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TEAM BUILDING & AWAY DAYS BEDFORDSHIRE

Add a fun and friendly competitive flavour to your cookery team building or away day with The Cooking Academy. Our cookery challenges pitch teams against each other to cook a 3 course meal all led by our experienced chefs.

We have several venues throughout Bedfordshire including MasterChef style commercial kitchens and venues with meeting and conference facilities.

  • Inspire your employees with a fun and educational team-building cooking event
  • Choose from different cuisines including Indian, Thai, Italian, nutritional, Middle Eastern and more

 

CHOOSE YOUR EVENT

  • ‘Ready, Steady, Cook!’ – The group is split into teams and challenged to cook the best 3 course meal from a cuisine of your choice with prizes for the winners
  • ‘Bake Off’ – Team’s create a selection of delicious baked goods with the best team winning prizes
  • Cooking lesson – Let our chefs guide delegates through a 3 course menu and learn to cook a new cuisine

Additional activities

  • Cook for Charity – Cook extra food which we will distribute to a charity in need or prepare a banquet and donate it all- the perfect option to give something back to the community!
  • Ice breakers – Recipe taste test challenge, sensory spice challenge, spaghetti towers or wine & cheese tasting

WHY CHOOSE A COOKING EVENT?

  • Fun, competitive and accessible for all
  • Fully hands-on cooking event
  • Breaks down professional barriers
  • Eat everything you make

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Make An Enquiry

TEAM BUILDING & AWAY DAYS BEDFORDSHIRE

Add a fun and friendly competitive flavour to your cookery team building or away day with The Cooking Academy. Our cookery challenges pitch teams against each other to cook a 3 course meal all led by our experienced chefs.

We have several venues throughout Bedfordshire including MasterChef style commercial kitchens and venues with meeting and conference facilities.

  • Inspire your employees with a fun and educational team-building cooking event
  • Choose from different cuisines including Indian, Thai, Italian, nutritional, Middle Eastern and more

 

CHOOSE YOUR EVENT

  • ‘Ready, Steady, Cook!’ – The group is split into teams and challenged to cook the best 3 course meal from a cuisine of your choice with prizes for the winners
  • ‘Bake Off’ – Team’s create a selection of delicious baked goods with the best team winning prizes
  • Cooking lesson – Let our chefs guide delegates through a 3 course menu and learn to cook a new cuisine

Additional activities

  • Cook for Charity – Cook extra food which we will distribute to a charity in need or prepare a banquet and donate it all- the perfect option to give something back to the community!
  • Ice breakers – Recipe taste test challenge, sensory spice challenge, spaghetti towers or wine & cheese tasting

WHY CHOOSE A COOKING EVENT?

  • Fun, competitive and accessible for all
  • Fully hands-on cooking event
  • Breaks down professional barriers
  • Eat everything you make

Download Brochure

Make An Enquiry

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Your event can last from as little as 2 hours through to an evening or whole day. As a rough guide, most events last around 3 hours and consist of:

  • Welcome drinks and canapés
  • A spice trail or presentation to introduce the speciality ingredients
  • Team challenge and menu assessment – get into teams
  • ‘Ready, Steady, Cook’ – 90 minutes of cooking to complete the challenge
  • Stop cooking and judging of dishes
  • Teams sit down to eat and drink together
  • Prize giving to the winning team

Your event will be entirely managed by our team of chefs and event managers; we provide all necessary equipment and ingredients so all you need to do is turn up on the day.

Make An Enquiry

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Your event can last from as little as 2 hours through to an evening or whole day. As a rough guide, most events last around 3 hours and consist of:

  • Welcome drinks and canapés
  • A spice trail or presentation to introduce the speciality ingredients
  • Team challenge and menu assessment – get into teams
  • ‘Ready, Steady, Cook’ – 90 minutes of cooking to complete the challenge
  • Stop cooking and judging of dishes
  • Teams sit down to eat and drink together
  • Prize giving to the winning team

Your event will be entirely managed by our team of chefs and event managers; we provide all necessary equipment and ingredients so all you need to do is turn up on the day.

Make An Enquiry
Reviews

Just to say a big thank you for another successful team-building event. I was delighted to see how the event really brought them all together to work to achieve the tasks and they all really enjoyed themselves and have been buzzing about it in the office ever since. In fact it’s generated a lot of interest in cooking and they’re all keen to practise the recipes at home.”

Liz Barber – DLL Financial Solutions

 

Our cookery event was designed to improve inter-team relationships and encourage colleagues to get to know each other outside the workspace, since happy employees mean happy customers – and growing revenues. Our objectives were met 100%, exceeding everyone’s expectations.”

Thomas Schneider – Concur Technologies

LOCATIONS

We have an easily accessible location in Bedfordshire:

  • Luton – LU2
  • Dunstable – LU5

We can even run your team building event at your own office location!

Group Sizes

Group sizes range from 4 to 100 people.

Customise Your Event

We can create bespoke events to suit your company requirements. We have expert Chefs and offer a whole range of cuisines ranging from Japanese and Thai to Italian and Desserts.

Speak to our Event Planners today to build an event perfect for you.

Download Brochure

Make An Enquiry

LOCATIONS

We have an easily accessible location in Bedfordshire:

  • Luton – LU2
  • Dunstable – LU5

We can even run your team building event at your own office location!

Group Sizes

Group sizes range from 4 to 100 people.

Customise Your Event

We can create bespoke events to suit your company requirements. We have expert Chefs and offer a whole range of cuisines ranging from Japanese and Thai to Italian and Desserts.

Speak to our Event Planners today to build an event perfect for you.

Download Brochure

Make An Enquiry
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Companies with a strong and genuine CSR policy boast more engaged employees with increased retention, passion and creativity.

Team Building and Away Days

At The Cooking Academy, we work with organisations to bring groups of individuals together to create teams.

Corporate Athlete

Nutritional eating and well-being is vital to peak performance, whether it is physical, mental or emotional.

ENTERTAINMENT & HOSPITALITY

We create a fun and entertaining cooking event with the goal of providing an outstanding experience that will be remembered positively by your clients for many years to come.

Development and Leadership

Break the mould with your clients, stand out and be different! You’d be hard-pressed to find something more satisfying.

RECRUITMENT & SELECTION

Swap a sterile interview for an engaging cooking activity to discover their true personalities and skills.