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Bringing People Together, Cookery Team Building, Client Engagement Events

Hartleys Events is a global leading events company

We specialize in live and virtual cookery team building and cheese and wine tasting for client engagement events.  From competitive cookery teambuilding such as our popular strictly come dining event, where teams go head to head to cook a 2 or 3 course meal or a master chef cooking challenge such as our Marks Set Cook winning event. Many companies love our Culinary Games full of fun fast challenges we have a top selling Christmas version too.  For those wanting a relaxing cookery master classes such our pasta making the Italian way or Dim Sum to colorful and creative canape making or healthy sushi making these are ideal and highly recommended, we can easily include a competitive element.  Many companies book our top selling high energy full of fun bake offs and love our luxury chocolate making.  For companies who just want to network and be entertained our Artisan Cheese & wine tasting is a top seller too.

Virtual Cookery Team Building and Client Engagement Events

Hartleys Events virtual events include luxury cookery, baking or chocolate boxes and cheese & wine hampers delivered directly to your guest’s homes in the UK or globally.   We take care of the event management, tech, tracking of boxes and have dedicated studios for our virtual events.  On the day guests simply login to join there colleagues, clients, and our Chefs from one of our professional kitchen studios, bars or vineyard locations for a fun and inspiring cookery team building or client engagement activity.

“Company meetings and parties have never been so easy and so much fun to organize with so many different options and ways to meet.”

Give your staff a platform to connect where they can learn new skills and cook together after a meeting or just connect to cook.  Companies have found our virtual event solutions especially virtual Cheese and Wine tasting for client engagement so easy to organize and a successful and highly recommend platform for maintaining client relationships and connecting with new prospects.   We are privileged that we work with top corporate companies and are trusted to offer winning solutions in order for them to can connect with their key clients “virtually” around the globe and make business happen!


Live Cookery Team Building and Client Engagement Events

There is nothing quite like meeting in person and we are loving it.  Hartleys Events have been running live cookery teambuilding events and client engagement events for 16 years and warmly welcome you, your team and clients to join us for fun cookery classes for team building and corporate entertainment.  Our in person events events are hosted by Michelin star chefs in one of our pop-up cookery schools.  We have 5 mobile cookery schools which travel around the country which we set up in conference rooms and clients preferred locations (even offices if suitable).    Our experiences are designed to create and build new working relationships within teams, departments and networking platforms for new business opportunities and maintain client relationships.  Our dedicated award-winning Chefs have worked in the finest establishments including Relais and Chateaux Hotel’s and alongside the some of the most renowned celebrity chefs in the country, including Michel Roux Junior, Marco Pierre White, Brian Turner, Jason Atherton, Lorraine Pascal and Lesley Waters.

Cooking and relationships are integral to our way of life.  If we’ve had a good day we cook.  If we’ve had a bad day we bake; in short, we love food, love people and love to cook!  For us it’s a huge privilege to see confidence and trust growing within teams as everyone involved gets to know each other.  Our Cook and Dine events create opportunities for new business relationships to develop and prosper. Why not capture imagination, inspire innovation, encourage corporate social responsibility, and entertain in a fun and memorable way with Hartley’s Events?  Book with full confidence, we are endorsed and recommended by some of the leading companies in the UK and globally as a 100% trusted, reputable, family run  company specializing in the corporate market and now in our sixteenth year.

Get in touch and reach out to us, we work with top brands but not high end prices

Tell us what’s important to you and we will cook up a unique experience for your occasion.  Our friendly event managers and chefs are readily available to compile the best possible event for you now.

Call 01202 911330   Email info@hartleysevents.co.uk  



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  • A great bonding experience and stress reliever for my staff, thank you.

    Director, Total Laminate Systems
  • Thank you so much for a wonderful event. The planning was made effortless by your support and the venue and accommodation you recommended were perfect. I would thoroughly recommend this to anyone planning a team event and wants to try something a little different to the norm.

    Gazing Performance Systems
  • The whole team have told me how much they enjoyed the event, the best team event I've ever been on.

    Customer Services & Communications team leader, Exxon Mobil
  • Many thanks for your expertise and time to give us a brilliant afternoon for our away day.

    PA , HM Treasury


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Average customer experience rating of excellent


We deliver 100's of unique cookery team building & corporate entertainment events every year to small, medium and large businesses. Our client portfolio is vast and impressive, to include pharmaceutical companies, bank & building societies, law firms, government agencies, universities, colleges, media companies and many others.


Our pop up cookery school is fully mobile, traveling nationwide. We can recommend the perfect venue from one of our trusted partners, or we can visit you at your preferred location. In just an hour or two we transform any space with our professional cookery stations, ovens, specialized equipment, ingredients and our kitchen sink.


With a high level of business practice our professional team design, create and deliver your event to the highest possible standard. We ensure your desired outcomes are met and the maximum benefit from your event is achieved whilst having a fantastic, fun and memorable experience with your staff, clients and associates.

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