Team Building Activity: Cooking Competition: Dumplings Your Way

Battle for the title of best dumplings in this hands-on cooking competition that also functions as a phenomenal team building activity. Chef Harold will walk you and your team through the process of making authentic Chinese dumplings from scratch. You'll learn expert methods to make dough, stuff, fold and cook flavorful dumplings to enjoy with your group. 

After demonstrating the intricate art of folding dumplings, Chef Harold will let each team test their hand at making their own dough, selecting custom fillings and creating their own unique dumpling. Discover how fun, friendly competition fosters invaluable team bonding! Teams will be judged on flavor, appearance and the creativity of their dumpling name.

If you’d like Chef Harold to travel to your location, he may accommodate larger groups. A kitchen is not required for guest locations, only access to a sink/running water is needed.


All necessary utensils will be provided by the chef. The venue is required to have access to sinks nearby, tables set-up to prep and garbage containers. Chefs are able to arrive a minimum of 30 minutes in advance.

Dumpling Dough

With flour, water and cooking oil

Filling Ingredients

With chicken, pork, tofu, mushrooms, green onion, water chestnuts, cilantro and more

  • Minimum Guests 10
  • Maximum Guests 30
  • Event Duration 2 hours

Classpop! Guest Reviews for other experiences with Chef Harold

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16 Apr 2024

Was a fun class and would recommend, had a great time

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16 Apr 2024

It was great !

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14 Apr 2024

Chef Harold was very entertaining and knowledgeable. I do not recommend taking the class at Short Path Distillary. The staff acted like they were inconvenienced by our presence, the music was loud and we had to ask them 3 times to turn it down so we could hear Chef Harold.