In addition, he demonstrates the Japanese Tea Ceremony at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, a traditional style Japanese house and nationally ranked garden located in Fairmont Park, Philadelphia where he also teaches the Japanese Way of Tea (Chado). Drew explained that the tea ceremony is a social and cultural event where the host strives to serve the best bowl of tea at that moment. And the host also strives to make the guests feel at ease. The ceremony is presented with an open heart and received by the guests with gratefulness.
Displayed here, to the right, is a collection of Kogo, or incense containers. Shown below, a plate of Traditional Japanese Tea Sweets, or Okashi, presented on a Sweet Tray, or Kaishi.