Team Building Activity: Charcuterie Board Battle

Friendly competition and workplace fun will be abundant with this team building activity featuring a feast of meats and cheeses. Chef Daniel will teach you a culinary expert's techniques for building a charcuterie board with perfectly-balanced flavors and an artful-looking appearance. Later, everyone will compete to see who can make the best charcuterie board in the room.

Chef Daniel will teach everyone how to make aesthetically-pleasing roses out of cured meats and how to delicately display a variety of cheeses. You'll also get expert tips on how to pair particular meats and cheese with various wines. Excitement will rise as the group splits into teams and competes to craft a charcuterie board better than the rest. Witness the natural leaders, team-players and creative thinkers flourish as they work together for the win.


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.

Charcuterie Board Basics and Demonstration

Chef demonstrates how to create a visually appealing charcuterie board and how to choose meats, cheeses, condiments, accompaniments and more

How to Make Cured Meat Roses

Chef demonstrates how to make salami and prosciutto roses for a stunning presentation

Demonstrating Knife Cuts for Cheeses

Chef demonstrates how to cut various soft and hard cheeses and different presentation options

Charcuterie Board and Wine Pairing 101

Guests may provide their own wine

Chef demonstrates what wines to pair with which meats and cheeses

Team Charcuterie Challenge

Ingredient options include brie, gouda, Manchego, blue cheese, prosciutto, salami, fruit, vegetables, pickles, nuts, olives, jams, mustards, bread, crackers, dips and seasonal items

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 50
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours

Guest reviews for Chef Daniel

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Claudette F.

17 Feb 2020

Wonderful evening...great menu! Came home with lots of tips! Would highly recommend cooking with Chef Daniel.

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After graduating from culinary school, Chef Daniel completed an internship in Umbria, Italy and became a sous chef shortly afterward, partnering with Iron Chef Jose Garces. He's spent the last five years as the go-to chef for a selection of eateries within a restaurant group that has helped elevate a neighborhood in disrepair into a desirable upscale destination.

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