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ST. LOUIS, MO. -- September 23, 2015 -- The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis will start the trick or treating early for young Halloween celebrants, as Trick or Tea will be presented Halloween morning in the hotel Lobby Lounge. The October 31 experience is offered at 11:30 A.M. on Halloween Saturday, providing the opportunity for area children to don their costumes early, enjoy a delightful tea of sweet treats, and then stroll through the hotel with their treat bags, collecting tasty surprises to take home from the hotel.

A few highlights of the Halloween Trick or Tea menu are Spider Cookies, Bat Brownies, Spooky Strawberries, Witches’ Fingers Cookies, Mummy Cupcakes and Sorcerer’s Scones with Devonshire Clotted Cream and Lemon Curdling Scream. Mini-sandwiches will provide savory bites such as Shivering Smoked Salmon Rosette on Cornbread Coffin with Creepy Crab Claw Spread, Cobwebbed Curried Chicken Salad Tart with Eyeballs, Twilight Troll Open-Faced Egg Pieces, and more. The celebration is priced at $49 for adults and children, and reservations are required. To reserve, please call (314) 719-1433.

WHAT:  Trick or Tea in The Lobby Lounge: Costumes Encouraged
WHEN:  Saturday, October 31, 2015, 11:30 a.m.
WHERE:  The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63105
PRICE:  $49 per adult or child, plus tax and gratuity. Price includes valet parking.
RESERVE:  (314) 719-1433

Note: The Ritz-Carlton is also now accepting reservations for its annual holiday Teddy Bear Tea, scheduled for November 28 and 29, and December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23. The December 11, 12 and 13 dates will be celebrated as special Reindeer Editions, featuring a live visit from Santa’s reindeer. Please reserve early at (314) 719-1433.

OCTOBER 31, 2015 TRICK OR TEA MENU:
Sweet Beginnings

  • Creepy Coconut Kiwi Panna Cotta
  • Graveyard Chocolate Mousse
  • Spider Cookies
  • Bat Brownies
  • Witches’ Fingers cookies
  • Mummy Cupcakes
  • Spooky Strawberries
  • Sorcerer’s Scones served with Devonshire Clotted Cream, Lemon Curdling Scream and Fruit Preserves


Sinister Savories

  • Shivering Smoked Salmon Rosette on Cornbread Coffin with Creepy Crab Claw Spread
  • Cobwebbed Curried Chicken Salad Tart with Eyeballs
  • Unspeakable Cucumber with Moon-Dried Wrinkled Tomato, Hummus on Naan Bread
  • Black Forest Ham and Goblins Pâté with Mustard Cream Cheese and Prosciutto-Wrapped Night-Shade Asparagus
  • Twilight Troll Open-Faced Egg Pieces