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We host fantastic high energy chef led events in Wellington, Auckland at our cool funky Social Kitchens, or conference breakout experiences at our popup portable social kitchens nationwide, All team building events include amazing interactive team cooking, lots of food and a great sit down together with like on TV Chef feedback, dessert and we do the dishes.


“Hi Graham, Thanks for a spectacular event last night.  I’m so pleased with how the evening played out and I’ve received only glowing feedback about the whole experience.  Thanks for running the show and ensuring everyone was looked after and had a great time.”

Anna Minot, Business Owner & Insurance Specialist – Future Thinking

“Hi Karen! Thank you guys so much for an awesome experience last night! It was so great to come and just spend time with our team without the pressures of work, everyone had so much fun and it was a great start to what we hope will be many more great team building experiences (I… read more

Chelle Thomson, Sales and Operations Assistant – ŠKODA NEW ZEALAND

“Dear Graham and the Team From Social Cooking, Thank you so much for hosting our group last month and putting on a fantastic night of Social Cooking. With such a large group I had concerns around to how well it would go, but the organisation and energy or you and your team put into it… read more

Kellie Tremayne, General Manager – Auto Super Shoppes

“Hi Graham and Alina, Thank you so much for such a good time last Monday – please pass our thanks on to the chefs and staff on! It was such a fun night and everyone loved it. It was a great format and its great that I have now done the two options, so can… read more

Sarah Percy, Event Manager – Promapp

“Hi Alina & Graham, thank you so much for such a successful evening, I believe that all who attended had a fantastic time; we really appreciate all the effort that went into this event. The photos look great too, and the food looked delicious. Thanks for everything.”


“Just a very quick email to say that we are still talking about the fabulous night we had at Social Cooking last week. It was a real success, many thanks indeed for making it so. We will be back next year and suggest that there will be 40 people coming and we will have a… read more

Rebecca Stichbury, Customer Care Manager – Exports, Maersk Line

“Congratulations Graham to you and the Social Cooking team! The  VTNZ team really enjoyed the two Food Symphony’s you arranged  for us this August. The fact that you could provide the same style of  event at both our Wellington and Auckland Forums was a huge bonus for me. I was impressed with your MC style… read more

Karen Bleach – Wood, Organizational Development Manager , VTNZ

A huge thanks to Graham and Karen and the team for putting on a fantastic Food Symphony event at Social Cooking Auckland. The aim of the day was to have fun, and boy did we get that! All 70 members of our team were engaged, involved and fiercely competitive – no doubt fueled by the… read more

Nikki Lockwood – EA to Finance Director, Vodafone New Zealand

“The People team from Air New Zealand used Social Cooking recently for their People Forum gathering of 100 HR team members as held at Shed 10. This was a very dynamic session held the end of a big day for the People team with Graham and his team reinforcing the concepts of Collaboration, communication, engagement and team… read more

Natalie Charnock – Event Executive, Air New Zealand

“A big THANK YOU VERY MUCH from the Shared Transaction Centre at the University of Auckland for a wonderful evening! Please thank the chefs Francis and Ivan and the rest of your team for making our night a memorable one – great vibrant atmosphere with lots of fun and laughs. We have a few ‘newbies’ in… read more

-Brenda Aitken , Business Analyst Shared Transaction Centre (STC) – The University of Auckland

“We had the best day ever.  It was an amazing time and we couldn’t stop laughing.  The chief Ramsay and Alina did an amazing job at making our event the best day ever.  Thank you so much. ”

-Karina wood – Centre Manager, Building Blocks Childcare

“Hi Graham, thank you so much for our amazing night, an absolutely brilliant time was had by all. After our team conference, sat in a room for the whole day, it was great to be able to do something completely different, to be creative and just generally run around in a manic, but of course… read more

Gillian Dixon – Personal Assistant to Brand Marketing and Communications

“Dear Graham, Karen & the team, thank you so much for your bigheartedness in giving CAP such a generous discount so we could come and enjoy an entertaining Revive Day with your incredible team. We had such a blast! Thanks again.”

Christians Against Poverty

Thank you to you and all of your team for a fun and memorable evening, everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves!

Caroline Homer – Assistant Sales Manager , Herbalife Nutrition

Many thanks for our event on Friday night. Francis was fantastic and funny and the other staff were great too. Everyone has told me they really enjoyed it. It was a great way to get all the staff to mix up instead of just sitting around a table in a restaurant. Thanks for all the photos too.

Kathryn Buchanan – Business Support, Hayes Knight

“A big thanks to Graham and the team. Everyone had such a great time. Will definitely be recommending this to others.”

Kim Smale – Account Manager, Paper-Pak

“Our event was a little different as we heard Social Cooking was good but we had 20 clients and 8 of our team. The event was fantastic, well run and our clients felt relaxed instantly. Most of them said it was the best event they had attended in recent times. Thanks to Graham and the team.”

Simone Mackenzie – Account Manager, Excel Digital Ltd

“Hi Karen, Thank you for all your help with Arranging last night’s event. It turned out AMAZING!! The atmosphere was awesome and the Venue was beautiful. I am really happy we went with the Pasta idea it made it that much more competitive! The Awards turned out great and my team won Best looking dish so… read more

Ashleigh Sorensen – Administrative Assistant, Tekron

“Karen, thank you to you and the rest of the team for a fantastic evening. The feedback has been amazing and the MMC Social Club really enjoyed every aspect of the night. We will definitely recommend you to friends/colleagues and business partners and no doubt will be back in the near future.”

Stuart Hartley – Product Underwriter, Marsh & McLennan Agency