How to Turn a Tea Hobby Into a Tearoom Business

  • Thursday, 06/14/2018: 8:30 AM - 9:40 AM
  • Room: S230
  • Session Number:  CS37


In this session you will learn how to take an idea for a tearoom as a hobby to a successful profitable business and get started from someone who has run multiple tearoom locations in Indiana, USA. Tina shares her tips on how she got started and expands on marketing and management tips taken from the training handbook she uses to train her own teams.


PowerPoint slides with pictures
Example press release handouts/facebook live
audience participation - using white boards in teams

Learning Objectives

10 tips on opening a tearoom
How to manage a tearoom - stetting your strategic objective & guiding principles for your team to follow
How to market your business with no advertising budget


Tina Jesson

Tina's Traditional Tearooms