Team Building Activity: Make Street Food Favorites From Mexico

Team building has rarely been as delicious as in this hands-on team building activity from Chef David. He'll lead your crew through a collaborative lesson in some of Mexico's finest street food selections. 

This session begins with a lesson in homemade corn tortilla chips and salsa made from freshly roasted vegetables. Then, it's on to hearty beef empanadas, savory Mexican hand pies made zesty with fresh chimichurri sauce. Your team will also create elotes, roasted Mexican street corn made decadent with cotija cheese, plus a cilantro lime rice side and crispy cinnamon-sugar churros with a handmade chocolate sauce perfect for dipping.


Homemade Corn Tortilla Chips and Roasted Salsa

With tomatoes, onions, jalapeños and cilantro

Beef Empanadas and Chimichurri Sauce

With handmade dough, raisins, cilantro, scallions and parsley

Smokey Elotes

With corn on the cob, cotija cheese and cilantro

Cilantro Lime Rice

With rice, jalapeños and garlic

Classic Churros

With eggs, flour, sugar, milk and chocolate

  • Minimum Guests 6
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours

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25 Apr 2023

Chef David was excellent and the space was professional and conducive to the experience. He didn’t just teach us several great recipes, he taught us knife skills, space preparation and other cooking skills over the course of the lesson that we will use for years to come. He also easily addressed allergies so that everyone could enjoy the full meal. He made the lesson seem easy and fun, a true testament to a great teacher, clear instructions and an organized kitchen and plan. We enjoyed it and highly recommend him to anyone considering a cooking class.

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23 Apr 2023

This was so much fun! Can’t wait to go back. David was fun and knowledgeable, the space was super cute, and the food was delish. All recipes I now feel very comfortable making at home.

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13 Apr 2023

WHAT A BLAST!!! I've been talking about our Spanish Tapas Cooking Class to anyone who would listen for days now :) It was THE MOST FUN experience. Chef David's kitchen is such a vibe! My fiance and I are always looking for different things to do for date night, and this one was by far, my favorite yet. Chef David let's you take lead, while also teaching you particulars along the way. I not only had fun, but I also learned some new skills! Being able to sit down and enjoy the meal together we created at the end was so rewarding. We will definitely be back to Chef David's kitchen for another cooking experience! And I have to mention...he even had GF bread for the pan con tomate which made my evening that much better! Thank you Chef David for being SO AWESOME!!!

$ 115 Per person

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Chef David
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With experience as a private chef, Chef David brings years of knowledge and skills to the culinary classroom. He honed his skills under the guidance of a James Beard Award-winning chef at one of Chicago's most famous restaurants. Over the past five years, Chef David has worked as a culinary instructor at one of Chicago's premier cooking schools where he teaches interactive cooking classes. Topics range from the basic building blocks of cooking to intensive boot camp-style classes. 

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