Corporate Parties and Team-Building

Enhance professional connections through a delicious team-building experience, wine country style.

Relish offers private cooking parties, dinners, and team-building events that are sure to bring your group together in a fun and delicious way.

We offer a variety of events from simple appetizer and wine pairings to more elaborate hands-on cooking experiences. All Relish events combine culinary education, fabulous cuisine, and world class wine in a way that is sure to be memorable. We can host your group at the beautiful Relish Culinary Center in downtown Healdsburg, one of our unique and scenic wine country locations or a place of your choosing. Our events are great for cooks of all experience levels.

Corporate events include

  • Hands-on Wine Country Cooking Experiences where cooking becomes a forum for collaboration and communication. Your group is arranged into teams, working together to create a dish and share pride in the delicious results. We offer many variations to Pizza challengemeet various corporate objectives:
    • Enhance communication and cooperation with a Hands-On Cooking Party where participants work together to create an entire meal
    • Foster creativity and increase wine knowledge with a Food & Wine Pairing Challengewhere teams get ultra-creative as they cook dishes that pair with a specific wine
    • Fire up your team with a flaming Gourmet Pizza Competition making individual wood-oven pizzas
  • A Chef's Table Lunch or Dinner where a talented, local chef creates your meal tableside. Your guests can watch the action, interact with the chef and ask questions while they enjoy a seasonal, gourmet wine country meal created just for them.
  • Festive corporate gatheringWine Education to complement a visit to the wine country. Relish works with a number of engaging and talented wine educators to offer a wide variety of wine events. Each event is sure to be educational and fun for wine beginners to experienced wine connoisseurs:
    • Fundamentals of Food and Wine Pairing
    • Introduction to Sonoma County Wines
    • How to Taste Wine - deductive (blind) wine tasting
    • And more
  • Custom events can be created based on the specific requirements of your group. We are happy to accommodate virtually any special event request. Past custom events include
    • Paella Party (at any location)
    • Mise en Place Relay Race
    • Culinary Scavenger Hunt around downtown Healdsburg
    • Local Farm Tour, including a farm-inspired lunch
    • Winery Tour and VIP Tasting
    • Cooking in the Vineyards
    • And others

Relish features local and seasonal ingredients, giving guests a "sense of place" that is unique to Sonoma County.

Relish provides everything for your cooking experience regardless of the location:  cooking equipment, ingredients, dining ware, tables, chairs, and decorations. A professional chef or wine instructor leads each event with support as needed from a Relish manager and staff. Guests enjoy the wine and food prepared at the class and take home recipes for all dishes.

Relish takes pride in creating a festive and inviting environment where everyone learns new culinary techniques while developing and enhancing professional connections.

Contact Relish today at 877.759.1004 or email us to discuss your special event.

Satisfied Corporate Clients

Adobe Systems
Advanced Micro Devices
Advent Software
Alderbrook Winery
Allstate Insurance
Amy's Kitchen
Apple Computer
Berkshire Hathaway
Blue Skye
Calif. State Auto Assoc.
Calif. State Sherrif's Assoc.
City of Sacramento
Common Sense Media
Coppola Winery
Farmer's Insurance
Fireman's Fund
Gallo Family Vineyard
General Dynamics
JDS Uniphase
Kaiser Permanente
Kosta Brown
Magellan Midstream
Mengali Accounting
Onyx Pharmaceutical
Red Bull
Rodney Strong
Round Table
Seghesio Winery
Sonoma Grape Camp
Sports Leisure
Stryker Orthopedic
Thrivent Financial
Wells Fargo
Whole Foods
...and many more...