Jeff State Culinary Institute to host Holiday High Tea

Published 5:02 pm Tuesday, November 21, 2017


HOOVER – Culinary apprentices at Jefferson State Community College’s Culinary and Hospitality Institute will hold a Holiday High Tea and Silent Auction, along with Christmas Carols featuring the Jefferson State Singers, on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shelby-Hoover Campus.

“This festive event will definitely get you in the holiday spirit,” Jefferson State’s Culinary Director Joseph Mitchell said. “We invite our community to join us and enjoy delicious food, fellowship and Christmas carols.”

Attendees will enjoy premium teas, coffee and hot chocolate from Birmingham’s own Revelator Coffee Company.

The High Tea will feature a savory cup of chicken tomato orzo soup, followed by Caprese quiche with mozzarella, tomatoes and arugula.

Next, classic selections of freshly prepared cucumber, egg mayonnaise with cress, smoked salmon with cream cheese, ham and mustard, and coronation chicken finger sandwiches will also be served.

To close out the experience, a sweet treat of fresh warm scones with clotted cream and preserves will be served along with a variety of cakes and pastries.

To enhance the holiday festivities, the Jefferson State Singers will sing your favorite Christmas carols.

Tickets are $40 per person and should be purchased by Nov. 25.

All proceeds benefit educational endeavors of Jefferson State’s Culinary and Hospitality Institute American Culinary Federation Apprentices.

To reserve your place at this special event, call (205) 983-5214 or email