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

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25 Mar 2024

Chef Yapo was great! He was knowledge and had such great energy. He was very patient with everyone. I would highly recommend his class to anyone who wants to learn to make sushi!

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20 Mar 2024

Lots to enjoy about this experience. Chef Yapo was entertaining and informative. He used fresh ingredients, my only feedback was that some of the rice was undercooked and hard. The atmosphere was relaxed and chill at Culture Brewering Co. Lots of great beers to pair the sushi with. They also had a nice NA seltzer option.

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17 Mar 2024

Excellent class! Super fun. I did expect to make more than one roll, but the roll we made was filling, so I don't know that I could have eaten a second one anyway. The rice was a tad undercooked. However, Chef Yapo was great. Very fun with lots of positive energy. He was very organized and had us all set up with workstations where we could create our rolls. He gave great recommendations about where to find the best, freshest ingredients. I would have liked a printout of the recipe measurements to take home, but he did say that that was all stuff you could find easily. The other people in the class were fun to interact with. I would not have signed up for this class on my own, but a friend wanted to do it, so I went ahead and signed up. Then my friend had to cancel so my husband and I went anyway. This is not really his type of thing either and he had a really good time. (He also said to give 5 stars.) I am so glad I went, we had a really nice time and I would recommend it.

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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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