Team Building Activities in Chicago

Team Building Activities in Chicago

Best team building activities in Chicago for your next event

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Chicago is a city full of unique organizations, prestigious schools and respected corporations, so naturally, team building activities in Chicago can be only the best. These culinary team building experiences are guided by professional chefs with experience as teamwork facilitators. Colleagues will enjoy a boost in morale and productivity all while bonding over a shared love of food. Groups of all sizes are welcome; book a team building experience today!

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Other Team Building Activities

Sushi Making Classes


Making Sushi From Scratch

Making Sushi From Scratch

$ 135

Team Building Activity

Work together to become a team of maki sushi masters in this hands-on sushi workshop. In this team building class, Chef Andy will be your guide as you and your team work together to learn how to roll your own sushi and make other Japanese delicacies from scratch! Chef Andy will focus on teaching your team how to rol...
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Chef Andy

Verified Chef

Chef Andy

Chicago - West Town

142 reviews

Next date: Mon, Dec 27th at 6:00PM

Pasta Making Classes


Northern Italian Handmade Pasta

Northern Italian Handmade Pasta

$ 135

Team Building Activity

Journey to the Italian Riviera with your team and learn the secrets to handmade pasta. In this hands-on team building class with Chef Paco, you and your colleagues will learn how to prepare a four-course menu featuring two handmade pasta dishes founded on northern Italian traditions and ingredients. After beginning...
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Chef Paco

Verified Chef

Chef Paco

Chicago - West Town

135 reviews

Next date: Wed, Dec 15th at 6:00PM
Forging Fresh Pasta

Forging Fresh Pasta

$ 135

Team Building Activity

Learn how to craft a complete pasta meal in this incredible team building experience! There is nothing quite like fresh, homemade pasta, and this team building class is perfect for any group looking to connect over the creation and enjoyment of a good pasta-centric meal. You and your team will be immersed in all thi...
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Chef Andy

Verified Chef

Chef Andy

Chicago - West Town

142 reviews

Next date: Mon, Dec 27th at 6:00PM

Cooking Competitions


Holiday

Cook Off Competition

Cook Off Competition

$ 135

Team Building Activity

Get ready to challenge your culinary skills and your team, and create gold medal-worthy dishes! In this hands-on team building class with Chef Paco, you and your team will face off in a cooking competition comprised of three rounds. After each round, the judges will crown the creators of the best dishes victorious....
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Chef Paco

Verified Chef

Chef Paco

Chicago - West Town

135 reviews

Next date: Wed, Dec 15th at 6:00PM
Mystery Basket Competition

Mystery Basket Competition

$ 135

Team Building Activity

Challenge yourself and your teammates to some friendly competition with a mystery box challenge. Nothing brings out innovation and creativity quite like a competition, which is why in this unique team building experience with Chef Andy, you'll compete against your team members to determine who's a top-notch chef. Yo...
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Chef Andy

Verified Chef

Chef Andy

Chicago - West Town

142 reviews

Next date: Mon, Dec 27th at 6:00PM

Other Team Building Cooking Classes


Southeastern American Fare

Southeastern American Fare

$ 135

Team Building Activity

Journey from Louisiana to Florida and discover Southeastern American Gulf Coast fare with your team. In this hands-on team building class with Chef Paco, you will learn how to prepare a three-course menu featuring both classic and contemporary Southeastern American fares. Some of the skills and recipes you and your...
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Chef Paco

Verified Chef

Chef Paco

Chicago - West Town

135 reviews

Next date: Wed, Dec 15th at 6:00PM
Classic French Dinner

Classic French Dinner

$ 135

Team Building Activity

Brush up on staple French flavors and modern culinary technique in this team building event. Few culinary traditions have advanced the art of food quite like French food. During this interactive, team-oriented class led by Chef Andy, you'll learn about the classic flavors and cutting-edge techniques that helped to defi...
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Chef Andy

Verified Chef

Chef Andy

Chicago - West Town

142 reviews

Next date: Mon, Dec 27th at 6:00PM

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Spanish Paella Party

Spanish Paella Party

$ 135

Team Building Activity

Enjoy the communal experience of preparing paella in this hands-on culinary team building experience. Paella is not only characterized by it's saffron-scented rice and distinct pan, but also by the festivities that surround it. Paella brings people together, and in this team building class, Chef Andy invites your team...
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Chef Andy

Verified Chef

Chef Andy

Chicago - West Town

142 reviews

Next date: Mon, Dec 27th at 6:00PM
Making Pizza by Hand

Making Pizza by Hand

$ 135

Team Building Activity

Come together with your team to prepare artisan pizza completely from scratch. Eaten throughout the world, pizza enjoys a level of popularity rivaled by few foods. Despite its ubiquity, however, pizza made entirely from scratch remains a rare treat for most people. In this team building cooking class, Chef Andy hop...
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Chef Andy

Verified Chef

Chef Andy

Chicago - West Town

142 reviews

Next date: Mon, Dec 27th at 6:00PM

Food Tours


Discover Chicago's Greatest Hits

Discover Chicago's Greatest Hits

$ 99

Food Tour

From architecture to food, get ready to experience Chicago's most iconic landmarks and fare. On this food tour led by Guide David or Local Guide, you will have to opportunity to taste and see Chicago like a local as you dive into some of the most picturesque and palate-pleasing experiences the city has to offer. So...
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Guide David or Local Guide

Verified Guide

Guide David or Local Guide

Chicago

1 review

Next date: Wed, Dec 29th at 6:00PM
Discover River North

Discover River North

$ 75

Food Tour

Experience one of Chicago's most fashionable and trendsetting neighborhoods on this unforgettable walking food tour! On this food tour led by Guide Lauren, you'll have the opportunity to experience the luxury and opulence of the Magnificent Mile and Gold Coast in the historically affluent River North neighborhood. S...
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Guide Lauren or Local Chicago Guide

Verified Guide

Guide Lauren or Local Chicago Guide

Chicago - River North

1 review

Next date: Sat, Apr 16th at 11:00AM
Explore Wicker Park

Explore Wicker Park

$ 75

Food Tour

Experience one of Chicago's most creative epicenters in Wicker Park on this unforgettable food tour! On this food tour with Guide Lauren, you will have the unique opportunity to take a culinary journey through the scenic city blocks of Wicker Park, stopping at local landmarks and for five different food tastings. So...
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Guide Lauren or Local Chicago Guide

Verified Guide

Guide Lauren or Local Chicago Guide

Chicago - West Town

1 review

 
River North Bites and Sights

River North Bites and Sights

$ 59

Food Tour

Get ready to explore the River North neighborhood — Chicago's original foodie destination — like a local. On this food tour led by Guide David, you will have the opportunity to experience Chicago's River North neighborhood and sample some of the world-famous and locally loved Chicago dishes. Some of the experie...
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Guide David or Local Guide

Verified Guide

Guide David or Local Guide

Chicago

1 review

 

Private Chef Experiences


Romance Inspired Menu

Romance Inspired Menu

$ 79

Private Chef Experience

Delight your senses with a five-course romance-inspired menu of ingredients connected to love. Enjoy a captivating meal with the ones you love in this intimate private chef experience with Chef Jane. This four-course feast includes a seasonal salad, lamb ragù with tender gnocchi and pistachio-crusted white fish with c...
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Chef Jane

Verified Chef

Chef Jane

Travels to guests within Chicago area

19 reviews

Next Date: Wed, Dec 1st
Gourmet French-Inspired Cuisine

Gourmet French-Inspired Cuisine

$ 79

Private Chef Experience

Savor the authentic flavors of fine European cooking in this private chef experience. Let the aroma of classic French cuisine fill your home as you relish a four-course meal curated by Chef Titik. In this private chef experience, you'll enjoy a lobster bisque with garlic crostini, and an asparagus fennel orange salad t...
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Chef Titik

Verified Chef

Chef Titik

Travels to guests within Chicago area

60 reviews

Next Date: Thu, Dec 2nd
Italian Riviera Specialties

Italian Riviera Specialties

$ 79

Private Chef Experience

Enjoy a feast featuring favorite dishes from the coast of Portofino prepared by Chef Paco. Experience authentic Italian fare prepared in your home by a professional chef. Start with bruschetta, rounds of crusty crostini topped with tomatoes, peppers, basil and shaved Parmesan. Next, enjoy oven-roasted meatballs in a ru...
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Chef Paco

Verified Chef

Chef Paco

Travels to guests within Chicago area

135 reviews

Next Date: Wed, Dec 15th
Exquisite Mediterranean Dining

Exquisite Mediterranean Dining

$ 99

Private Chef Experience

Discover the unique flavors and spices of the Mediterranean prepared by Chef Andy. During this private chef experience, Chef Andy will prepare a variety of authentic Mediterranean courses as you sit back and relax. Using fresh, organic ingredients, you can look forward to enjoying several traditional dishes with an ups...
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Chef Andy

Verified Chef

Chef Andy

Travels to guests within Chicago area

142 reviews

Next Date: Mon, Dec 27th
Elegant French Creole Fare

Elegant French Creole Fare

$ 79

Private Chef Experience

Enjoy a menu of French-influenced Creole dishes straight from the heart of Louisiana. In this private chef experience, Chef Jane will prepare three renowned French-inspired Caribbean Creole dishes. Begin with a seasonal soup before moving on to a crispy seared white fish with Lyonnaise potatoes. Finish up with flaming...
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Chef Jane

Verified Chef

Chef Jane

Travels to guests within Chicago area

19 reviews

Next Date: Wed, Dec 1st
Latin Fare With Flair

Latin Fare With Flair

$ 59

Private Chef Experience

Revel in the bright flavors of Latin cuisine in this private chef experience. Chef Titik’s three-course Latin-inspired meal will delight you with a dynamic balance of sweet, savory and spicy flavors. Begin with shrimp or chicken tacos, mango-cucumber salsa and citrus aioli, and for your entrée enjoy skirt steak or s...
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Chef Titik

Verified Chef

Chef Titik

Travels to guests within Chicago area

60 reviews

Next Date: Thu, Dec 2nd

Online Cooking Classes


Live from Rome, Italy!

Fully Interactive

Authentic Fettuccine and Ravioli
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Authentic Fettuccine and Ravioli

$ 39/Device

Online Cooking Class

Virtually join Chef Davide in Tivoli, Italy for a truly authentic and unique epicurean experience. In this live interactive online cooking class, Chef Davide will join you virtually from just outside of Rome, Italy to teach you how to master some of the most iconic Italian recipes, including silky ribbons of handmade f...
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Chef Davide

Verified Chef

Chef Davide

Hosted Online

545 reviews

Thu, Dec 2nd, 11:30am PT/2:30pm ET

Fully Interactive

Empanadas Two Ways
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Empanadas Two Ways

$ 39/Device

Online Cooking Class

Get ready to learn how to make your new favorite snack in this interactive experience. During this live and interactive online cooking class with Chef Marc, you will learn how to make authentic empanadas from scratch right in your own kitchen. Chef Marc will begin by teaching you how to prepare an authentic empanada do...
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Chef Marc

Verified Chef

Chef Marc

Hosted Online

320 reviews

Thu, Dec 2nd, 12:00pm PT/3:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Cooking With Wine
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Cooking With Wine

$ 39/Device

Online Cooking Class

Explore wine-infused cooking and drink pairing in this interactive online cooking class with Chef Chris. Wine is not just great for drinking but also cooking, as you will learn in this live, virtual cooking class with Chef Chris. Over three courses, he will teach you how to incorporate wine into an Italian feast. So...
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Chef Chris

Verified Chef

Chef Chris

Hosted Online

298 reviews

Mon, Dec 13th, 3:00pm PT/6:00pm ET

Holiday

Fully Interactive

Essentials of Sushi Rolling
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Essentials of Sushi Rolling

$ 29/Device

Online Cooking Class

Learn the essentials of sushi rolling in this live and interactive culinary experience! During this live and interactive online cooking class with Chef Logan, you will learn everything you need to know to make sushi rolls at home. Chef Logan will begin by teaching you how to properly prepare sushi rice and achieve a de...
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Chef Logan

Verified Chef

Chef Logan

Hosted Online

105 reviews

Tue, Nov 30th, 6:00pm PT/9:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Authentic Spanish Paella
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Authentic Spanish Paella

$ 39/Device

Online Cooking Class

Learn how to prepare an authentic saffron-scented Spanish seafood paella right in your own kitchen. Prepare an authentic, one-pan seafood paella from scratch as well as a refreshing and flavor-forward Spanish salad under the guidance of Chef Daniel in this virtual cooking class. There is no need for any specialized equ...
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Chef Daniel

Verified Chef

Chef Daniel

Hosted Online

414 reviews

Thu, Dec 2nd, 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET

Holiday

Live from Madrid, Spain!

World-Famous Spanish Tapas
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World-Famous Spanish Tapas

$ 39/Device

Online Cooking Class

Get ready to virtually join Chef Carlos in Spain for an unforgettable authentic tapas experience. During this live interactive online cooking class with Chef Carlos, you will learn how to prepare three iconic Spanish tapas right in your own kitchen using fresh, high-quality ingredients and time-honored Spanish recipes....
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Chef Carlos

Verified Chef

Chef Carlos

Hosted Online

159 reviews

Thu, Dec 2nd, 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET

Online Mixology Classes


Fully Interactive

Mimosas Three Ways
Kit Available

Mimosas Three Ways

$ 25/Device

Online Mixology Class

Get ready to learn how to take this classic brunch cocktail to the next level. During this live and interactive online mixology class with Mixologist Anthony, you will learn three different mimosa recipes that will broaden your sparkling cocktail repertoire and help you celebrate your best brunch or celebration ever. S...
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Mixologist Anthony
Mixologist Anthony

Hosted Online

371 reviews

Sun, Dec 12th, 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Mean Girls-Inspired Cocktails

Mean Girls-Inspired Cocktails

$ 25/Device

Online Mixology Class

Get ready to celebrate October 3rd, the holidays and Wednesdays with these Mean Girls-inspired cocktails. During this live and interactive online mixology class with Mixologist Brett, you will learn how to concoct four cocktails inspired by the movie Mean Girls. You'll begin by learning how to craft a pink-tini cocktai...
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Mixologist Brett
Mixologist Brett

Hosted Online

11 reviews

Wed, Dec 1st, 5:00pm PT/8:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Girl Scout Cookie Cocktail Pairing

Girl Scout Cookie Cocktail Pairing

$ 25/Device

Online Mixology Class

Indulge in your favorite Girl Scout cookies as you enjoy perfectly paired specialty cocktails. This online mixology class with Scotch Steward Kirsty combines two loves: Girl Scout cookies and a good cocktail. The libations you'll create are designed to pair with three types of Girl Scout cookies. You'll pair a lemon la...
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Scotch Steward Kirsty
Scotch Steward Kirsty

Hosted Online

13 reviews

Fri, Jan 7th, 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Ice Cream Cocktails

Ice Cream Cocktails

$ 39/Device

Online Mixology Class

Chill out with Chef Sharon and a pair of sweet and creamy ice cream cocktails! Take a virtual tropical vacation with two ice cream cocktails in this live and interactive online mixology class with Chef Sharon. Take a frozen margarita to the next level with heavy cream and condensed milk, and elevate a classic piña col...
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Chef Sharon
Chef Sharon

Hosted Online

44 reviews

Wed, Jan 19th, 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Classic Bourbon Cocktails
Kit Available

Classic Bourbon Cocktails

$ 25/Device

Online Mixology Class

Learn how to concoct three bourbon cocktails that are simple in recipe, yet complex in flavor. During this live and interactive online mixology class with Mixologist Anthony, you will learn the tips, tricks and techniques needed to craft three classic bourbon cocktails. Some of the recipes you can look forward to addin...
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Mixologist Anthony
Mixologist Anthony

Hosted Online

371 reviews

Sun, Dec 12th, 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Must-Make Seasonal Sips

Must-Make Seasonal Sips

$ 25/Device

Online Mixology Class

Discover three fresh cocktails that compliment each season with Mixologist Brett. Experience the best of fall with four unique cocktails inspired by the crisp autumn air. The Caramel Apple Mule is a twist on a classic mule, complete with caramel-infused vodka and tasty apple cider. The chocolatey, nutty and creamy Bour...
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Mixologist Brett
Mixologist Brett

Hosted Online

11 reviews

Fri, Dec 3rd, 3:00pm PT/6:00pm ET

Virtual Wine Tastings


Fully Interactive

Wine 101: Red, White and Rosé

Wine 101: Red, White and Rosé

$ 29/Device

Virtual Wine Tasting

Learn how to sip like a sommelier in this virtual wine tasting class for beginners. During this live and interactive virtual wine tasting experience with Sommelier Casleah, you will learn how to see, swirl, smell and sip wine like a pro. Sommelier Casleah will walk you through the basics of tasting as you sip and savor...
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Sommelier Casleah

Verified Sommelier

Sommelier Casleah

Hosted Online

11 reviews

Fri, Dec 3rd, 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Wine and Cheese Pairing 101

Wine and Cheese Pairing 101

$ 29/Device

Virtual Wine Tasting

Learn the science (and art) of wine and cheese pairing in this virtual wine-tasting class. Discover new flavor profiles with three carefully selected wine and cheese pairings in this live and interactive online wine tasting class with Sommelier Laura. You'll taste three classic wines from the U.S. and France, along wit...
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Sommelier Laura

Verified Sommelier

Sommelier Laura

Hosted Online

16 reviews

Fri, Dec 3rd, 5:00pm PT/8:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Small-Batch Wine Tasting
Kit Included

Small-Batch Wine Tasting

$ 79/Kit

Virtual Wine Tasting

Discover small-batch wines made with natural winemaking practices and organically grown grapes. During this live and interactive virtual wine tasting experience, you'll have the opportunity to taste five different small-batch wines while a professional sommelier walks you through each wine and recommends pairings such...
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Sommelier Mika or Local Sommelier

Verified Sommelier

Sommelier Mika or Local Sommelier

Hosted Online

7 reviews

Wed, Dec 15th, 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Classic Wine and Cheese Pairings

Classic Wine and Cheese Pairings

$ 29/Device

Virtual Wine Tasting

Join Sommelier Casleah and discover three incredible wine and cheese pairings. In this interactive online wine tasting class with Sommelier Casleah, you'll taste three wines from around the world and pair them with three carefully selected cheeses. Learn all about why certain wines are paired with specific cheeses and...
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Sommelier Casleah

Verified Sommelier

Sommelier Casleah

Hosted Online

11 reviews

Fri, Dec 3rd, 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Wine and Chocolate Pairing
Kit Included

Wine and Chocolate Pairing

$ 119/Kit

Virtual Wine Tasting

Enjoy a lineup of five different wines and chocolates during this virtual wine tasting experience. During this live and interactive virtual wine tasting class, you'll discover a lineup of five small-batch wines and the perfect pairing chocolates that will be sent to you in a kit prior to class. Each wine is made with o...
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Sommelier Mika or Local Sommelier

Verified Sommelier

Sommelier Mika or Local Sommelier

Hosted Online

7 reviews

Wed, Jan 19th, 5:00pm PT/8:00pm ET

Fully Interactive

Red Wine Around the World

Red Wine Around the World

$ 29/Device

Virtual Wine Tasting

Get ready to journey around the world and discover top regional expressions of Pinot noir. During this virtual wine tasting class with Sommelier Casleah, you will have the opportunity to compare and contrast three distinct styles of Pinot noir hailing from three different regions of the world — including its country...
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Sommelier Casleah

Verified Sommelier

Sommelier Casleah

Hosted Online

11 reviews

Fri, Dec 3rd, 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET

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Best team building activities in Chicago for your next event