Team Building Events

Our hands-on cooking events inspire creativity, collaboration, bonding, improving communication, and building trust between each other.

 

With decades of experience in corporate leadership and hospitality,  we cook with groups of 8 - 400.

Customizable Team Building With Food

All shown event examples take about 3 hours.

Minimum number of participants per experience is 8 persons.

 

DINNER COOKING CLASS

The San Franciscan

 

Freshly shucked and panko breaded oysters with newly invented sauces

Mussels and clams with garlic from the south of the San Francisco South Bay

San Francisco crab cakes with garden lettuce and rainbow dressing

Local farm sourced beef tenderloin and artichokes in a golden bread jacket

 

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon sauce with mushrooms, flambé with cognac

 

Slow roasted King Salmon

 

Grill green asparagus and multi-colored bell peppers on the Barbecue

Red velvet cake chocolate truffles with red hearts

PACIFIC RIM COOKING CLASS

Californian Asian Fusion Confusion

 

San Francisco Crab cakes and mixed greens with red bell pepper dressing

Pan seared salmon (or other seafood) and oven-roasted garden asparagus

Lemongrass and ginger scented Nishiki rice Pilaf with a crispy rim

 

Low sugar white chocolate and raspberry cheesecake with naturally sweet stevia

 

LUNCH COOKING CLASS EXAMPLE

"Noi abbiamo inventato la cucina"

Italy Theme

 

Ultra-classic Pizza Napolitana

with fresh Roma tomatoes and basil

Butter lettuce with garlic croutons variety of dressings

Fresh hand-made Fettuccine pasta

Primavera (colorful veggies) sauce

Alfredo (Parmesan-cream) sauce

Chocolate lava cake, whipped cream, berry portrait

FRESH PASTA MAKING CLASS

 Gluten free, Vegan, and Classic

 

Hand-cut Fettuccine pasta from scratch,

Primavera and Alfredo sauces, each makes their own dough and noodles

OUTDOORS ADVENTURE 

 Cooking and Eating in Nature

Beaches, Parks, Forests, we have several spectacular options. Just ask. We bake flat bread on natural hot stones on public BBQ pits with organic wheat flour or gluten-free, with garlic, herbs, and organic oils.

 

We make fire roasted garden vegetable antipasti such as red bell pepper salsa, eggplant dip, artichoke and onion dip, or other delicious accompaniments. 

 

An outdoors and hands-on cooking adventure with ancient cooking techniques and feel.

WORLD DESTINATION TRAVEL

Around The World in180 Minutes

Japan

Variety of Sushi rolls with organic vegetables, home-fermented soy sauce

 

Italy

Colorful garden minestrone with heirloom tomatoes and homemade Orecchiette

 

Argentina

Braised highland beef with Chimichurri and oven roasted baby potatoes

Hawaii

Pineapple carpaccio with coconut ice cream and Island vanilla

(Shown countries are examples only)

FINE DINING RESTAURANT HOP

Tour The 5 Best Places of Santa Cruz

Place 1

Favorite Bites and Aperitif

Varies between Teahouses, Bars, Lounges, Cafes, and Street Vendors, depending on what is considered "the Best at the time of your event"

 

Place 2

Best Cold Appetizers and Beverage

Varies between restaurants near Downtown Santa Cruz and depends on which restaurant is currently able to deliver impeccable service

 

Place 3

 Best Hot Appetizers and Beverage

Varies between restaurants near Downtown Santa Cruz and depends on which restaurant is currently able to deliver impeccable service

Place 4

Signature Main Courses and Wow Wine

Varies between restaurants near Downtown Santa Cruz and depends on which restaurant is currently able to deliver impeccable service

Place 5

Santa Cruz Most Licked Ice Cream Flavors

Ice cream and vegan sorbet offerings we locals are willing to die for. Freshly hand-made waffle cones and toppings are included

SALING ADVENTURE EXAMPLE 

 San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate

Board ATHENA race charter boat at Jack London Square in Oakland, South Beach Harbor at San Francisco Embarcadero, or other nearby locations.

 

Sail the San Francisco Bay with Skipper David and Chef Martin and go under the Golden Gate Bridge while enjoying Pacific Ocean food and canapees, or other culinary delights.

 

An introduction into the joys of being a crew of sailors. No experience required, specific rules on board apply.

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