TEA CONNOISSEUR PROGRAM

About the Course

Our training sessions are meticulously planned by our trainers and are designed in a manner geared towards the maximization of efficiency. Your time is valuable, so our goal is to best prepare you while taking up the least possible amount of your time. There are two levels of the “Tea Connoisseur Program”.

  • Medium of Training- On-site Course Curriculum Designed for Hotels, Tea Rooms, Hospitality Institiutions, Beverage Companies, Cafés and Groups Interested in Acquiring Knowledge about Tea.

Curriculum Details

1

Level 1- Introduction to Camellia Sinensis

Approximate Training Time- 2 hours


The training session will comprise lectures and organoleptic tea tasting that will encompass the following topics:-

  • Basics of Camellia Sinensis
  • Introduction to White, Green, Oolong and Black tea
  • Introduction to Tea Tasting Terminologies
  • Tea Evaluation Methodology for different varieties of CTC, Orthodox Teas

Course Rules:-

  • Prior Knowledge in Tea- No
  • Evaluation- No
  • Tasting Session- Yes
  • Certification- “Tea Connoisseur Level 1” Certificate
  • Validity- No expiration
2

Level 2- Deep delving into the World of Tea

Approximate Training Time- 6 hours

  • It will comprise extensive training and in-depth tea tasting. Conducted by experienced professionals, the training will consist of the following:-
  • Sensory Training - Organoleptic evaluation using the sensory kit
  • Basics of teas from different terroirs of India – Assam, Darjeeling, Nilgiris
  • Different seasons and flushes of Indian Teas
  • Tea tasting and tea brewing instructions for different varieties from different terriors of India
  • Tea Tasting and brewing tisanes and decaffeinated teas
  • Different methods of brewing Iced Teas and Matcha
  • Tea packaging and storing guidelines

Course Rules:-

  • Prior Knowledge in Tea- Must Have Completed “Tea Connoisseur Level 1” Certification
  • Evaluation- Yes
  • Tasting Session- Yes
  • Certification- “Tea Connoisseur Level 2” Certificate
  • Validity- No expiration

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email
  • If cancellation is done at least 15 days prior to the commencement of the program, 25% of the advance payment shall be deducted and the balance amount shall be refunded.
  • If cancellation is done lesser than 15 days prior to the commencement of the program, 50% of the advance payment shall be deducted and the balance amount shall be refunded
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days