Reading Cookery Team Building Events at Green Park


Looking for a cookery team building event that gives all participants an equal opportunity to excel? The Cooking Academy specialise in fast paced, fun and competitive cookery team building events. Our venue, Green Park Conference Centre, is ideally placed for companies situated in the Reading area and can accommodate groups of up to 40 delegates.

Green Park Conference Centre

If you are looking for meeting and conference spaces before or after your cooking activity, the Conference Centre boasts a number of light and airy meeting rooms which can accommodate groups from 28 to 240 delegates and is ideal for teams who are looking to break away from the office for an entire day. The venue has a professional and contemporary feel as well as stunning views over the surrounding landscaped scenery and lake. Ample free parking and WiFi make this a very convenient location for a team building event.

Green Park Conference Centre is ideally situated near junction 11 of the M4 and just 10 minutes drive from Reading town centre. There are also public transport options from nearby train stations in Reading as well as Green Park station which will open in winter 2020.

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(Navigate via 100 Longwater Avenue – Conference Centre)

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Why Choose a Cookery Event?

Our cookery team building events are run by professional chefs where we pitch teams against each other to cook a number of dishes within a time frame. Delegates learn to master a new cuisine whilst at the same time practicing their teamwork, organisation and leadership skills!

The language of food is universal and offers a level playing-field for those involved which breaks down barriers between colleagues from all levels of your organisation, everyone is relaxed, has fun and gets to enjoy the fruits of their labour at the end of the challenge.

A cookery team building event lasts for approximately 2-3 hours or longer, with additional cookery and food related activities and icebreakers. We offer a wide range of exciting cuisines to choose from. The timings of your event are flexible and can take place during the day or the evening. Read on below for a typical itinerary and menu choice.

Enquire now and find out how a cookery team building event could work for you. Email us on or call us on 01923 778 880.

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Sample Itinerary

6.00 pm Cooking Academy welcome
6.15 pm ‘The Alchemy of Food’ presentation – the spice trail introduction to the ingredients and recipes, getting the group engaged in thinking about cookery
6.50 pm Project planning in teams – develop the winning strategy
7.00 pm Cookery begins
8.15 pm Stop Cooking! Present your dishes to the judges. Enjoy dinner with drinks
8.45 pm Review of the day and awards ceremony
9.00 pm Client departure

Sample Menu

• Aromatic chicken, chickpeas and spinach
• Parmesan, red pepper and courgette frittatas
• Spiced kidney bean dip, pitta chips
• Watermelon, cucumber and feta salad
• Casablanca cous cous
• Beetroot brownies, raspberry coulis


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