cooking school as client event
I'm trying to plan a holiday party for a group of 15 or so and was thinking about doing a one-night cooking school event. Does anybody have advice or experience? I've heard good things about the Institute of Culinary Education.
I did one of these around this time last year... pretty sure it was at ICE. That's the place in Chelsea, down the street from Home Depot, correct?
Anyway, it was a lot of fun. Some mingling time over wine in the beginning to loosen us up, then they split us into 3 teams. One made the apps, one made the entree, and one made the sides. Each team had a helper assigned to them. Once things were 75% done, we went back and had some more wine while the staff finished up, put a tablecloth and flowers over the prep counters, etc. Then they served it all to us. Great for team-building. I think our group was only about 8 people, but i can't see why they can't accommodate more.