Team Building Activity: The Ultimate Charcuterie Board Competition

Fight for office bragging rights and feast on chef-approved charcuterie creations with this hands-on team building activity. Chef Annie will be your expert culinary guide as everyone learns how to craft a board to make them worthy of the title of Kings and Queens of Charcuterie.

Chef Annie will start with an insightful demonstration on combining meats, cheeses and accompaniments to create a charcuterie board that looks as gourmet as it tastes. You'll also learn plating techniques like making roses out of cured meats and the proper methods to cut various kinds of cheese. Get a lesson pairing wines with your favorite meats and cheese before the competition begins. Everyone will break up into teams to compete who can craft the most visually appealing, flavor-forward board to be crowned the winner.


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, textures and more

How to Make Cured Meat Roses

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

Charcuterie Board and Wine Pairing 101

Guests may provide their own wine

Chef demonstrates what wines to pair with which meats and cheeses

Demonstrating Knife Cuts for Cheeses

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

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 15
  • Maximum Guests 30
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Annie

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17 Dec 2022

Amazing way to spend an evening!! Chef Annie's passion for cooking shines as she teaches! My husband and I enjoyed learning from Chef Annie. The food was awesome! Thanks again Annie!

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27 Jul 2022

You made our anniversary very special. Thank you sooo much very patient and fun with us. And the food was delicious fresh and amazing.

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08 May 2022

Chef Annie was wonderful. She was kind, personable and informative. The food was fantastic.

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Chef Annie became enamored with cooking at an early age, teaching herself to prepare complex dishes like duck confit as a teenager. She built a career in accounting before making the leap to culinary school to study baking and pastry arts. She began a business as a private chef while selling her own baked creations on the side. With her transition to culinary instructor, Chef Annie now brings her talents to an exciting new arena.

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