Is a cooking class really a good option for employee engagement activities? The answer may surprise you – it’s actually an incredibly effective teambuilding exercise. Managing a restaurant, even managing just the kitchen alone is a difficult task, one that requires immense amounts of organization. The only place you’ll find a stricter hierarchy than a kitchen is probably the military. Everyone has its function, and their actions are monitored and timed. A cooking class is therefore perfect in terms of employee engagement activities. It will teach your staff the management and teamwork skills needed to effectively work together and get results.
One of the most popular employee engagement activities suitable for everyone
The purpose of employee engagement activities is to create situations that will encourage your employees to learn and utilize teamwork skills that will be valuable to them in the workplace. This activity will teach them discipline, communication, and of course learning a new recipe & cooking techniques in a relaxing environment. A chef will be present to guide your team through the entire preparation of the dish and will be able to assist if needed. The chef will also share tips and tricks that transform a regular dish into a masterpiece. A chef d’oeuvre, as they say in France.
Food is one of the best ways to bring people together and to strengthen bonds, both when you are preparing and sharing the food. In the kitchen, each team member will have their own role and task that fits into the final dish. They will learn the teamwork skills needed to work together efficiently and produce the best results. This is one of our most popular employee engagement activities – so make sure you don’t miss out!