Team Building Activity: Authentic Italian Gnocchi

A true Italian cooking experience awaits you and your team in this authentic team building activity, led by Chef Yapo. With a bit of collaborative energy, you'll prepare a full-blown Italian meal, starting with a gnocchi and gnudi pasta using dough you'll make from scratch. Then, craft a rich and silky gorgonzola sauce and a hearty Bolognese sauce to top them with. And to bring a little sweetness to the mix, whip up a stracciatella gelato dessert that's sure to please their palates.


Roasted Garlic Buttered Baguette

Gnocchi and Gnudi Pasta Dough

 With all-purpose flour, egg, russet potatoes and ricotta cheese

Gorgonzola Sauce 

With cream and white wine

Bolognese Sauce 

With mirepoix, tomato, sausage and beef

Stracciatella Gelato 

With milk, heavy whipping cream, sugar, chocolate and vanilla

  • Minimum Guests 15
  • Maximum Guests 20
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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16 Nov 2022

He was very friendly and flexible for our requests!

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09 Nov 2022

Chef was great! Fun experience except for having 13 people in a small area.

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23 Oct 2018

We had a great time with Chef Yapo, he's passionate about food, preparing it the right way, and sharing his knowledge with others. And the meal was delicious!

$ 149 Per person

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Event location: San Diego

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Chef Yapo
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With a lifelong love of all things culinary, Chef Yapo mastered his craft at the San Diego Culinary Institute. With a strong passion for discussions around food, he now focuses on one-on-one opportunities to share his expertise and high-quality cuisine. Since 2009, Chef Yapo has brought elevated, unique fusion recipes to the table, with a focus on organic, local ingredients.

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