Menu Ideas: The Art of Tea


The St. Regis San Francisco, starting this Friday, will offer guests of its lobby lounge the opportunity to experience the Art of Tea. The hotel will offer it seven days a week from 2 to 4 p.m. by reservation.

Here’s the menu:


the art of tea                                                                $ 54

the art of tea for two                                                   $ 154
st. regis tea accompanied by a half bottle of laurent perrier

the art of tea with bubbles                                          $ 68
st. regis tea accompanied by a glass of schramsberg sparkling

featured champagne & sparkling

veuve clicquot                                                             $150
laurent perrier                                                             $135
schramsberg                                                               $115

Executive Chef Franck Desplechin has created an afternoon tea menu based on seasonality and fresh market products.


heirloom tomato waffle cone
scallops, basil pesto, italian speck

porcini mushroom macaron
hudson valley foie gras, applewood smoked bacon

santa barbara spot prawns slider
hass avocado, citrus, sriracha, tarragon

vande rose ham croque madame
quail egg, truffle béchamel


huckleberry & blueberry pie shooter

red berry gateau opera
valrhona jivara chocolate,  hazelnut biscuit

meyer lemon tower
citrus marshmallow, smoked sea salt

crispy fig scones with dark chocolate glaze