Destination Tea Founder
Language: English (Native), French (Conversational)
Maintains afternoon tea directories and content for Destination Tea, to make the custom of afternoon tea better known and more accessible to all generations. Photographs and writes tearoom reviews, assembles overviews of the history and customs of afternoon tea, and develops creative themed tea party planning guides. Extensively researches presentation topics and seeks to make new information easy to digest. Passionate, relatable and humorous, experienced in public speaking and group conversation facilitation.
Areas of Training:
|· Afternoon Tea History, Traditions and Etiquette
· Tea Menus and Choosing Your Tea
· Tea Brewing Techniques
Career Highlights and Key Clients:
In 2016, Angela founded Destination Tea, the online resource for afternoon tea in the United States, researching and producing the first comprehensive, searchable directory of afternoon tea venues in the U.S. She applies her background in tech firm public relations and marketing towards researching and promoting afternoon tea.
Destination Tea’s audience has doubled annually, now at 10,000 monthly visitors. In addition to creating video and social media content, Angela blogs about afternoon tea customs, conducts sponsored product reviews and curates themed tea party guides.
Angela interviews tearoom owners and contributes articles for her World Tea News series, “How an American Tearoom Thrives,” and has also been featured in Shoutout Atlanta, Voyage ATL and Where magazine.
Certification: Qualifications and Credentials:
· Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA, 1996 – 2000
· Université Jean Moulin (Lyon III), Lyon, France, 1998-1999
Affiliations, Activities and Awards:
· The United States’ only primary researcher of afternoon tea venues
· Member of the Atlanta Tea Society, Royal-tea Club, Afternoon Tea Across America, TREAT Tea Room Entrepreneurs Association Team and Tearoom Business Owners