Virtual or Live The Christmas Culinary Games

Virtual or Live Christmas Chocolate Making

Virtual or Live Christmas Culinary Games

Group Sizes: 12 – 2000

Duration:     1 to 3 hours

Virtual: via Zoom            Production studios 4 cameras

Live: In person nationwide pop up cookery school

Key Skills & Benefits

  • Christmas party event
  • Client Engagement
  • Fun Team Building
  • Michelin Star Chefs
  • Cooking boxes sent
  • Personalized invites
  • Recipes
  • Super easy to book



Virtual culinary Christmas games is highly popular for corporate Christmas entertainment. Its fast, fun and action packed, full of hilarious festive foodie challenges for energetic and competitive teams. Guests will simply log in, join their team-mates accompanied by our Chefs. This virtual christmas activity works really well for large groups. Attendees will receive cookery boxes which contain the specialized ingredients required for the activity.

Event Outline

Your event host welcomes guests and will divide them into teams, the timer is then set for lots of messy fun.  Teams will then go head to head in foodie challenges in the comfort of their own kitchens.  We will also incorporate break out rooms for this event for large groups for extra fun in-between demonstrations.

Sample Line Up

Festive Cupcakes Challenge – No mixers allowed!
Teams must bake cupcakes by hand and then decorate incorporating festive patisserie skills.

The Christmas Rose Challenge
A technical round where teams must hand craft beautiful sugar Christmas roses. 

Perfect Yorkshire Puddings
Teams rise to the challenge!  It’s simple, the winners will be those with the biggest Yorkshire Puddings.

Chocolate Truffle Making
Following a speedy demonstration, master the art of making your own chocolate truffles to present!

Culinary Quizzes
Quiz-based rounds to include identifying chocolate, celebrity chefs, brands and festive spices

Grand Finale Pancake challenge
Flipping good fun!  Teams are armed with their frying pans and pancake mix will cook pancakes against the timer which will conclude with a flipping good challenge in the grand finale.


Booking process

We take of all the organization and event management for our clients.   On confirmation we will send you a branded personalized E-Invite to share with the guests, this will also include a basic equipment list of what guests need to provide.  Nearer the event we will share the zoom link, and chocolate recipes from the best establishments worldwide.  Our Christmas baking boxes are are lovingly packed from our warehouse then shipped by our partner courier companies which we track.  The whole process is super easy for the booker, we take care and manage everything.

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What’s included?

  1. Consultation with a Michelin Star Chef or Rosette Chef  if bespoke
  2. Facilitated by one of our leading Chefs and professional event managers
  3. Live streaming from one of our professional studios with 4 cameras
  4. Event production crew. (we manage the zoom link, admit guests, manage break out rooms)
  5. Icebreakers, interactive demonstrations,  spotlighting, Online judging, support with a follow up and feedback
  6. Zoom recordings and editing available on request
  7. Personalized invite, recipes and equipment list (guests to provide basic equipment) to share with guests
  8. Event boxes with Chef hats delivered to your guests homes shipped by a courier service in line with the Food Standards Agency policies
  9. Branded corporate gifts can be included
  10. Risk Assessments, Haccaps, 10 Million Public Liability Insurance
  11. Reassurance that Hartleys Events have been awarded a 5 Star food rating from Food Standards Agency
  12. A dedicated event manager who will liaise with you and organize everything for you.
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Christmas Culinary Games Boxes Delivered to your guests

Delegates will have a baking box sent direct to their home with the specialized ingredients and hat.  The parcels will be delivered by one of our partner couriers 2 days before the activity.  Guests will simply log in and join their colleagues and one of our Chefs for an inspiring  and fun cookery activity.

 Common questions

  1. Ingredients going to guest’s homes, – how does that work?

The ingredients will be sent in sealed ice bags and temperature controlled within the boxes in line with food and hygiene legislation.  

  1. What about sending parcels to guest’s homes and protection of guests data?

You will be given login details to upload the guests addresses for the parcel deliveries.

  1. Which courier service do you use?

We use DPD for deliveries but will consider other services.  

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``Just wanted to say many thanks for a really enjoyable event yesterday morning. Pete and Lio were great, as was the delicious lunch (I still felt full this morning!) - and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves.``

Testimonial Abbott Labourites
Abbott Labourites

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    Live, in person Christmas Culinary Games

    For companies still wanting to book live in person events, raise the bar for your christmas party with this fast, fun, and energetic festive activity, packed full of Christmas themed practical and mental challenges to include technical, skill, and quiz based heats so there is something everyone to take part in, a perfect activity if you want to get everyone in the Christmas spirit!

    Your event host welcomes guests as they arrive and  will quickly divide them in to teams, this is followed by a warm up activity piping names on opposing team hats, be careful as names written on hats are the names in which we will refer to them for the rest of the activity!

    We have several practical and interactive quiz challenges all packed in to this event, please see below for an outline of each challenge. Please note not all activities may take place as it will depend on time restraints, however we will always include the most interactive and practical challenges first so nobody misses out on the messy fun!

    The typical challenges available are:

    Cup cake cup: a quick fire cupcake decorating challenge in which the chef will give a 5 minute demonstration icing and decorating cupcakes with snowmen, reindeers and Christmas trees,  its then over to the teams to recreate perfect cupcakes!

    Quiz Round: Several quiz based rounds to include identifying Christmas chocolates celebrity chefs, brands and spices.

    The Chocolatier:  Be warned this round is very chocolaty so roll up those sleeves for this action packed challenge, 50  festive chocolate snowball chocolates have to be made while the clock is ticking, a professional demonstration on ganache making, tempering and dipping techniques is given, teams must pay attention as the chef will not help once the demonstration has finished, judging will be based on taste, presentation and teamwork.

    Its a wrap, each team is given Christmas wrapping paper, the challenge is simple you must gift wrap your entire team, the team with the most coverage will win!

    Christmas list, items will appear before selected team members they will have 30 seconds to write down as many items as they can remember on the Christmas list.

    The Finale: To conclude we will give each team member a lump  of pasta dough, the size will depend upon how well they have done in the previous rounds, teams will then be armed with a pasta roller the rules are simple the longest single strand of tagliatelli wins(record currently stands at 6.2 meters)

    What’s included?

    • Michelin Star Trained chefs and Chocolatiers with professional event managers
    • A dedicated project manager who will liaise with you directly and other companies involved on the day.
    • Public liability for up to £1,000,000
    • Risk Assessments and Haccaps
    • All Specialist equipment, ingredients and recipes.
    • Medals and Aprons
    • All pre-event and onsite event management with a follow up and feedback if required.
    • We will do our upmost to give you an outstanding event, and to deliver the desired outcomes and objectives which you have requested and ensure that everyone has a totally enjoyable, unforgettable and rewarding experience.
    • Within 2 working days we will be in contact with your feedback and share memorable photos taken by our event managers with you within 5 working days.

    Additional Extras to consider

    • Photography and filming
    • Venue finding services
    • Facilitation
    • Prizes
    Best Christmas Virtual Party Ideas and Events 


    12:00 Events crew arrive onsite and set up, this can be at any venue or location nationwide and beyond.

    13:50 Room is set and our event host will meet your point of contact.

    14:00 We warmly welcome your guests and explain what is to be expected of them, guests are put into teams (unless pre-selected) and go to their cooking zones. Hats and aprons are put on and a Head Chef (who will be awarded the head chef hat) is appointed by each team

    14:15 Some good housekeeping with a health and safety briefing relevant to the tasks and venue is given by our host followed by interviewing the head chefs from each team, the briefing and warm up session is rounded off with a “yes chef!” from each team.

    14:20 Challenges commence with a demonstration from the chef to introduce each round, demonstrations may be on a big screen for larger groups so all the guests can see and understand the technical skills that are required.

    16:15 The winning team is announced, medals awarded and proud photo moments for the winning team are shared. During the event debrief your host and chef will share the most amusing moments and highlights from the activity and conclude with thank you’s and goodbyes.

    16:30 Event crew commence derig (we leave the event space clean and tidy)

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    ``Just wanted to say many thanks for a really enjoyable event yesterday morning. Pete and Lio were great, as was the delicious lunch (I still felt full this morning!) - and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves.``

    Testimonial Abbott Labourites
    Abbott Labourites

    Social Links

    Enquire Now