Welcome New Member SugarPlums & Tea!

posted Nov 5, 2019, 5:25 AM by L Brommer   [ updated Nov 5, 2019, 5:28 AM ]
We are please to welcome a new Pennsylvania member to MATBA!

Sugarplums & Teas 
403 Bank Barn Lane
Lancaster, PA 17602
Contact: Justine C. Cooney
Business Type: Tea Shop and Cafe

Phone: 717-394-9166

Welcome New Member-The Garden Tea Room

posted Oct 23, 2019, 4:04 PM by L Brommer   [ updated Oct 23, 2019, 4:06 PM ]

We are please to welcome a new member to MATBA!
The Garden Tearoom
329 Main Street
Conyngham, PA 18219
Contact: Marnie D’Amato
Business Type: Specialty theme tea parties, by reservation; Private Parties

Phone: 570-788-4832

Quarterly Meeting

posted Sep 18, 2019, 4:04 PM by L Brommer   [ updated Sep 18, 2019, 4:07 PM ]

Quarterly Meeting to be held at:

Sugarplums and Teas
403 Bank Barn Lane
Lancaster , PA

Meeting Agenda & Program-10/21/19


 9:30 am - Meet & Greet, Light Breakfast & Tea 

10:00 am - Welcome & Introductions of

MATBA Members & Guests

10:30 am – “From Passion to Purpose” Amy Thorn,

artisan wine maker and motivational speaker

11:45 am - Break 

12:00 pm – Tea Luncheon

1:00 pm – MATBA Business Meeting

Business Meeting Agenda 

  • Opening Comments – Deborah Raab 
  • Approval of amended July 2019 Meeting Minutes – Danielle Sanders 
  • Officer’s Reports: 
    • President – Deborah Raab, Tea for All 
    • Vice-President – Lin Henry, Tickle your Fancy 
    • Treasurer – Kathleen Hippeli, One Steep at a Thyme 
    • Secretary – Danielle Sanders, Red Brick Bakery and Tearoom 
    • Information Secretary – Nancy Reppert, Sweet Remembrances 
    • Membership Committee – Strategy & Status Update 
  • Copy of Revised By-Laws
  • WTE presentations update
  • MATBA Book update
  • MATBA Passport update
  • Tea Time Magazine Advertising update
  • New Business

Next Meeting – January 20, 2020, location, topics

2:15 PM - Adjourn Meeting

Welcome New Member TranquiliTea Temple!

posted Jul 24, 2019, 6:26 AM by L Brommer   [ updated Jul 24, 2019, 6:27 AM ]

TranquiliTea Temple

886 S. York St.
Downingtown, PA 19335
Contact: Tracey & John Stuligross
Business Type: hot tea, iced tea, bubble tea, zen & wellness

Phone: 484-919-8252

Welcome New Member Dessert Breeze Tea Tasting Events,LLC!

posted Jul 24, 2019, 6:21 AM by L Brommer   [ updated Jul 24, 2019, 6:24 AM ]


Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

Contact: Alison Sommer

Business Type: Afternoon Tea ParTeas & Tea Tasting Workshops

Phone: 702-595-6151

Monday, July 22, 2019 Summer Seminar

posted Jun 21, 2019, 5:19 AM by L Brommer   [ updated Jun 21, 2019, 5:26 AM ]

General Warren Tavern

9 Old Lancaster Road 
Malvern, PA 19355

a fine dining restaurant in Chester County, PA

Greeting and Networking: 11:00 am
Luncheon: 11:30 am
Business Meeting: 1:00 pm


  • Business reports
  • Agenda meeting dates for upcoming 12 months
  • 15 anniversary year celebration
  • MATBA on the map!
  • MATBA book progress & timeline
  • Update on PA Tea Fest

(Optional: Please bring door prize contribution for the Tea Fest to this meeting.)

(Note: An extended business meeting is planned for this day in lieu of a program)

Fee: $40 members, $45 non members

Contact Kathleen Hippeli to request a bill for the meeting.

with your RSVP with number attending,

She will send you an invoice for prepayment.


Starter Course

Mesclun Salad (V gf*)
tomatoes, roasted summer squash, red onion, cucumber, toasted almonds, strawberry vinaigrette
 Chilled Vichyssoise
cheddar crisps, green onion 


Seared Scottish Salmon(gf*)
lemon infused cauliflower rice, watercress, dill cream 
Jaeger Schnitzel
pan fried pork medallions, horseradish smashed potatoes, broccoli, Dijon tarragon hunter sauce 
Vegan Asparagus and Mushroom Risotto(gf*)
roasted garlic cream, oyster mushrooms, organic grilled asparagus, herbed porcini oil
Grilled Chicken Breast (gf*)
roasted potatoes, spinach, citrus beurre blanc


A Selection from the Pastry Chef’s Dessert Menu

(Please Note: No Substitutions to Menu Options)
*GF Gluten Free, V Vegan

Welcome MaryAnna's Tea

posted Jun 5, 2019, 1:32 PM by L Brommer   [ updated Jun 5, 2019, 1:33 PM ]

We are pleased to welcome a new member from New Jersey

MaryAnna’s Tea LLC

Point Pleasant Boro, NJ 08742

Contact: Mary Ann Rollano


732 766-7896


Type of business: Ready to drink teas & Educational Tea Blog

Spring Seminar - April 29, 2019

posted Apr 8, 2019, 6:20 AM by L Brommer

Annual Meeting to be held at
One Steep at a Thyme
170 Gatzmer Avenue
Jamesburg, NJ 08831

Designated reserved parking information can be found here:

Meeting Agenda & Program

 9:30 am - Meet & Greet, Light Breakfast & Tea
10:00 am - Welcome & Introductions of
MATBA Members & Guest Chef Cynthia Gold
10:30 am - Culinary Tea Cooking & Pairings w/ Chef Cynthia Gold
11:45 am - Break
12:00 pm - Tea Inspired Buffet featuring menu items from
1:00 pm - Culinary Tea Cocktails, Syrups & Infusions w/ Chef Cynthia Gold
2:00 pm - MATBA Business Meeting 
Business Meeting Agenda
Opening Comments – Deborah Raab
Approval of January 2019 Meeting Minutes – Danielle Sanders
Officer’s Reports:
President – Deborah Raab, Tea for All
Vice-President – Lin Henry, Tickle your Fancy
Treasurer – Kathleen Hippeli, One Steep at a Thyme
Secretary – Danielle Sanders, Red Brick Bakery and Tearoom
Information Secretary – Nancy Reppert, Sweet Remembrances Tea Room
Membership Committee – Strategy & Status Update
Review of Officer Election – Terms of current officers continue through 2019
Open Forum
Next Meeting – June 2019, location, topics
3:00 PM - Adjourn Meeting
Seminar Fee:   $60.00/member

To Register to Attend:
Contact Kathleen Hippeli
with your RSVP with number attending and any dietary concerns. She will send you an invoice for prepayment.

Optional Member Participation:
For the Swag Bag:
Please bring approx. 25 items to distribute to members in the goodie bags. This could be anything from your promotional information, a current newsletter perhaps, a favorite recipe or two (one that features tea as an ingredient would be keeping with the theme of our event!), a tea sample, tea inspired poetry or card. Something that inspires you!


Three Sisters Tearoom

posted Feb 9, 2019, 9:19 AM by L Brommer   [ updated Feb 9, 2019, 9:20 AM ]

We are happy to welcome Three Sisters Tearoom in Tennessee to MATBA. 

"Every once in awhile, we all need a moment.  A moment set apart from the daily routine.  A moment in which we can reconnect with friends.  A moment to refresh our spirits and regenerate our souls.  Come to Three Sisters' Tearoom for Afternoon Tea and find just such a moment."

Welcome to our newest member!

posted Jan 14, 2019, 6:44 AM by L Brommer   [ updated Jan 14, 2019, 6:45 AM ]

The Tea Shoppe is a locally owned tearoom, tea shop, and gift shop in Morgantown, West Virginia. Ever since we opened our doors in 2013 we have strived to provide our customers with first class service, delicious food, extensive tea choices, a quaint gift shop, and a relaxing environment. Our retail space sells 150 different premium loose-leaf teas.  Our tea room café menu includes traditional tea services such as afternoon tea, children’s tea, cream tea, formal tea, and royal tea.

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