Founded in 1999, TEA 101 MasterClass is an annual 2-day seminar which will help turn your business dreams into reality as we guide you along the way of tea. We answer your questions in a small class setting as we inspire you to be successful in your tea profession. Read more...

Tea & Etiquette Certification

Infusing Good Manners

Bruce Richardson is a tea blender, author and educator who has been a leader in America's growing tea culture for over 28 years. He serves as Tea Master for The Boston Tea Party Ships Museum and Contributing Editor for TeaTime magazine. Read more

TEA 101 MasterClass

The Art of Owning a Tea Business

Tea as a Vocation

I walked away feeling excited, empowered and inspired by the information shared over those few days."

- Kathleen Edinger

Tea & Etiquette Certification® was founded by Dorothea Johnson and The Protocol School of Washington® and expanded by Bruce Richardson. Our 400-page manual is filled with teaching modules now used by  over 200 consultants in 12 countries. Read more...

Experienced Faculty

Bruce & Shelley Richardson