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Special Afternoon Tea Time & Review with Tea Master Utako Yamada from Karel Capek(カレルチャペック)

Tuesday 25/07/2017 @ 11:00 - 14:00


About The Class

Utako Yamada, Tea Master and popular illustrator cum author of children books will be in town for a talk about tea and the world of “Karel Capek” an original tea blend that she cultivated in her tea shop in Japan for over 30 years! Enjoy her talk while sipping this unique blend of tea from Karel Capek.

After the introduction about tea by Utako Yamada, there will be an exclusive tour of The Regent Hotel, A Four Seasons Hotel, followed by a tasting session of “New Afternoon Tea with Karel Capek Tea”,  a new item on the menu that will be launched only after mid August. Attendees to this workshop will be among the first to try it out! 
In addition to savouring the new tea blend, you can also enjoy a selection of Karel Capek infused pastries, specially put together by the hotel’s excellent pastry team and get to bring home an exclusive tea gift from Karel Capek tea shop!  
Please note that this class will be conducted in Japanese. English interpretation can be arranged upon request at  info@alchemist.sg 
Karel Capek: http://www.karelcapek.co.jp/

Class Schedule (3 hours)

– 11:00 Introduction and tea talk by Utako Yamada Tea Master and the owner of tea company “Karel Capek”.  Hear from her the deep culture behind tea and her success in tea business for over 30 years. 

– 12:00-12:20 Hotel Tour of The Regent Hotel, A Four Seasons Hotel 

– 12:20-14:00 Special afternoon tea ( debut of new menu from Tea Lounge) served with Karel Capek tea.

-14:00 End of the event 


Menu of Afternoon Tea Set
(Please indicate choice of dessert item during the ticket booking process)



Duck Breast and Lavender-infused Foie Gras Terrine on Tart with Caramelised Spanish Black Figs

Smoked Norwegian Salmon, Dill and Lemon Cream Cheese on Beetroot Loaf

Roasted Wagyu Beef and Lancashire Cheese on Rye Bread with Périgord Black Truffle

Watercress Crêpes with Alaskan King Crab, Calamansi Zabaione and Fresh Mint

Japanese Cucumber and Organic Egg Mimosa with Caviar



Heirloom Summer Tomato with Cherry Wood-smoked Ham

Asparagus and Smoked Salmon with Ricotta



Traditional Butter Scone and Raisin Scone served with Devonshire Clotted Cream, Strawberry Preserve and Traditional Lemon Curd


INDULGE IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING DESSERTS (Please choose 1 item from during ticket booking process)

Golden Apple
Yuzu Apple Compote, Apple Yogurt Mousse, Hazelnut Molasses Crumble, Olive Oil Sponge and 
Fromage Blanc Sorbet

The Chocolate Forest 
Caramel Cream, Chocolate Gelato, Pecan Brownie Chocolate Choux Puff, Banana Chutney 
and Chocolate Crumble

Coconut Semi-liqueur, Coconut Sorbet, Melon, Honey Dew, Cantaloupe, Sago and Japanese Pearls

Raspberry Soufflé 
Ruby Peach Sorbet, Almond Nougatine, Raspberry Compote and Vanilla Sponge


What’s included in the ticket fee

Talk by Utako Yamada, Hotel Tour, Special Afternoon Tea Set collaborating with Karel Capek and

About the Tea Master: Utako Yamada
Utako Yamada has many talent! She is a tea master and owner of tea blend “Karel Capek” that has a history of 30 years in Japan and at the same time, a writer, illustrator and translator!  After opening Karel Capek, she became active on writing and illustrating children stories, especially with creating characters, of which, some are based on her real life experiences. Her most notable children books are “The story of Cherry the Pig” and “Buzzy the Honeybee” and her stories often depict characters eating something or having tea. Her books have also been widely translated and published in Taiwan, USA, France and Korea. At Karel Capek tea shop, she also worked on designing products for tea and tea accessories. As an illustrator, she also collaborated with companies such as Ueno of Unochro, Naizich Shueisha, kids’ maid of Royal Hostel. 
With her good taste and easy to approach style, Utako Yamada always attracts people. Her charm works well especially advertisements or campaigns that targets females and children.



Official Media Sponsor: J+PLUS

This class is opened for attendees 18 years old and above only. Tickets for children are available upon enquiry at info@alchemist.sg.
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Tuesday 25/07/2017
11:00 - 14:00
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