10 Virtual Cooking Classes for Team Building

If you are looking for ways to improve collaboration in your organization, consider hosting a virtual cooking class for team building!

10 Virtual Cooking Classes for Team Building

Benefits of Virtual Cooking Classes

Team building is essential for any organization that wants to create a cohesive and productive team. It helps to improve communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, which can lead to increased productivity and innovation. Team building can also help to boost employee morale and create a more positive work environment.

Virtual cooking classes are a great way to promote collaboration, communication, cultural understanding, and employee morale. These classes allow team members to work together to prepare a meal, while also learning about different cultures and cuisines. This can be a fun and rewarding experience that helps to build stronger teams.

Here are some specific examples of how virtual cooking classes can support team building:

  • Collaboration: Team members work together to follow the recipe and prepare the meal. This helps to improve communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Communication: Team members must communicate effectively to ensure that everyone is on the same page. This helps to build trust and rapport.
  • Cultural Understanding: Team members learn about different cultures and cuisines through the recipes and ingredients they use. This helps to promote understanding and appreciation for different cultures.
  • Morale: Team members have fun working together and learning new skills. This helps to boost morale and create a positive work environment.

10 Virtual Cooking Classes for Team Building

Making pizza from scratch is a satisfying and fun way to celebrate any occasion with your peers! During this step-by-step class, you’ll learn the key fundamentals of making yeasted pizza dough from scratch and how to prepare a tomato-based sauce and simple toppings. Your host, Chef Maya, will also discuss the history of ingredients used throughout the recipes.

Jollof rice is the heartbeat of West Africa! During this cooking class, Chef Patty will walk you through the steps to make authentic Nigerian-style jollof rice with your choice of protein — all from scratch!

Bring your team together for an evening “by the water” and a meal that will land on all the right notes! With the guidance of Baltimore-born Chef Maya, you’ll learn how to prepare a meal that celebrates the flavors of Charm City. Menu options include delicious items like Baltimore-Style Crab Cakes or Chesapeake Bay Chicken.

Explore the roots of Chef Lana’s favorite dishes that highlight the Black experience in America. During this class, you’ll learn how to cook Chef Lana’s fine-dining version of these classic items as she educates your team on their cultural importance. Dishes that you may explore together include Suya-Spiced Tuna Tartare, Peanut-Braised Chicken, and Red Velvet Pot-de-Cremes.

Pholourie is a fried & spiced split pea snack of Indo-Caribbean origin that’s loved by many across the Caribbean. During this class, Chef Alana will guide your team as you make your own! Bonus – this experience includes a bottle of Chef Alana’s amazingly delicious tamarind sauce sent directly to your home!

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Every New Year’s Day, Haitians around the world prepare this iconic soup to celebrate their freedom and independence. Follow alongside celebrity Chef Alain as he teaches your team how to create this delicious dish at home.

Join Chef Smoove as he transforms some of your favorite traditional soul food dishes into healthier alternatives. Together, your team will learn how to make vegan fried chicken and vegan mac & cheese.

Join Chef Lee as she guides your team through a Southern Caribbean classic with a plant-based twist – Curry Chik’n with Buss-up Shut Roti. You’ll explore the anatomy of the perfect, flaky buss-up shut roti and learn what really makes an exceptional Caribbean curry.

Sofrito is the classic flavoring base for many Caribbean dishes. During this experience, Chef Corey will teach you which ingredients go into a Puerto Rican Sofrito and prepare it alongside you. You will leave the experience with historical knowledge of Sofrito’s origin, and an understanding of its different variations throughout the Caribbean.

Learn to make plant-based pasta from scratch with Chef Demi Unique. Sure to wow any guests, you will be guided through making tantalizing almond ricotta stuffed ravioli with spicy arrabbiata sauce from the comfort of your own home.

Frequently Asked Questions for Your Next Corporate Cooking Class

Q: How do I organize a virtual cooking class for my team?

A: To organize a virtual cooking class for your team, choose a date and time that works for everyone. Then, select a class that interests you from our marketplace, Adá Experiences. In a few simple clicks, book your class and start chatting with your chef to confirm any details. We’ll send you the shopping list to share with your team in advance so they can gather the ingredients. We will also provide your video conferencing room.

Q: What is the cost to host a virtual cooking class?

A: Virtually cooking classes typically range from $20-75 per person. Classes that include ingredient kits shipped to your home tend to cost more.

Q: What should I expect during my chef-led cooking class?

A: During your virtual cooking class, you should expect a warm welcome and introduction from your chef followed by step-by-step instructions for creating your featured dish. Your chef will sprinkle in personal stories or historical facts about the food you’re enjoying. They will be available to answer questions about the recipe, cooking process, or life as a chef. 

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