Lifestyle Briefs

Monday, January 15, 2001 at 1:00am

Afternoon Tea

at Viking Culinary Arts Center

The tradition of afternoon tea was begun by Anna, the Duchess of Bedford. She began inviting friends for an additional afternoon meal at 5 p.m. in her room at Belvoir Castle. The Duchess adopted the European tea service formally, and a common pattern of afternoon tea soon emerged. On Tuesday, Jan. 16, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Viking Culinary Arts Center in the Factory at Franklin, English-man Paul Teal will hold an afternoon tea.

Chef Paul Andrew Teal first became interested in a culinary career because of his two passions: cooking and travel. He studied culinary art and science for two years in England and later undertook two additional years of advanced training in London. His culinary talents have an international dimension as he has lived and worked all over the world from Scotland, Denmark and Sweden to Austrailia, New Zealand, Bermuda and the United States.

He will prepare and serve food as well as make the perfect

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