Nothing brings people together like food so naturally we’ve found the top teambuilding activities in London for the foodies among us. From sushi making to gin tours, there’s something to suit everyone in your team…
Build team spirit by graduating together from the School of Icing at Biscuiteers. Learn from London’s expert icers in an intimate bespoke workshop to create beautiful biscuits to take home with your own cotton apron. Challenges, branded designs and of course bubbles and afternoon tea can be included in the itinerary either at the Notting Hill or Northcote Road locations or your own space. 2 hour workshops start at £78pp with bespoke classes available.
Become a true master of sushi making at Atsuko’s Kitchen in Shoreditch, a bespoke Japanese cooking school run by ‘Sushi Made Simple’ author Atsuko Ikeda. Hands-on lessons vary in levels but of course include one of competition! As well as creating traditional Japanese dishes and sushi, tailor made programmes can feature Sake Tastings, Japas (traditional tapas) and demonstrations. Classes range from 2-3hours for up to 8 people starting at £65pp.
Enjoy a dairy-packed day at North London’s Wildes Cheese, which offers one of the Guardian’s top foodie classes in the UK. Groups can discover the art of cheese making with Keith and Philip, two urban cheesemakers who are all about the tastings and of course some hands-on stretching and shaping to create a curd cheese enjoyed with lunch. Classes can be arranged for all groups and timings on a bespoke basis.
Enjoy a chauffeur driven gin-perience with the UK’s most animated gin tour, Gin Journey. The adventure stops off at 5 various bars and distilleries, each with their own cocktail and tasting, and is hosted by a private Gin Guardian who commands guests learn the romantic history of England’s favourite drink. Tours begin at £60pp for up to 20 guests with bespoke events available.
Channel your team’s inner Paul Hollywood at the Bread Ahead School and choose from a range of baking experiences including English, Italian and French loafs. For the less traditional bakes why not pick a pizza parties and doughnut masterclasses! Classes are offered for groups of 12-30 and are £80pp.
Join two of London’s most beloved ladies for a memorable masterclass complete with bubbles, snacks, and of course, meringues. Learn from the world-renowned Meringue Girls and create your own colourful meringue kisses in their East London kitchen. 2 hour classes run for up to 10 guests at £70pp.
Take your team to America’s most infamous prison, complete with your own alcoholic contraband of choice. After smuggling in your liquor, groups will be served bespoke cocktails from inside their cells, just make sure not to catch the warden’s eye! Bookings are £33.99pp and last 1hr and 45 minutes.
Vegetarians look away – this one’s for the meat eaters. Take your carnivorous group down to Cannon & Cannon at Borough Market for a tasting at the Meat School. Here guests can indulge in a number of artisan events from butchery and curing classes to make your own bacon! Classes start at £25pp with private tastings available.
If you are looking for a teambuilding experience, then don’t hesitate to contact the Banks Sadler team on 0207 424 3333