Team Building Activity: Dumpling Delights and a Cooking Challenge

Learn to make traditional dumplings and experience an Iron Chef-style challenge in this fun team building activity. You’ll bond as you learn the traditional art of making Asian dumplings with Chef Ashley as your expert guide. 

First, you’ll learn how to make dumpling dough from scratch before creating a savory filling and learning to artfully fold the dumplings. After that, everyone will get excited as the group splits up into teams to compete in a delicious dumpling battle! Groups will put their minds together to come up with their own dumpling fillings using ingredients like tofu, chicken, pork and fresh vegetables. The group with the dumplings that are the most creative, appealing and tasty will win!

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


Dumpling Dough

With flour, water and cooking oil

Filling Ingredients

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

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

Guest reviews for Chef Ashley

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Langston H

02 Nov 2022

The beauty and brilliance of Chef Ashley is her ability to bring class,sophistication, and an elevated pallet to even the simplest meal. Chef Ashley is professional, detail oriented, and dedicated to her craft. She is more than a chef; she is a culinary artist!

$99 $ 65 Per person

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Chef Ashley
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With a degree in restaurant management, Chef Ashley boasts over a decade of impressive industry experience. She has acted as sous chef, kitchen manager and executive chef for various establishments. In one role, Chef Ashley even helped educate citizens at local food pantries on healthy eating and nutrition. Now an executive chef at Carnegie Mellon University, Chef Ashley is respected for her skill and passionate about sharing her knowledge with others!

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