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In the Kitchen: My Love Tea 101: Tea & Love

  • Pao Arts Center 99 Albany Street Boston, MA, 02111 United States (map)

Tea is a staple in Chinese kitchens and tables. Come take this workshop to taste and learn about the ceremonial role of tea in Chinese culture.

Stay for other family-friendly activities happening on February 17 to celebrate the New Year.

The fee is non-refundable unless the class is cancelled by BCNC. Materials will be provided. 

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About the Artist: Dr. Xingcai Zhang is a research fellow at Harvard/MIT. He was the President of the World Tea Organization, North American Chinese Tea Association, and He was invited by Chinese Consul Generals to lead the national-level tea fest and talk about the science and health benefits of tea for the United States President George H. W. Bush`s family. He introduced the World Tea Day to United Nation Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. He is invited to work on the Nature Tea Outlook for Nature journal. He is a Springer Nature Editor and a Nature Nano Ambassador. Dr. Zhang also serves as a science writer for Elsevier Materials Today and Royal Society of Chemistry, and as an advisory board member for Wiley, an editorial board member or guest editor for high-impact scientific journals. Dr. Zhang finished his Ph.D. in natural products based nanomedicine and published around 40 high-impact international journal papers. Dr. Zhang is known as Dr. Tea and had been invited to give lectures/tea ceremonies at Harvard, MIT, BU, Tufts etc multiple times and had been reported by Harvard Political Review, China Daily USA, Fox News Radio,, Boston Globe, Bostonese, China Radio International etc. hundreds of times. Dr. Zhang had also organized world tea summit and played a major role in a famous tea documentary. Dr. Zhang has composed more than 1000 Chinese Tang Dynasty-style poems including tea poems and some of them have been translated into English. Dr. Zhang can be reached at 2253041387(phone),

Directions: The Pao Arts Center is located in the One Greenway building, 99 Kneeland Street. For GPS driving directions, use 66 Hudson Street, Boston, MA 02111. From Hudson Street, walk up the stairs and across the deck to the 99 Albany Street entrance. The public parking garage entrance is on Hudson Street. The Pao Arts Center is accessible by the MBTA green, red, and orange lines.

Contact: Vania Chan | 617-863-9073