Team Building Activity: Cooking Italian With the Crew

Bring your team closer together over delicious Italian and Spanish classics in this team building activity from Chef James. There's a breathtaking spread waiting for you to discover, including antipasti and olive bread, your choice of handmade pasta alla Bolognese, handmade gnocchi or handmade pappardelle pasta with accompanying sauces and 5 Dot Ranch organic beef slow-cooked to perfection. And because sweet moments call for sweet treats, you'll also create a dessert of dolce la quesada, a traditional cheesecake topped with fresh berries.



Spanish olives with anchovies, a selection of artisan cheeses and Acme olive bread


Choose one 

Handmade gnocchi with San Marzano tomatoes, cream and hot pepper

Handmade pappardelle with San Marzano tomatoes, cream and hot pepper


Choose one 

5 Dot Ranch organic beef slow cooked in white wine with wilted Spigarello greens

Baked butter beans with tomato sauce, oregano and feta

Dolce la Quesada 

With local berries

  • Minimum Guests 4
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Event Duration 3 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.

Reviews Guests Left For Other Experiences

Default avatar


19 May 2024

We had a wonderful time, the chef is warm and welcoming. He was a terrific teacher and we made the best gnocchi we have ever eaten! Great attention to detail and homey elegant atmosphere

Default avatar


20 Jan 2024

Chef James is a culinary virtuoso, particularly skilled in crafting mouthwatering pasta dishes and the most delicious mushrooms you'll find in San Francisco. His ability to source fresh, local ingredients from the farmers market is truly impressive. I highly recommend experiencing his culinary magic for an unforgettable dining adventure.

Default avatar


22 Apr 2023

What a great experience with Chef James!! Really enjoyed his expertise and learned so much about making a great Napoli Pizza dough.

$ 149 Per person

Select a date and time:

Looking for another date or time or need to book for a larger group? Message us

How many guests are you booking for?

Give as a gift

Give as a gift

Event location: San Francisco

Chef’s Place


Exact location is provided after booking.

Meet your chef

Chef James
Chef James Verified chef

Cooking is an obvious passion for Chef James; he loves few things more than throwing dinner parties and creating exciting dishes for his guests. He offers an array of culinary services, including cooking class parties, private dinners and catered events, featuring Italian- and Spanish-inspired dishes that use the highest quality locally grown and artisan ingredients.

Buy Gift Cards San Francisco