Tampa Private Party Venue

Whether you are hosting a surprise birthday party, and engagement party, or a gender reveal party for a baby-to-be, finding a Tampa Private Party Venue can be tricky, especially if you are looking for a location to host an event for less than 100 people. At The Empress Tea Room we specialize in creating a space for celebrations of all …

Tampa Party Catering

Tampa Party Catering When it comes to a Tampa party catering there are so many different directions to choose from. Whether you are planning a formal affair, a surprise for a special guest, or a clambake on the beach, finding a caterer that can assist you in making sure that every detail is attended to is crucial. Having been in …

Tampa Bridal Shower | The Empress Tea Room

Tampa Bridal Shower This last week we had the privilege of hosting a Tampa Bridal Shower at The Empress Tea Room for local WFLA News Celebrity Adrienne Pederson.  Amongst friends and family were fellow WFLA News Anchors Gayle Guayardo, Leslee Lacey, and Leigh Spann. It was a beautiful event and special memories were made, not only for them, but also for …

Tampa Rehearsal Dinner Venue

When it comes to finding a Tampa Rehearsal Dinner Venue, there are a variety of locations for families to choose from to celebrate. Many times a private room in a local restaurant is the venue of choice because it offers the opportunity for great food without the expense of renting a venue. But you don’t have to sacrifice elegance for …

Wedding Catering On A Budget

Wedding Catering On A Budget For many couples the cost of catering is one of the biggest investments they will make, outside of the venue, for their wedding and reception. Many venues have Preferred Caterers that have pre-selected menus with choices allowing for the opportunity to make the menu as much to their liking as possible. And while this is …

Tampa Baby Shower Venue

Tampa Baby Shower Venue When it’s time to celebrate the birth of a baby, planning a shower with family and friends is a cherished tradition. For that reason, finding the best Tampa Baby Shower Venue, with all the bells and whistles to treat the mother to be is one of the most important decisions. For over 7 years, The Empress …

Your 1st Choice for an Intimate Wedding Venue

    Finding the perfect Intimate Wedding Venue is one of the most important choices you will make outside of the dress and the rings… and the right person of course! For many couples looking for an intimate wedding venue space is a more difficult task, because elegant spaces for a guest list of 50-100 people are few and far …

French Toast and Bellinis

A story about a Boy and French Toast… I have this amazing teenager who is the sweetest thing ever.  On this certain day I was sick and in the bed, which is very rare.  I called out to him as I was famished, “could you make me some French Toast?”  He, being a teenager replied, “awwwh Mom”. About 5 minutes …

Divine Menus | Catering

Best Catering ” At It’s Best!” Divine Menus has been working in Tampa Catering events for over 15 years. Starting in the kitchen of owner and entrepreneur, Kim Nauman, Divine Menus launched with a vision to help working Moms provide healthy, quality meals for their families. In a short time the demand for business grew and Kim quickly found herself …