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Mystery Box Challenge

Elapsed Time: 2 Hours
Challenge:
This one will include a 3-course lunch or dinner and will consist of a mystery box challenge that will take place after lunch.

During lunch, the chefs will come by after each course and will interact with the tables, answer questions, explain more in detail. Chef will introduce each course upon delivery as well. Ingredients will be chosen and covered by the Chef and I suggestions are welcome, there will be approximately 12 items per box and the teams will have use of a general pantry of 12 or so items, like olive oil, salt, pepper, butter etc. 

Team Taste Bud Challenge

Elapsed Time: 2 Hours
Challenge:
Individuals are broken down into teams to compete in a taste bud challenge. One member from each team will line up in front of the chef's table to be blindfolded and given a tasting spoonful of a basic cooking ingredient. Each team member, still blindfolded. must write down what they think the ingredient is. Teams are trying to get as many right answers as possible in order to receive points.

Throughout the challenge, guests will be served hors-d'oeuvres to enjoy while they cheer, laugh and socialize.

Following the challenge, a 3-course meal will be provided as well s the revealing of the Taste Bud Challange Winners.

Curve Ball Kitchen

Elapsed Time: 2 Hours
Challenge:
Participants are divided into teams and given parameters for a dish, such as pasta, tacos, chicken or fish. Teams are given five minutes to come up with a recipe to serve to three different judges. Two members of each team will gather all the ingredients and begin cooking. Team members will will be swapped out randomly throughout the challenge, allowing only two members at the time to cook. Curve balls will be thrown in during the challenge. Each team draws a curveball from our bowl to give to an opposing team.

Examples: take away one ingredient, team can't talk for one round, trade one ingredient out, substitute one ingredient.

When the time runs out, each team will present their dish to the judges. Following the challenge, the judges will reveal the winning team. All participants will be served hors-oeuvres throughout the challenge.