2017 LECTURES

All lectures are free with general admission.

please note space is limited. SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

TASTING WITH TURMERIC TEAS (11:30aM-12:30PM)

HOSTED BY RICHA GUPTA, FOUNDER, TURMERIC TEAS

Turmeric, the golden spice has gained a lot of popularity in recent years because of it’s medicinal properties. Join us for a Tea tasting event and learn all about the benefits of turmeric and how you can add it to your diet.

The Great Teas of China (1PM-2PM)

HOSTED BY ROY FONG, FOUNDER, iMPERIAL TEA COURT

From hand-picked white teas from Fu Ding to patiently aged puerh from Yunnan and everything in between, Roy Fong offers his insights on choosing, brewing, and enjoying his favorite Chinese teas.

Eat Your Tea: The Story of Myanmar’s Most Mysterious Food (2:30PM-3:30PM)

HOSTED BY desmond tan, FOUNDER, burma love

Tea shops in Myanmar pour gallons of green tea and black tea every day. Yet half of the tea consumed in Myanmar is eaten, not drunk. Join Desmond Tan (owner of Burma Love and the Burma Superstar restaurants) as he traces the journey of tea from the tea farms of Myanmar into lahpet -- or fermented tea leaf -- and its transformation into one of the most iconic dishes in Bay Area restaurants. 

Adventures of Growing Tea in Assam, Behind the Scenes with Mana Organics (4-4:30PM)

HOSTED BY Avantika Jalan, Founder, Mana Organics

How much does a tea's box really tell you? Learn the story behind your cuppa with Mana Organics