Cooking Team Building Activities

Reward your team with a Summer Team event.  Set in the beautiful grounds of the Catton Estate in Derbyshire with purpose built kitchens and the stunning backdrop of the estate to enjoy whilst learning the art of Barbecuing with your colleagues.

Choose from one of our popular options below:

BBQ Team Day

Our barbecue team building day is the perfect way to reward a team and celebrate success.  This is an informative and relaxed half day or evening event where your team will work together to produce a BBQ feast that can be enjoyed together alongside a well deserved beer or glass of wine.

One of our expert chefs will demonstrate and teach your team the principles behind BBQ cooking on our full range of Weber BBQs.

A typical BBQ feast includes:

Tomato & Mozzarella pizza

Beer can chicken

Char grilled broccoli with chilli and garlic

Smoked pork loin with BBQ rub and crackling

Chocolate fondants on the BBQ

The menu on the day can easily be adapted to suit allergies or dietary requirements.

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Sausage & Cider 

A fun day of sausage making where your team can make different flavours of sausages before Barbecuing them, all paired with delicious local cider. 

A relaxing half day or evening event perfect for teams who want to have some fun outside of the office.

A typical event would consist of teams making three different types of sausage, some to take home, some to enjoy on the day with an array of different salads. 

A tasting of three different ciders will round off this memorable and fun day. 

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Steak Slices

Cook & Dine – Summer Menu

Discover some hidden talents in the kitchen with a three course meal that you will cook as a team and enjoy either in our dining room or al fresco.

A relaxed half day or evening event, great for a busy team to enjoy time together.

Sample summer menu: 

Scotch eggs with butternut relish

Steak with rocket, new potatoes and horseradish creme fraiche

Raspberry soufflés with instant ice cream

Enjoy your meal as a team in our private dining room in stages throughout the day, all accompanied with wine and soft drinks.

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Bespoke Events at Seasoned Cookery School

Restaurant Challenge – Summer Menu 

Our restaurant challenge experience is the most popular option for teams who like a challenge and a hint of competitiveness.   

With some timed challenges, some taste tests and allocating a head chef, your team will create a four course meal with sauces, sides and accompaniments throughout the day. 

Sample Menu:

Mushroom Croquettes with garlic aioli

Mackerel with pickled beetroot and baby vegetables 

Chicken three ways 

Soufflé & Chocolate fondant challenge 

Suitable for groups of 8-16 as a full day team building event.  

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Team Building Cooking Classes

Our cooking team building activities are built to suit your team. The event can be as simple as getting together to cook and eat together, or we can introduce competitive elements. It might not be an extreme assault course, but it’s amazing how creating the best dish brings out the competitive spirit in teams. At the end of the cooking, all the team can sit down to enjoy their culinary endeavours together. Whether you choose a more relaxed or competitive day, your team will be well looked after.

We’ve created corporate team building events for small and large businesses, as well as for specialised groups such as the British Swimming team. Thanks to our roster of chefs, you can choose different food themes, including baking, BBQ and Italian food. We can also cater for specific dietary requirements as needed.

The Seasoned team will take care of all the practicalities of that many people in a kitchen, including all the washing up. We can accommodate 12 to 18 people on the cooking front, with space for 24 in total. Our dining room can also be used as a meeting space if you wanted to combine cooking team building activities with other content on the day. We offer plenty of parking space as well as being located minutes from major routes through the Midlands. Please call us to discuss your away day requirements or click here to send us an email.