Team Building Activity: Cooking Up Southern Comforts

Your favorite Southern comfort foods are on the menu in this hands-on team building activity. With guidance from Chef Chericia, you'll learn the techniques to recreate these traditional Southern dishes as you develop team building skills that can help you in and out of the kitchen.


To begin, you'll fry fresh okra and serve these creations with a homemade remoulade sauce. Next, make the perfect juicy and crispy fried chicken with a secret blend of spices. A tantalizing gumbo with herbs, spices and greens is next on the menu. Then you'll finish the feast with sweet beignets stuffed with cream cheese for dessert.


 

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Classic Fried Okra

With homemade remoulade


The Best Fried Chicken

With free-range chicken, spices and flour


Herbed Gumbo and Rice

With dark roux, greens, spinach and spices


Cream Cheese Stuffed Beignets

With flour, sugar and vanilla

  • Minimum Guests 13
  • Maximum Guests 15
  • Event Duration 2.5 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.

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Heather

23 Aug 2022

Great experience. She was so nice and kind and worked around our tight situation in the kitchen!

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Heather G.

16 May 2017

Chef Cece was amazing! She made sure everyone in our class had a chance to try each technique she demonstrated, and she made sure everyone had fun. I can't wait to take another class with her.

$ 155 Per person


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Event location: Washington, D.C.

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Chef Chericia
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Born and raised in Washington D.C., Chef Chericia's love for food comes from cooking Southern classics with her mother. She went on to cook in gourmet food markets, such as Dean and Deluca, and hotel kitchens at The Park Hyatt and The W. Chef Chericia is well versed in many cuisines, from Southern fare to Indian to sushi. One thing is for certain: top-quality ingredients mean top-notch food.

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