Team Building Activity: Blending Argentinian and Italian Cuisines

Learn the art of Argentinian-Italian fusion cooking in this engaging team building activity with Chef Gustavo. You and your team will experience the magic that happens when culinary masterpieces from different cultures blend to create something new and wonderful. You'll learn how to make a trio of Italian favorites with an Argentinian-inspired twist, starting with fresh salmon tartare with capers and avocado. Next, Chef Gustavo will demonstrate how to make homemade dough before teaching you how to roll your dough into handmade sorrentinos — an Argentinean ravioli-like dish — stuffed with a creamy spinach and ricotta filling. Lastly, you'll learn how to make classic tiramisu from scratch using mascarpone cheese, ladyfingers and chocolate.


Salmon Tartare 

With parsley, capers, shallots, lemon juice, avocado and sesame seeds

Sorrentinos de Ricotta and Spinach 

An Argentinian ravioli-like dish with fresh tomato sauce and basil

Tiramisu Tradicional 

With mascarpone cheese, espresso, lady fingers and cocoa powder

  • Minimum Guests 12
  • Maximum Guests 20
  • 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.

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16 May 2023

Chef Gustavo was so welcoming and explained everything so well! The whole group had such a fun time enjoying the delicious food

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17 Jul 2022

So fun and extremely informative!! Would highly recommend!!

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16 Jun 2022

Chef Gustavo, was fantastic! So nice and easy to work with, he also taught us a few fantastic tips! (I wasn’t expecting to learn much as I’m an avid cooker, but I was wrong!). The meal was delicious I’m looking forward to making it at home! Best, Jarrett

$ 135 Per person

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Event location: Washington, D.C.

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Chef Gustavo
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As owner and executive chef of the lively and eclectic Rumba Cafe in Washington, D.C.'s Adams Morgan district for 20 years, Chef Gustavo has a deep love and appreciation for Latin American cuisine. He brings international inspiration from his travels through Latin America, France, Spain and the Caribbean. Chef Gustavo studied at the prestigious L'Academie de Cuisine and is available to teach cooking classes in both English and Spanish.

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