Team Building Activity: Cooking Southern Homestyle Favorites

Bring everyone down South for some homestyle comfort food in this hands-on team building activity. Chef Jimi will guide your team in creating an array of authentic Southern favorites using a variety of culinary traditions that started in Southern kitchens. 


To start, everyone will work together to create a restaurant-worthy crispy red snapper croquette with a creamy remoulade. Next, they’ll learn how to prepare sweet and savory honey butter fried chicken with creamy Parmesan grits on the side. This class will end on a super sweet note with heavenly buttermilk apple fritters smothered in a cinnamon icing. Enjoy learning new skills together, using culinary creativity and enjoying a hearty meal as you all bond outside of the office!


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Red Snapper and Roasted Red Pepper Croquettes

With remoulade


Honey Butter Chicken

With creamy Parmesan grits


Buttermilk Apple Fritters

With cinnamon icing

  • Minimum Guests 14
  • 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.

Guest reviews for Chef Jimi

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Hemraj P.

10 May 2022

Chef Jimi was great! Both my wife and myself enjoyed the fantastic meals he prepared for us to celebrate Mother’s Day 22’. We would definitely book him again, despite a hiccup in timing- we were very satisfied and I’m sure you would be also if you booked him!

$ 149 Per person


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From cooking in the kitchens of vibrant Italian restaurants to preparing meals for the president's suite at the US Open, Chef Jimi’s extensive experience in the food industry inspires his creative recipes and eclectic palette. He lets his culinary skills shine in his down-to-earth recipes, and he isn’t afraid to challenge the idea of “fine dining.” Prepared with passion, skill and attention to detail, Chef Jimi’s dishes are not ones to miss.

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