Presentation on theme: "TEA FACTS ORIGIN Black Teas: India, Sri Lanka, China Green Teas: Japan, China Oolong Teas: Taiwan, China White Teas: China Red Teas: Africa Mate: Argentina."— Presentation transcript:
TEA FACTS ORIGIN Black Teas: India, Sri Lanka, China Green Teas: Japan, China Oolong Teas: Taiwan, China White Teas: China Red Teas: Africa Mate: Argentina Other herbal teas: all over the world HISTORY Tea was discovered 5,000 years ago in China and today is being consumed more than any beverage except water. HEALTH BENEFITS OF TEA treats allergies is anti-cancer boosts immune system is anti-bacterial prevents tooth decay contains anti-oxidants lowers cholesterol cures infections Latest studies suggest that tea… 958 W Armitage Ave Chicago IL 60614 312.873.4123 www.argotea.com 6am-11pm Mon-Fri 7am-10pm Sat and Sun TEA PLANT All types of teas except herbals originate from a single plant called Camellia Sinensis Argo Tea's flagship café opened in Chicago in Spring 2003. The contemporary café offers signature tea- based beverages, healthy teas from around the world, teaware, and specialty foods. TEA TYPES Green Teas: barely processed non-fermented twice less caffeine than black teas Black Teas: fermented most caffeine consumed most Oolong Teas: semi-fermented less caffeine than black teas, but more than green smoky, sweet flavor White Teas: non-fermented, non- processed very little caffeine rare tea Herbal Teas: not made from the same plant as other teas dried roots, flowers, and fruits most herbs contain no caffeine
HOT TEA PREPARATION Scoop 2 teaspoons of loose tea into infuser 1 2 3 Steep for 3 minutes HOT TEA SERVICE Pour Hot Water into the teapot 1 2 3 Bring the teapot and serving- ware to the customer table Remove infuser from the teapot and place on a tray Pour into a cup
ICED TEA PREPARATION Scoop 4 teaspoons of loose tea into infuser 1 2 3 Steep for 3 minutes ICED TEA SERVICE Pour Hot Water into the teapot 1 2 3 Fill glass with ice Pour tea into the glass Garnish and Serve
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