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.

Guest reviews for Chef Yapo


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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Chef Yapo
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Chef Yapo graduated from the San Diego Culinary Institute with an inherent love of food. More passionate about conversations surrounding food than working in the restaurant space, Chef Yapo sought to work one-on-one with individuals looking for a high-quality meal. With a focus on local, organic and no-waste eating, Chef Yapo has brought unique flavors and elevated fusion recipes to every dish since 2009.

Event location: San Diego

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