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 Thank you for your interest in hosting a private lunch or brunch in the Tearoom! Celebrate the guest of honor and treat your guests to our quaint Tearoom nestled within the beautiful 7 scenic acres of Emerson Creek Pottery and Tearoom. Each recipe is selected and prepared by our talented cooks, using only the freshest ingredients. To get started, choose one of two packages below and contact us via the form provided on that package’s tab “Request Reservation”.

Event Dates May to December

Looking for Wedding Event Info?

These packages are for smaller Shower or Private Events in our Tearoom for lunch or brunch. For weddings we offer different packages and they are held in our beautiful barn and event tent. Please see our Barn Weddings page for full info and to contact us via the form on that page.

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Our Rustic Porch Event Space

All shower and private parties are held in the new “Porch” event space located just off the main Tearoom porch overlooking the countryside. The virtual tour starts in our charming Tearoom and you can navigate and walk out to the porch to enter and view the Porch event space.

 Private Brunch Package

Tuesday – Saturday  |  9am-12pm

Enjoy a delightful homemade brunch with your guests at the Tearoom! Upon arrival, guests may choose one main course option from the following menu. Brunch will be served with muffins, scones and a delicious dessert.

$29.99 per person
$250.00 Room Rental
(18% Service Charge & 7.25% Tax Included)
Min. 20 Guests / Max. 25 Guests

Main Course

Spinach, Artichoke and Brie Filled Crepe [ V ]
Delicate crepe filled with spinach, artichokes and brie, with a sweet honey sauce. Served with fruit medley salad.

 

Sweet Onion and Herb Mini Quiche [ V ]
Puff pastry filled with a mix of gruyere cheese, parmesan and fresh herbs. Served with a fruit medley salad. Gluten free option available upon request. *

 

Herb Smoked Salmon Poached Eggs
Whole grain bread with herb cream cheese spread topped with arugula, smoked salmon and a poached egg. Served with a fruit medley salad. Gluten free option available upon request. *

 

Brioche French Toast
Decadent French toast sweetened with honey and orange zest, served with pure maple syrup and raspberries. Served with maple bacon. Gluten free option available upon request. *

 

[ V ] Our vegetarian options accommodate a lacto-ovo diet.

Dessert

Baby Bundt Cake with Berries and Cream
Gluten free option available upon request. *

 

BYOC – Bring Your Own Cake
If you decide to BYOC we require cake is purchased from Insured Food Handler
with State of Illinois Food License

Beverages

Strawberry Lemonade
Soft Drinks
Hot Tea & Iced Tea
Coffee

 

BYOB
Wine or Champagne (no hard alcohol please)
$100 Dram Shop Insurance required for BYOB

 

Optional Mimosa Bar
$50 + $100 Dram Shop Insurance

Timeline

Setup

8:30 am – 9:00 am
(Minimal Decorations)

Lunch

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Planning & Payment
Non-Refundable Deposit of $250 required on date of booking.
Dietary restrictions/gluten free options due 7 days prior date of event.
Mimosa bar can be added up to or within two weeks prior of the event.
Minimal Decorations
BYOC – Bring Your Own Cake – We require your cake to be purchased from an Insured Food Handler with a State of Illinois Food License. We do require a copy of the license the week before event.
BYOB – Bring our Own Beverage – Wine or Champagne – No Hard Alcohol Please
Dram Shop Insurance –  $100.00 additional fee will be required for Dram Shop Insurance if alcohol is being consumed and is non-refundable.
Gift Table – Due to the “coziness” of our event space, we ask that smaller gifts are placed inside the event space. All larger gifts will need to be placed on the porch. We recommend informing your guests to not bring large gifts.
All Events scheduled or canceled within a two-week period from event date are non-refundable.
Host is responsible for the total payment. The total payment is based on the number of guest on the contract.
Allow three and a half hours for event. This includes setup time.

Request Private Brunch Package

Please contact us below to request current availability or to schedule a visit.

Your Name *

Your Email *

Your Phone *

Date Requested (Tues-Sat ONLY, 9am – 12pm)
Please enter as mm/dd/yyyy

Guest Count (Min 20/ Max 25 for this package)*

Special Comments or Questions

Take the backroads to the Tearoom!

 Sunday Event Package

All Inclusive Lunch  |  Select Sundays  |  10:30am-2pm

Our All Inclusive package features lovely curated Tearoom menu experience. Hosts may choose one appetizer, one soup, one salad, one tea sandwich, and one dessert option from the following list. Guests may choose soup or salad option for their second course.

$2,500 Sunday Event Package
(18% Service Charge & 7.25% Tax Included)
Min. 30 Guests / Max. 60 Guests

Appetizers

Mediterranean Flat Bread
Herbed flatbread with fig, goat cheese and arugula with balsamic reduction

 

BLT Dip
Served with rustic bread

 

Baked Brie with Seasonal Toppings
Served with crackers

Soups

Cream of Asparagus
Roasted Red Pepper
Tomato Basil Tortellini

 

Salads

Signature Salad
A blend of juicy pears, sugared walnuts, blue cheese and dried cranberries, served over mixed greens with a sweet vinaigrette

 

Arugula Salad
A mix of baby lettuces with orange segments, fresh raspberries, toasted sunflower seeds, & grape tomatoes tossed in a citrus vinaigrette

Tea Sandwiches

Cucumber and Herb Cream Cheese [ V ]
Rye bread topped with herbed cream cheese and sliced cucumbers

 

Chicken Salad
Grapes, roasted pecans and celery, mixed with a light mayonnaise and Greek yogurt dressing served on rustic sourdough bread

 

Emerson Creek Wrap
Grilled Flour tortilla filled with grilled chicken, fresh spinach, brie, apples, and bacon.

 

* Gluten free bread available for all sandwiches *
[ V ] Our vegetarian options accommodate a lacto-ovo diet.

Dessert

Baby Bundt Cake with Berries and Cream
A miniature bundt cake served with the freshest seasonal berries

 

Peach Blackberry Cobbler
The favorite of many! A mixture of fruit, berries, and delicate crust
perfectly warmed and served with vanilla ice cream.

* Gluten free dessert options available upon request. *

 

BYOC – Bring Your Own Cake
If you decide to BYOC we require cake is purchased from Insured Food Handler
with State of Illinois Food License

Beverages

Strawberry Lemonade
Soft Drinks
Hot Tea & Iced Tea
Coffee

 

BYOB
Wine or Champagne (no hard alcohol please)
$100 Dram Shop Insurance required for BYOB

 

Optional Mimosa Bar
$75 + $100 Dram Shop Insurance

Timeline

Setup

10:00 am – 10:30 am
(Minimal Decorations)

Lunch

10:30 am – 2:00 pm

 

Planning & Payment
Non-Refundable Deposit of $1,250 required on date of booking.
Menu choices are due 30 days prior to event date.
Dietary restrictions/gluten free options due 7 days prior date of event.
Guest count is due 7 days prior to event date.
Balance ($1,250) is due 7 days prior date of event.
Allow three and a half hours for event. This includes setup time.

 

Request Sunday Event Package

Please contact us below to request current availability or to schedule a visit.

Your Name *

Your Email *

Your Phone *

1st Date Choice (Sundays ONLY, 10:30am – 2pm)
Please enter as mm/dd/yyyy

2nd Date Choice (Sundays ONLY, 10:30am – 2pm)
Please enter as mm/dd/yyyy

Guest Count (Min. 30 Guests / Max. 60 Guests) *

Special Comments or Questions

A Peek Around the Venue

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Please see our exclusive Rental Boutique to create your perfect tablescape and event decor for your event.  You’ll find unique items such as lace runners, vintage china, vases & votives, wooden rounds, lanterns, crates, vintage props and much more!

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