Team Building Activity: High-Stakes Pasta-Making Showdown

Get your gang twisted up in the pasta-making process with this delicious team building activity from Chef James and Claudia. They'll share their secrets for creating this time-honored Italian dish and root for your chefs as the competition heats up! 

Your crew begins with a lesson in turning wholesome ingredients into handmade pasta even Nonna would love. They'll learn to create a pair of sauces that can be customized to team members' tastes. Then, breakout teams tangle in a pasta showdown as they turn their creations into showstopping dishes, one of which will be judged Pasta Perfection! Witness your team's natural leaders, problem-solvers and innovative thinkers share their strengths as they bond together!

Cooking classes on Classpop! are designed to be social events that do not require any previous experience. Guests are welcome to provide alcoholic beverages to enjoy during the class.


Pasta Dough

With semolina durum wheat flour, olive oil, salt and water

Marinara Sauce

With crushed tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, oregano and salt

Alfredo Sauce

With heavy cream, garlic, butter, parmesan cheese and flour

Various "mix-in" Ingredients

With chicken, sausage, shrimp, mushrooms, spinach and more

  • Minimum Guests 10
  • Maximum Guests 50
  • Event Duration 2 hours

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef James and Claudia

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02 Feb 2023

Great class, fun and good venue.

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29 Jan 2023

The chefs did not show up to the venue after one hour had passed. The venue was attempting to reach him and finally made contact after 40 minutes saying they were on their way. We decided to leave after an hour waiting, and I hope the company gives a refund.

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29 Jan 2023

Teacher did not show up.

$99 $ 65 Per person

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Meet your chef

Chef James and Chef Claudia are a culinary couple who combine their individual strengths and experiences for cooking classes of the highest caliber. Chef James gained much of his culinary experience through his private lessons with a world-class chef in the heart of Sardinia, Italy. After years of learning alongside Italy's top chefs and restaurant owners, Chef James now teaches traditional Sardinian pasta-making techniques and other Sardinian dishes to eager learners with a taste for the classics. Raised in Sardinia herself, Chef Claudia harbors a wealth of native knowledge that has helped her culinary skills flourish across the globe. A former restaurant owner, she is passionate about combining traditional techniques and authentic flavors from around the world to bring happiness to fellow food lovers.

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