Sat, Feb 10|
Lunar Year Tea Tasting
To celebrate the Year of the Dragon, fellow member and Tea Sommelier Matt Chong will host a special Chinese New Year tea tasting. Experience a traditional Chinese Gong Fu Tea Ceremony featuring both vintage and in season teas.
Time & Location
Feb 10, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST
VC King, 224 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1K4, Canada
About the Event
To celebrate the Year of the Dragon, Chong Tea Co will host a very special Chinese New Year tea tasting. Experience a traditional Chinese Gong Fu Tea Ceremony featuring both vintage and in season teas.
Each guest will have the opportunity to taste 3-4 teas infused in a traditional style while learning about the history, terroir, production methods and flavours of Chinese tea. Guests will also have the opportunity to evaluate the dry leaf, tea infusion and wet leaf to better understand the role that oxidation plays in tea production.
Matt Chong is a tea expert having studied with the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada. Matt has been featured in Canadian media as a tea expert on CHCH Morning Television, Global News, and Notable Life. He also competes annually in local and global tea competitions specializing on teas from China.
Price: $75/p + HST & Gratuity
Miso Glazed eggplant.
Seared Japanese eggplant, Miso glaze, crispy garlic
Fried chicken fresh roll
Fried chicken, carrot, cucumber, bell pepper, cilantro, nuoc cham
Hiramasa, soy yuzu dressing, grated daikon, tobiko, charred scallion, wasabi foam, garlic flake.
Matcha powder, cream cheese.
We will try to accommodate all dietary restrictions to the best of our abilities.