Team Building

Providing a sense of “camaraderie through cuisine”!

Join the list of corporations including those below who have/are using the ‘cooking experience’ for team building, fun and good food!  

  • 4-MOMS
  • ABB ICM
  • Accredo Health
  • Central Data Services
  • Advanced Industrial Minerals
  • Alcoa (5)
  • Altria
  • American Eagle (3)
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Ansys Inc. (2)
  • Bain of Chicago
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Blue Belt Technology (5)
  • BNY Mellon (2)
  • Bombardier Transportation
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Carnegie Mellon University (8)
  • Chubb’s Insurance Co.
  • Cisco
  • Comcast
  • Covidien
  • CVS Caremark
  • Deloitte (3)
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods (3)
  • Direct Energy (2)
  • Evolve Environment: : Architecture
  • Family Foundations (2)
  • Fresensius Medical Center
  • Genetech
  • GNC
  • Goodwill of SWPA
  • GlaxoSmithKline (3)
  • GNC
  • Google (2)
  • Highmark (6)
  • Ingram Barge Company (3)
  • Jones Day Law Firm
  • K & L Gates
  • LanXess (6)

 

  • Leeds
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Liberty Travel
  • Manor Care
  • Matthews International
  • McKesson Canada (2)
  • Mine Safety Appliance
  • Mylan (2)
  • Net Health Systems
  • Nova Chemicals
  • Novartis
  • Omnyx, LLC
  • Philips Respironics (5)
  • PNC (4)
  • PPG (2)
  • Presbyterian Senior Care
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Repsol
  • Robb Leonard Mulvihill Law Firm
  • Schneider Downs & Co. Inc.
  • Seubert Associates
  • Sister’s Place
  • Starkist
  • State Farm
  • Strassburger, McKenna, Gutnick & Gefsky Law Firm
  • Talisman Energy USA (4)
  • Target
  • Trinity Consultants
  • United Bank of Virginia
  • University of Pittsburgh (2)
  • UPMC (7)
  • VA Credit Union
  • Verizon
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Westinghouse (5)
  • Wounded Warriors

 

Choose one of the following cuisines:  Chinese, Thai,  Moroccan,  Tapas,  Italian,  Indian, Tex-Mex,  Southern, Cajun-Creole or American-French.

Participating in our event provides the following:

  • An atmosphere to energize and excite your team
  • A healthy risk-taking environment
  • Encourage networking, mingling and building rapport
  • Incorporate problem-solving, speed and work ethics
  • provide an atmosphere for communication, collaboration and leadership
  • have fun and enjoy good food with your co-workers

Small Group Team Building (held at Chop, WOK & Talk!):

  • 6-12 participants can have a three hour session (5 dishes) for $70-$80 per person depending on the cuisine chosen
  • Class is held at the Chop, WOK & Talk cooking school (5404 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206)
  • 20% gratuity is added for the help of my assistant and there is no sales tax as this is not considered a lunch/dinner.

Medium Group Team Building of 13-25 participants:

  • The event can be held at SIGMAS CONFERENCE CENTER in the North Hills. $500.00 rental fee and $250.00 for a bartender but you can bring your own wine/beer.  They also provide soft drinks, coffee & tea.

Large Group Team Building of 26-40 participants:

  • Your event can be held at the ‘new’ THE KITCHEN BY VANGURA in Irwin. This is a state-of-the-art kitchen where each group will have their own cooking station complete with stove, oven, dishwasher, plus all utensils, pots, pans, etc.  Rental fee is $1200.00 and it is BYOB.  I will be happy to e-mail you a video of this premiere kitchen…the best the tri-state has to offer!
  • In addition to the rental fees (see above) Chop, WOK & Talk! will charge $95.00 per person for a 5 course meal plus 20% gratuity.  There is no sales tax as this is considered an event rather than a dinner.

Chop, WOK & Talk! will provide:

  • A script, aprons, side-towels, name tags, chef’s hats, a chef’s coat for each team’s ‘head’ chef, all ingredients, equipment & utensils, a rating form, a ‘foodie feud game’, gift certificates, and an award to the head chef of the winning team.

Please call 412-362-0679 for more information, dates, and menu selections.