and Tea Wizard, while Cecilia is a wonderful Host and Hotelier. Exploring the beaches and using local shared transportation, known as the Colectivo, was a joy with Cecilia. She introduced me to Probadita, a delightful restaurant run by Chef Adela in her home. The beautiful meal, so lovingly prepared, served as the inspiration for our Taste of the Yucatán Afternoon Tea!
Chef Pam

Afternoon Tea Served by Reservation Only
Age Requirement 13 yrs +
Three Course Prix Fixe Afternoon Tea | 57
Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian or Vegan Options | 62
Price Includes 20% Gratuity
BYOB Wine or Beer | 10 per bottle

Recommended Teas
Loose Tea – Vanilla Horchata Rooibos
Iced Tea – Honeydew-Watermelon-Mint | 5
Teatail – Summer’s Kiss Agua Fresca | 7
Angel’s Kiss Loose Tea Blended with Pineapple Juice, Cucumber, Garden Stevia and Lemon Balm

Garden Fresh Gazpacho served with Cinnamon-Date-Nut Tea Bread

Savories and PineScones
Chicken Fajita Salad Tea Sandwich
Bacon-Shrimp-Chipotle Salad Tea Sandwich
Garden Veggie Egg Tortilla Cups with Tomatillo Sauce
Black Bean, Salsa, and Artichoke Canape
Marzipan-Bronze Fennel-Orange PineScone Served with Almond Devon Crème and Orange Marmalade

Sweet Endings
Coconut Tres Leche Cupcake
Mexican Oatmeal Cookie
Sopapilla Cheesecake Triangles

Pinecone Cottage Weekend Afternoon Tea and Teatorial Policy
Pinecone Cottage is now taking reservations for Weekend Afternoon Tea and Teatorials on our website. For Weekend Afternoon Tea or Teatorials, using the reservations tab, make a date and time selection, to conveniently purchase your tickets through your PayPal account or as a PayPal guest. Please call 630.963.9130 for Weekday Afternoon Tea reservations.

Please register and pay for Teatorials one week in advance to help ensure it will be held as scheduled. Your registration is a commitment to attend, and fees are non-refundable. A minimum of four guests is required (not four in your party) in order to offer Teatorials and cancellations must be made at least five days prior to receiving credit for a future event, no exceptions. If you are unable to meet the cancellation deadline, you are welcome to send someone in your place. If Pinecone Cottage cancels the Teatorial, you will receive a full refund.

$57.00 – $62.00


August 4
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Pinecone Cottage
1029 Burlington Avenue
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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