The Social Event of the Season…

HURRY – THE 2019 SHINE FASHION TEA IS SOLD OUT… 

The 2nd Annual SHINE Fashion Tea takes place on Sunday February 3, 2019 at Fairmont Empress Hotel from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. The pre-tea Social Mixer happens in the historic Palm Court, and the Fashion Tea takes places in the adjacent iconic Crystal Ballroom.

This is no ordinary afternoon tea!

Once again this year, football is not the only game in town on Super Bowl Sunday!
The 2nd annual SHINE Fashion Tea is a bespoke, luxe afternoon affair with VIP Bubbly Reception, exclusive designers Spring 2019 fashion show, Empress Hotel’s iconic afternoon tea, a high style silent auction and of course celebrity hosts Todd and Rebecca Talbot. Get your ticket, treat yourself to a new dress, don that fascinator hat and on Sunday February 3th join us in Fairmont Empress Hotel’s stunning Crystal Ballroom for an afternoon of chic style and , in support of BC Children’s Hospital.

The social event of the season…

VIP Bubbly Reception 11:30-1:00pm (for VIP ticket holders)
Pre-Tea Social Mixer 12:00-1:00pm (for all ticket holders)
Fashion Tea & Show 1:00-4:00pm (afternoon tea menu coming soon!)

Tickets for the 2019 SHINE Fashion Tea are on sale – Buy today – we are SOLD OUT!

2019 Afternoon Tea Menu:

COLD SMOKED SALMON ON BLINI
Classically presented with dill and crème fraîche

HEIRLOOM CUCUMBER ON RYE
Glazed with fennel pollen, pink peppercorn and whipped dill cream cheese

CHEVRE TARTLET
Freshly whipped rosemary goat cheese, served with quince jelly and freeze dried blood orange

HONEY HAM & GRUYERE QUICHE
Sweet ham and gruyère cheese, served warm on a fresh flaky pastry

PEAR CIDER POACHED CHICKEN ON BRIOCHE
Served with confit cipollini onion, sultana and pear-almond aioli

SIGNATURE EMPRESS RAISIN SCONES
Served warm with house-made clotted cream and strawberry lavender preserve

BROWNED BUTTER SHORTBREAD
Classically presented Scottish shortbread

VANILLA POACHED APPLE & CARAMEL CREMEUX
Rich caramel cremeux, served in a delicate white chocolate cup

MEYER LEMON TART
Soft meringue, carefully paired with freeze dried raspberry crumble

AIYANA CHOCOLATE DELICE
Signature Empress Chocolate with hints of honey and blackberry

BLACKBERRY & HAZELNUT MACARON
Light meringue, sandwiched with blackberry and hazelnut