A Pink Tea
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis’ popular Saturday Afternoon Tea will take on a decidedly pink twist this month, when the hotel will support breast cancer patients through a series of four special Pink Ribbon Teas. Net proceeds from the annual non-profit teas will benefit the locally-based Gateway to Hope, a breast cancer lifeline whose mission is to provide assistance for in-need individuals who are diagnosed with or are at high risk of developing breast cancer.
The Pink Ribbon Teas will be held each Saturday: October 6, 13, 20 and 27. The menu will include flavorful finger sandwiches, freshly-baked scones and select sweet treats, all created or garnished in hues of pink. Optional pink Champagne will be available for those wishing to upgrade to the “royal” version of tea.
During the hotel’s Pink Ribbon Tea month, guests and area residents can also celebrate a loved one, survivor or patient by leaving a personalized pink ribbon on a pink ribbon tree which will be prominently displayed in the hotel lobby throughout October. Seatings available at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis – Lobby Lounge
PRICE: $59 USD for adults; $39 USD for children between 5 and 12 years of age; includes valet parking. All net proceeds will be donated to Gateway to Hope
RESERVE: 314.719.1433 (reservations are required)
PINK RIBBON TEA MENU HIGHLIGHTS
Pink Mini-Sandwiches: Cold Water Pink Shrimp Salad with Dill, Smoked Salmon Rosette on Cornbread Muffin with Crab Spread, Cucumber with Pickled Beet Hummus on Naan Bread, Virginia Ham and Cornichon Pâté with Mustard, Cream Cheese and Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus, Open-Faced Egg Salad with Pink Himalayan Salt
Scones Served with Devonshire Cream, Lemon Curd and Fruit Preserves
Pink Desserts: Mini Pink Heart Sandwich Cookies, Strawberry Profiteroles, Black Forest Bites, Raspberry Curd Meringue Tarts, Hibiscus Rose Madeleines