Corporate Team Building

Live virtual cooking classes for your team

VIRTUAL CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING CLASSES

Missing your colleagues while working from home? Looking for something fun and interactive to reconnect your crew, lift spirits and learn something new? Well look no further, Rooks to Cooks has got you covered with our virtual corporate cooking classes! 

Learn from experienced and passionate chefs as you prepare impressive creations AND build lasting relationships with your team from the comfort of your own home.

Our corporate classes range from 1 ½ hours to 2 hours depending on the menu. Each class will begin with introductions and an opportunity for your team leader to say a few words before the cooking begins. From there your chef takes over, guiding your team through your recipe of choice, using various live demonstrations and sharing their trade secrets at every opportunity. Each class also includes 1 hour of self guided open zoom time post cooking to allow for your team to catch up on life and build relationships while enjoying your tasty creations. 

CLASS STRUCTURE 

  • All classes are conducted LIVE on Zoom  
  • Rooks to Cooks with provide a digital program package inclusive of a consolidated shopping list, recipes, equipment needs and set up instructions. 
  • On the day of your event, 1 – 2 experienced and passionate chefs will lead the group through the recipe of choice. 
  • Participants will learn new skills, recipes and knowledge as they slice and dice their way through the chosen menu. 
  • The class includes 1 hour of self-guided zoom time, post class, to allow for your team to socialize as your eat your finished products!

We offer 2 corporate class structures to ensure the vibe of the class is right for your group

HUNGRY TO LEARN

Our hungry to learn class structure is perfect for a group who’s looking to learn new culinary techniques, new recipes and bond with one another through the process. This class format resembles a more formal learning environment where chefs will spend more time and attention teaching your group proper culinary techniques and super interesting culinary facts. The skills taught and theory shared are catered to the dish of choice of course, lending well to progressive courses as well! Through various demonstrations and mini theory discussions, this corporate class is your team’s recipe for success!

NAILED IT CHALLENGE

Inspired by the popular Netflix show “Nailed It” this class structure is meant to infuse a little friendly competition in your corporate class structure. The goal of the class is to execute and plate your dish as per the chefs demonstration. The participant who presents a dish closest to the chef’s in both appearance and execution will be crowned the Nailed It champion of your group and win bragging rights for all of eternity. R2C Gift certificates are available for teams who want to up the ante with prizes.

  We have 6 SAVOURY menus to choose from!  

Homemade Pizza with Caesar Salad

Duration: 2 – 2.5 Hours

Cost: 

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

In our pizza class, participants will learn all the tricks of the trade when preparing their own Neapolitan style pizzas and side caesar salads completely from scratch. Simple, educational and delicious, you can’t go wrong with our pizza class!

Topping options (select 3):

-Pepperoni

-Pineapple

-Green pepper

-Mushroom

-Red onion

-Olives

-Fresh basil

This class yields 2 full sized pizzas and 4 portions of side caesar salad

Fresh Pasta from Scratch

Duration: 2 Hours

Cost: 

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

Get your team building class rocking and rolling with our fresh pasta class! In this class participants will learn the foundations of fresh pasta making as they prepare their own batches of fresh pasta and sauce to devour!

Pasta shape (select 1) 

-Cavatelli 

-Oricheitte 

-Farfalle (bow ties) 

Sauce options (select 1): 

-Tomato Basil 

-Marinated cherry tomato and garlic 

-Pumpkin seed and basil pesto 

This class yeilds 4 dinner sized portions of fresh pasta 

Sushi with Miso Soup

Duration: 2 Hours

Cost: 

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

Through step-by-step instruction and guided practice, participants will learn how to prepare their own customized maki creations. First, your chef instructors will teach the group the ancient art of sushi rice preparation. While their rice is cooking, participants will learn and then practice their knife skills through prepping the filling options. As the rice cools, participants will prepare their miso soup and a spicy aioli completely from scratch. Lastly, using bamboo sushi mats, the group will roll and shape their own maki.  

Filling options (select 4):

-Avocado

-Carrots

-Red pepper

-Mango

-Cucumber

-Imitation crab 

 

This class yields 4 maki rolls per participant 

Tacos with Fresh Tortillas

Duration: 2 Hours

Cost: 

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

In our taco class, participants will learn all the tricks of the trade when it comes to preparing tacos! First, your chef will guide the group on how to prepare fresh flour tortillas, completely from scratch, From there, you will cook your way through the filling and garnishes before digging in virtually along with your team members. 

Recipes featured: 

-Fresh tortillas 

-Flavour packed taco filling (choice of ground beef, ground chicken or lentils) 

-Cabbage lime slaw 

-Homemade chipotle aioli 

This class yields 4 servings of tacos and garnishes 

Dumplings with Sweet Soy Glaze

Duration: 2 Hours

Cost

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

In our dumplings class, participants will learn how to prepare fresh and delicious dumplings, completely from scratch! First, your chef will guide the group on how to prepare the dumpling dough. While it’s resting, you and your colleagues will prepare your filling and glaze. Next it’s time to roll, fill and assemble your dumplings, before cooking them up and digging in!

Filling options (select 1):

-Chicken ginger 

-Sesame veggie 

This class yields 20 dumplings with sweet soy glaze 

Thai Cooking Class

Duration: 1.5 – 2 Hours

Cost: 

  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)
  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)

In our Thai cooking class, participants will acquire new culinary knowledge and skills while they prepare fresh and delicious Thai classics. Following the class, participants will get to sit down, eat and ogle over their delicious creations. 

Thai Menu options (select 2): 

Thai fresh rolls with a sweet peanut dipping sauce  

-Apple and peanut salad 

-Mango salad 

-Thai fried rice 

-Protein packed pad Thai 

-Coconut curry 

This class yields 4 portions of each recipe 

  We have 6 SWEET class menus to choose from!  

Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie (V&GF)

Duration: 2 Hours

Cost: 

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

In our chocolate coconut cream pie class, participants will learn chef worthy skills and knowledge pertaining to gluten-free and vegan baking. First, your chef will guide you through the preparation of a gluten free and vegan  graham cracker crust. While it bakes, you will prepare a creamy and delicious coconut custard. As the custard cools and sets, you’ll create a deliciously rich dark chocolate ganache layer, before whipping up a fluffy coconut cream topping. This chocolate coconut cream pie recipe will wow even the toughest of critics and change minds permanently pertaining to gluten-free and vegan baking. 

 

This class yields 1x 9 inch vegan & gluten free coconut cream pie

Butter Tarts

Duration: 2 Hours

Cost: 

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

In our butter tart class, participants will learn how to prepare the perfect butter tart like a true chef. First, your chef will teach the group how to make the perfect crust. Next, the group will roll, cut and assembly the crust in the muffin tin to chill. While your crust is chilling, your chef will guide the group through the preparation of the perfect butter tart filling, educating participants on how to achieve a more runny or more solidified final product. Last you will fill and bake your butter tarts, allowing some time to chat while they’re in the oven. 

 

This class yeilds 12 – 14 butter tarts 

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

Duration: 2 Hours

Cost: 

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

Rich, decadent and delicious, our molten lava cake class is sure to satisfy your groups sweet tooth. In this class, your chef will guide your group through 3 excellent recipes: a salted caramel sauce, our delicious molten lava cakes, and a maple whipped cream. This class is perfect for a chocolate loving group looking for a challenge. 

 

This class yields 9 lava cakes, 250ml of caramel sauce and whipped cream 

Seasonal Fruit Pie

Duration: 2 Hours

Cost: 

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

Throw a pie class with us and say goodbye to tough, crumbly, and sticky crusts. Through step-by-step instruction, multiple demonstrations, and support from our chef, participants will learn to make the perfect seasonal pie. During this class, your chef instructors will delve into the science behind gluten development and optimal fats in order to help our students understand how to achieve the perfect crust and filling. In addition to their newfound knowledge, participants will end the class with their own raw pie, recipe and baking instructions for future baking adventures.

Filling options (select 1): 

-Apple 

-Mixed Berry 

-Peach 

-Strawberry rhubarb 

– Pumpkin

 

This class yields 1x 9 inch seasonal pie (raw) 

Cupcakes

Duration: 2 Hours

Cost

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

In our cake class, you and your colleagues will learn to make, bake and decorate 12 cupcakes in the flavour of your choice. In the process, they will learn the tricks of the trade for preparing cake, the secrets to the fluffiest buttercream, and chef tips for beautiful decoration. This class is a true treat for all involved! 

Cake options (select 1):

-Vanilla 

-Chocolate 

-Red Velvet 

 

Frosting Options (select 1):

-Vanilla Buttercream 

-Peanutbutter Buttercream 

-Cream cheese Buttercream 

 

This class yields 12 cupcakes 

Cookies

Duration: 1.5 – 2 Hours

Cost: 

  • $350.00 plus tax for 1 chef instructor (recommended for under 12 participants)
  • $425.00 plus tax for 2 chef instructors (recommended for 12+ participants)

Our cookie party class is a fun and delicious way to learn the art of cookie making, while bringing your team closer together. During the class, participants will learn how to make, bake and decorate 2 different types cookies of your choice.  Throughout the class, our chef will share tips and tricks to executing the perfect cookie, while sharing valuable knowledge to keep the participants engaged and learning. Simple, fun and delicious, you can’t go wrong with our cookie class! 

Cookie options (select 2): 

Sprinkle cookies 

-Coconut macaroons 

-Vanilla shortbread 

-Lemon poppyseed shortbread 

-Gingersnap 

-Chocolate Crinkle Cookies 

-Salted chocolate chip 

-Vegan & Gluten free Chocolate Chip 

-Oatmeal 

Rolled Cookie Options (select 1): 

-Empire cookies 

-Chai vanilla cream sandwich cookies 

-Gingerbread with royal icing 

 

This class yields 2 dozen cookies of your choice 

DON’T SEE A RECIPE YOU LIKE? NO PROBLEM! 

WE ALSO OFFER CUSTOM MENUS!  

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