Hosting an afternoon tea can be a lucrative fundraiser for your favorite charity. Likewise, a tea house open to the public can be a profitable business venture. Even if you just want to treat friends to tea in your home, an afternoon tea menu template will add to the charm of your event.
When deciding on an afternoon tea menu template, you do not need anything too elaborate or decorative. In fact, understated elegance will suit a tea party or tea house even better. Following are four different afternoon tea menu templates that you can download to use in Microsoft Publisher. Each template has graceful features befitting an afternoon tea, and you can easily change the fonts, color schemes or other aspects as you desire. The templates are compatible with Publisher 2003, 2007 or 2010.
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Basic Afternoon Tea Menu Template
This afternoon tea menu template is simple yet lovely. It features an unfussy floral border along the top and bottom edges. The words "Afternoon Tea" grace the top of the menu, followed by sample tea offerings and descriptions, such as "Sandwiches: Egg salad, smoked salmon and cucumber finger sandwiches." There is a blue china teapot and cup near the bottom of the menu. Of course, the sample text can easily be changed as can the color scheme. This template prints a single menu per full (8.5" x 11") page. You may wish to print the menus onto card stock so that they are sturdier and easier to hold.
Download Page: Basic Afternoon Tea Menu Template
Tri-fold Afternoon Tea Menu Template
This afternoon tea menu template may be a better option if you are opening a retail tea house or regularly hold teas for groups in your home or elsewhere. This template creates a tri-fold menu, with your restaurant's or your own name on the cover along with contact information. The interior panels of the template allow you to list you offerings in great detail. On the back of the menu, you can add a map of your locations or driving directions along with any other information you wish to include.
Download Page: Tri-fold Afternoon Tea Menu Template
Afternoon Tea Menu Template with Hostess
This is another simple yet lovely afternoon tea menu template that prints a single menu prints a single menu per full (8.5" x 11") page. It features a detailed border around the entire menu with a text box in the center into which you can type your tea menu offerings. Near the bottom of the menu are the words, "Hosted By:" so that you can include the name of the host or hostess.
Download Page: Afternoon Tea Menu Template with Hostess
Folding Afternoon Tea Menu Template
The final afternoon tea menu template offered here creates a folding menu with a front cover and two interior panels. The template incorporates a lavendar, cream and purple color scheme, but of course you can quickly change these by choosing another theme in Publisher. The cover of the menu features the words "Afternoon Tea Menu" along with a simple graphic of a teapot pouring water into a teacup. The left side of the interior pages has a simple purple border and the words "Presented by," making the template ideal for a fundraiser or group gathering. The right side contains a table into which you can type items and descriptions.
Download Page: Folding Afternoon Tea Menu Template
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