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ITMA Tea Sommelier Certification Course™

Just imagine being trained to become an ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ in magnificent San Francisco, the hub  of the U.S. tea industry. This phenomenal 8-Week ITMA Tea Mastery Certification Course™, a two-month, two-part program, contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the prestigious  ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ designation. It starts with the 2-Day ITMA Comprehensive Tea Sommelier Course™ held on-site at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco on May 23rd & 24th, 2020, from 9am to 5pm each day.

The 8-Week ITMA Tea Sommelier Tasting Course™ starts the following week involving home study, tasting and evaluating 18 different teas, and periodic online teleconferences to share experiences and ask questions. This will be followed by tasting and evaluating a Mystery Tea, a Report (oral or written) on a topic assigned by ITMA, and a Final Examination ($95 Examination Fee).

The course holds the high level of focus and support needed to gain the competence and confidence to serve as a distinguished tea sommelier at any upscale restaurant, hotel, or tea business, or expand or start one’s own successful tea business.

melissa_200The training will be conducted by ITMA Certified Tea Master/Blend Specialist Melissa Salazar, a true tea expert with a successful online tea business. She promises to make this an especially memorable, life-changing experience for everyone.

Accommodations are available at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco.  Room rates are $239 per night. The 2-Day ITMA  Comprehensive Tea Sommelier Coursewill be held in a conference room at the hotel, which accommodates up to 10 registrants. Seating is limited.

The training contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the association’s prestigious ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier designation once the program, blind tea tasting, oral or written dissertation, and final examination are successfully completed.

Registrants will experience some of the most exquisite and often rarest loose-leaf teas from around the world. The training will also include: Health Benefits of Tea and Valuable Guest Service Skills.

Tuition for the complete training program is US$1,475 for association members (US$1,725 for nonmembers). To register, post a US$250 non-refundable tuition-deposit using the button below. The tuition balance will be invoiced to registrants by e-mail.

 

Refund Policy: 2 weeks prior to the course: full refund of the course fee. 1 week prior to the course: 50% refund. Less than a week (7 days prior to the course>: no refund. No show: no refund.

ITMA Tea Sommelier Certification Course™

Just imagine being trained to become an ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ in magnificent San Francisco, the hub  of the U.S. tea industry. This phenomenal 8-Week ITMA Tea Mastery Certification Course™, a two-month, two-part program, contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the prestigious  ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ designation. It starts with the 2-Day ITMA Comprehensive Tea Sommelier Course™ held on-site at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco on March 28 & 29, 2020, from 9am to 5pm each day.

The 8-Week ITMA Tea Sommelier Tasting Course™ starts the following week involving home study, tasting and evaluating 18 different teas, and periodic online teleconferences to share experiences and ask questions. This will be followed by tasting and evaluating a Mystery Tea, a Report (oral or written) on a topic assigned by ITMA, and a Final Examination ($95 Examination Fee).

The course holds the high level of focus and support needed to gain the competence and confidence to serve as a distinguished tea sommelier at any upscale restaurant, hotel, or tea business, or expand or start one’s own successful tea business.

melissa_200The training will be conducted by ITMA Certified Tea Master/Blend Specialist Melissa Salazar, a true tea expert with a successful online tea business. She promises to make this an especially memorable, life-changing experience for everyone.

Accommodations are available at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco.  Room rates are $239 per night. The 2-Day ITMA  Comprehensive Tea Sommelier Coursewill be held in a conference room at the hotel, which accommodates up to 10 registrants. Seating is limited.

The training contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the association’s prestigious ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier designation once the program, blind tea tasting, oral or written dissertation, and final examination are successfully completed.

Registrants will experience some of the most exquisite and often rarest loose-leaf teas from around the world. The training will also include: Health Benefits of Tea and Valuable Guest Service Skills.

Tuition for the complete training program is US$1,475 for association members (US$1,725 for nonmembers). To register, post a US$250 non-refundable tuition-deposit using the button below. The tuition balance will be invoiced to registrants by e-mail.

 

Refund Policy: 2 weeks prior to the course: full refund of the course fee. 1 week prior to the course: 50% refund. Less than a week (7 days prior to the course>: no refund. No show: no refund.

ITMA Tea Sommelier Certification Course™

Just imagine being trained to become an ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ in magnificent San Francisco, the hub  of the U.S. tea industry. This phenomenal 8-Week ITMA Tea Mastery Certification Course™, a two-month, two-part program, contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the prestigious  ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ designation. It starts with the 2-Day ITMA Comprehensive Tea Sommelier Course™ held on-site at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco on January 18 & 19, 2020, from 9am to 5pm each day.

The 8-Week ITMA Tea Sommelier Tasting Course™ starts the following week involving home study, tasting and evaluating 18 different teas, and periodic online teleconferences to share experiences and ask questions. This will be followed by tasting and evaluating a Mystery Tea, a Report (oral or written) on a topic assigned by ITMA, and a Final Examination ($95 Examination Fee).

The course holds the high level of focus and support needed to gain the competence and confidence to serve as a distinguished tea sommelier at any upscale restaurant, hotel, or tea business, or expand or start one’s own successful tea business.

melissa_200The training will be conducted by ITMA Certified Tea Master/Blend Specialist Melissa Salazar, a true tea expert with a successful online tea business. She promises to make this an especially memorable, life-changing experience for everyone.

Accommodations are available at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco.  Room rates are $239 per night. The 2-Day ITMA  Comprehensive Tea Sommelier Coursewill be held in a conference room at the hotel, which accommodates up to 10 registrants. Seating is limited.

The training contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the association’s prestigious ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier designation once the program, blind tea tasting, oral or written dissertation, and final examination are successfully completed.

Registrants will experience some of the most exquisite and often rarest loose-leaf teas from around the world. The training will also include: Health Benefits of Tea and Valuable Guest Service Skills.

Tuition for the complete training program is US$1,475 for association members (US$1,725 for nonmembers). To register, post a US$250 non-refundable tuition-deposit using the button below. The tuition balance will be invoiced to registrants by e-mail.

 

Refund Policy: 2 weeks prior to the course: full refund of the course fee. 1 week prior to the course: 50% refund. Less than a week (7 days prior to the course>: no refund. No show: no refund.

ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course™

Picturesque San Francisco, the unofficial hub of the U.S. tea industry, sets the backdrop for the intensive 3-day experiential, hands-on ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course. The training will focus on the secrets and mysteries of tea blending, along with professional techniques for developing both traditional blends and signature formulas. The 3-day training will be held on-site at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco Hotel on November 9th – 11th, 2020, It will be followed by home study involving various blending formulations and periodic online sessions for support. Registrants completing the training will be awarded an ITMA Certificate of Completion.

With blended teas the first choice among many tea drinkers today, registrants will be trained in blending various types and grades of tea with other teas and with ingredients like herbs, dried fruit, flowers and flower petals, and spices. Registrants will learn to create professional blends, based on traditional formulas and current market demand, achieving results based on the technical criteria acquired during the program.

Curriculum:

  • History of Tea blending
  • Traditional tea blends
  • Cultural tea blends
  • Botanicals
  • Health benefits of blended teas & Tisanes
  • Tea blending Ingredients
  • Scented teas
  • Aromatized teas
  • Blending Techniques
  • Blending environment
  • Blending ratios
  • Market Trends
  • Tea Blending Innovations

The course is ideally suited for restaurant and tea business owners and managers, wine and tea sommeliers, chefs, caterers, tea aficionados, industry suppliers, and others who wish to incorporate tea blending skills into their daily lives or current profession.melissa_200

The course will be conducted by ITMA Certified Tea Master/Blend Specialist Melissa Salazar.  She is committed to making the event a memorable life-changing experience for everyone.

Tuition for the ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course is $1,975 for ITMA Members ($2,225 for non-members). Seating is limited. A $250 non-refundable tuition-deposit is required to register for the course. Click the button below to register. We will send you an invoice by email for the balance.

 

Refund Policy: 2 weeks prior to the course: full refund of the course fee. 1 week prior to the course: 50% refund. Less than a week (7 days prior to the course>: no refund. No show: no refund.

 

ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course™

Picturesque San Francisco, the unofficial hub of the U.S. tea industry, sets the backdrop for the intensive 3-day experiential, hands-on ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course. The training will focus on the secrets and mysteries of tea blending, along with professional techniques for developing both traditional blends and signature formulas. The 3-day training will be held on-site at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco Hotel on July 13th – 15th, 2020, It will be followed by home study involving various blending formulations and periodic online sessions for support. Registrants completing the training will be awarded an ITMA Certificate of Completion.

With blended teas the first choice among many tea drinkers today, registrants will be trained in blending various types and grades of tea with other teas and with ingredients like herbs, dried fruit, flowers and flower petals, and spices. Registrants will learn to create professional blends, based on traditional formulas and current market demand, achieving results based on the technical criteria acquired during the program.

Curriculum:

  • History of Tea blending
  • Traditional tea blends
  • Cultural tea blends
  • Botanicals
  • Health benefits of blended teas & Tisanes
  • Tea blending Ingredients
  • Scented teas
  • Aromatized teas
  • Blending Techniques
  • Blending environment
  • Blending ratios
  • Market Trends
  • Tea Blending Innovations

The course is ideally suited for restaurant and tea business owners and managers, wine and tea sommeliers, chefs, caterers, tea aficionados, industry suppliers, and others who wish to incorporate tea blending skills into their daily lives or current profession.melissa_200

The course will be conducted by ITMA Certified Tea Master/Blend Specialist Melissa Salazar.  She is committed to making the event a memorable life-changing experience for everyone.

Tuition for the ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course is $1,975 for ITMA Members ($2,225 for non-members). Seating is limited. A $250 non-refundable tuition-deposit is required to register for the course. Click the button below to register. We will send you an invoice by email for the balance.

 

Refund Policy: 2 weeks prior to the course: full refund of the course fee. 1 week prior to the course: 50% refund. Less than a week (7 days prior to the course>: no refund. No show: no refund.

 

ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course™

Picturesque San Francisco, the unofficial hub of the U.S. tea industry, sets the backdrop for the intensive 3-day experiential, hands-on ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course. The training will focus on the secrets and mysteries of tea blending, along with professional techniques for developing both traditional blends and signature formulas. The 3-day training will be held on-site at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco Hotel on February 8th – 10th, 2020, It will be followed by home study involving various blending formulations and periodic online sessions for support. Registrants completing the training will be awarded an ITMA Certificate of Completion.

With blended teas the first choice among many tea drinkers today, registrants will be trained in blending various types and grades of tea with other teas and with ingredients like herbs, dried fruit, flowers and flower petals, and spices. Registrants will learn to create professional blends, based on traditional formulas and current market demand, achieving results based on the technical criteria acquired during the program.

Curriculum:

  • History of Tea blending
  • Traditional tea blends
  • Cultural tea blends
  • Botanicals
  • Health benefits of blended teas & Tisanes
  • Tea blending Ingredients
  • Scented teas
  • Aromatized teas
  • Blending Techniques
  • Blending environment
  • Blending ratios
  • Market Trends
  • Tea Blending Innovations

The course is ideally suited for restaurant and tea business owners and managers, wine and tea sommeliers, chefs, caterers, tea aficionados, industry suppliers, and others who wish to incorporate tea blending skills into their daily lives or current profession.melissa_200

The course will be conducted by ITMA Certified Tea Master/Blend Specialist Melissa Salazar.  She is committed to making the event a memorable life-changing experience for everyone.

Tuition for the ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course is $1,975 for ITMA Members ($2,225 for non-members). Seating is limited. A $250 non-refundable tuition-deposit is required to register for the course. Click the button below to register. We will send you an invoice by email for the balance.

 

Refund Policy: 2 weeks prior to the course: full refund of the course fee. 1 week prior to the course: 50% refund. Less than a week (7 days prior to the course>: no refund. No show: no refund.

 

ITMA Tea Sommelier Certification Course™

The International Tea Masters Association, now in its 11th year of operation, is coming to Boston with its ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Course™ for becoming a Certified Tea Sommelier™, one of the most prestigious titles in the tea industry. Boston features an eclectic downtown, quality art galleries, and of course, a burgeoning culinary scene.

The training starts with the 2-Day ITMA Comprehensive Tea Sommelier Course™ held on-site on December 17th & 18th, from 9am to 5pm each day, at a hotel venue to be announced. The 8-Week ITMA Tea Sommelier Tasting Course™ starts the following week involving home study, tasting and evaluating 18 specialty teas. This will be followed by tasting and evaluating a Mystery Tea, a Report (oral or written) on a topic assigned by ITMA, and a Final Examination ($95 Examination Fee).

The training will be led by ITMA Certified Tea Master™ Philip Parda. With an extensive background in tea, he is a leading role model for adding to tea’s future.  His knowledge and teachings on tea have been known to be influential. He promises to make this an especially memorable life-changing experience for everyone.
The training contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the association’s prestigious ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier designation once the program, blind tea tasting, dissertation, and final examination are successfully completed.

Registrants will experience some of the most exquisite and often rarest loose-leaf teas from around the world. The training will also include: Health Benefits of Tea and Valuable Guest Service Skills.

Tuition for the complete training program is $1,475 for association members ($1,725 for nonmembers). To register, post a $250 non-refundable tuition-deposit using the button below. The tuition balance will be invoiced to registrants by e-mail  and must be paid by December 1, 2019.

 

Refund Policy: 2 weeks prior to the course: full refund of the course fee. 1 week prior to the course: 50% refund. Less than a week (7 days prior to the course>: no refund. No show: no refund.

The Finest, Most Complete Tea Master Course In The Industry.

The ITMA Certified Tea Master Course™, a two-part program, contains all the requirements an individual needs for achieving the ITMA Certified Tea Master™ designation, the most prestigious title in the tea industry representing a significant level of knowledge, expertise, and accomplishment..

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The finest, most complete Tea Sommelier Course in the industry.

The two-part ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Course™, a two-month program, contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ designation, a prestigious title in the tea industry representing a significant level of tea knowledge and expertise.

1 ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course™

London sets the backdrop for the intensive 3-day experiential, hands-on ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course. The training will focus on the secrets and mysteries of tea blending, along with professional techniques for developing both traditional blends and signature formulas. The 3-day training will be held on-site at the Waldorf Hilton London (Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DD, United Kingdom Phone +44-207-836-2400) on November  22 – 23 – 24, 2019, It will be followed by home study involving various blending formulations and periodic online sessions for support. Registrants completing the training will be awarded the prestigious title of ITMA Certified Tea Blender and  an ITMA Certificate of Completion.

With blended teas the first choice among many tea drinkers today, registrants will be trained in blending various types and grades of tea with other teas and with ingredients like herbs, dried fruit, flowers and flower petals, and spices. Registrants will learn to create professional blends, based on traditional formulas and current market demand, achieving results based on the technical criteria acquired during the program.

Curriculum:

  • History of Tea blending
  • Traditional tea blends
  • Cultural tea blends
  • Botanicals
  • Health benefits of blended teas & tisanes
  • Tea blending Ingredients
  • Scented teas
  • Aromatized teas
  • Blending techniques
  • Blending environment
  • Blending ratios
  • Market Trends
  • Tea Blending Innovations

The course is ideally suited for restaurant and tea business owners and managers, wine and tea sommeliers, chefs, caterers, tea aficionados, industry suppliers, and others who wish to incorporate tea blending skills into their daily lives or current profession.

The training will be led in English by ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier and  ITMA Certified Tea Blender Stijn Van Schoonlandt. With a strong background in tea and blending, and proprietor of his own coffee and tea establishment in Belgium, he promises to make this an especially memorable, life-changing experience for everyone.

Tuition for the ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course is $1,975 for ITMA Members ($2,225 for non-members). Seating is limited. A $250 non-refundable tuition-deposit is required to register for the course. Click the button below to register. You will be sent an invoice by email for the balance.

 

Refund Policy: 2 weeks prior to the course: full refund of the course fee. 1 week prior to the course: 50% refund. Less than a week (7 days prior to the course>: no refund. No show: no refund.