Cooking Classes To Build Team Spirit and Company Loyalty. "Food Brings People Together"
CIBO is staffed by professional, English-speaking, restaurant chefs who are skilled teachers, as well as accomplished chefs and talented pasta makers.
Located in downtown, historic Bologna, CIBO is licensed, health department inspected, cooking school. Unlike other "schools" in the area, we are not cooking in someone's home or apartment but rather in two, state-of-art kitchens.
By combining team-building games and activities with wine and food, we accomplish the following:
Through proven team building activities, your employees will have fun and improve interpersonal relationships as they prepare a great Italian meal.
The activity culminates in a festive party where the group dines on the dishes they've created. For those not wishing to cook, we provide other group activities that are in keeping with the meal they they created.
We can design a custom-tailored program to fit your needs. First - "You talk, we listen"-what are your goals, how long of a program do you need- a half day- full day or multi-day program? Working together we hope not only to meet your needs but our goal is to exceed your expectations!
You will be snacking on local mortadella, focaccia , Parmigiano Reggiano cheese served with authentic Age Traditional ("Tradizionale") Balsamic Vinegar and drinking local Brut and small producer Emilia Romagna wines.
Based on ingredient seasonality and availability we can suggest menus and create the perfect class for you,
Reward your staff and value your clients with our “hands on” cooking classes. In addition, why not add our Gourmet Cooking Lessons Gift Card program. Gift cards are valid on all CIBO cooking class gifts, cooking classes and special events. Other gift ideas include personalized and company branded aprons as well as our Corporate Gift Boxes.
In addition, our staff will propose kitchen equipment and gadgets specifically used in your class for possible staff and client gifts so they can re-create their new-found skills and recipes at home!
Cooking shows and culinary reality TV have fostered an increasing interest in culinary, team building programs across the world. Companies, small and large are seeing the value of using culinary team building events as an alternative to dinner during team building retreats, sales rallies or are stand-alone corporate venues. CIBO has perfected the process of combing cooking, fun, learning and camaraderie into a productive exciting event.
Companies are inviting employees, clients and future prospects to culinary team building events. Culinary Team building in Italy is a wonderful way to enhance company loyalty. CIBO’s state-of-art kitchens and inviting, friendly environment provide a fun way to foster productiveworking relationships and enhance company morale. CIBO’s clients have told us that our programs have been the highlight of their stay in Italy and we welcome you to read our reviews and testimonials.
How is CIBO Different?
Q: Who is teaching the course?
A: CIBO employs professional restaurant, pastry and pasta chefs. Many of our staff have advanced culinary and educational degrees. Stefano Corvucci, gave up his career in law to follow his passion for cooking and owns two restaurants in Bologna. Unlike many “cooking schools” in Italy, CIBO is a licensed cooking school, visited by local health authorities and is NOT held in someone’s apartment, which is against Italy sanitary code. CIBO’s “team building” classes are not passive cooking demonstrations with little group interaction but rather “hands-on” individual and group participation We have set classes but we are more than happy to design a custom course to fit your individual needs and/or requests
What are CIBO Culinary Team Building Goals?
A: CIBO staff has lots of creative ideas to develop a culinary team building experience for you and your company when visiting Italy. We can customize your special event and create tailored seasonal menus, and intra-departmental cooking challenges. If team building in Italy is your objective, contact us and together we can make your event a huge success.
Working together we aim to:
Q: What is your capacity and group size you can accommodate at CIBO?
A: We think a small group is the ideal size but we also accommodate large groups at our various locations in Bologna. So if you have a group from 10-35 we can work together and plan the perfect event to not only meet your needs, but we hope to exceed your expectations! If you have a smaller group we can do more of a corporate event or wine and dinner activity. If you have more than 35 we can host your event at one of our off-site locations.
Q: Why is CIBO’s Culinary Team Building Program more than just a cooking class?
A: Companies across the world are seeing the power of team building exercises in a non threatening, enjoyable atmosphere of cooking classes, donning aprons and having a ” an “Italian Cooking Adventure” and learn as much about group dynamics than managers who attend other traditional team-building programs.
Email us and we will work together to creative a fun-filled bonding day for your personnel
Q: What’s Your Plan For Our Cooking Team Building Class
A: Our chef/instructor can act as your facilitator or bring your own, together we team up to make you a highly successful and fun day at CIBO in Bologna, Italy.
Q: What are the types of programs you offer?
A: Here are some choices:
Our festive Italian Cook Off is an exciting, creative cooking team building event designed to increase camaraderie within a group. Culinary skills will come in handy as each team develops their skills in FOLLOWING A RECIPE to create an unforgettable Italian dish. Creativity and artistic talent will also be needed in designing a team apron and Logo. It will take great creativity and organizational group skills to win over the Employer and CIBO panel of judges!
Team Cooking Challenge can be a delivered as a competitive or cooperative team building event! In addition to preparing their dishes, teams will complete text, photo, and video challenges using iPads® we provide. As teams answer questions correctly, they gain access to the marketplace and select the ingredients they choose to make their various dishes. Teams will be given the ingredients and a dish description but not a specific recipe, and that’s where the team building comes in!
Enjoy Corporate Team Building Through Fun and Interactive Cooking Classes In Bologna, Italy