Birthday Parties or Private Parties

We love to welcome private groups to Social Cooking, for Birthday Parties, Anniversaries or just a celebration with friends!

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Celebrate your big event with friends, family or both. Feel free to bring all the trimmings to make your party your own. Decorate the room with birthday balloons, hang streamers for 50th birthday parties or anniversaries, we’ll help you bring your vision to life!

Our featured formats are below, but if you’d like to add your own twist, talk to our team today!

* Prices apply to Auckland bookings and do not include venue hire if required. Wellington or Nationwide pricing is on application and may differ from prices listed below.

Recipe Challenge

For groups that want a bit more guidance, our Recipe Challenge could be the ultimate cooking challenge. All the competition of a Social Cooking event, all the fun and time pressure, but following a recipe to create a delicious meal. This is way more fun than a normal cooking class!

From $99 + GST per person for 16+ guests


Our Masterchef challenge is fastpaced, high energy and fun. Teams compete to produce the best meal of the day. Our pantry includes a bounty of seasonal, high quality, fresh ingredients, along with some pantry staples. To celebrate your team’s hard work, the whole group will sit down for a fantastic dining experience and enjoy the fruits of their labour.

From $99 + GST per person for 16+ guests

Mystery Box Challenge

Another challenge from our Masterchef series, the Mystery Box Challenge is our newest format! Fast-paced and fully interactive, you’ll be part of a team tasked with creating an amazing dish using a range of surprise ingredients. Take the ultimate cooking challenge and show off your skills to win!

From $99 + GST per person for 16+ guests

Short & Sharp Challenge

If your group are short on time, choose one of our 2 hour formats. Make your own dumplings, take the Burger Challenge or make your pizza from scratch. Try our Masterchef Risotto Challenge! Or for something a little different, how about a Dessert Challenge. Perfect for a morning or afternoon tea. We can also add on a cocktail or two to spice things up! Chat to our team today about how we can tailor a time efficient challenge for you. Guaranteed to be short on time, not on fun!

From $89 + GST per person for 16+ guests

But wait, there’s more!!

Add a sparkle to birthday parties with champagne cocktails on arrival for just $15 (inc GST) per head!

Or talk to our team about adding platters or an interactive cocktail making element to your event.

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“Your team were lovely, everything on the night & leading up to the event was so smoothly organized. 
All our guests had a really good time. Thanks to you & your team for capping off a great 21st celebration for Max.

– Jo, Private Birthday Event

“My family did looooooooooooveeed and enjoyed their night and are all overwhelmed with the cooking challenge idea. They all want to do it again next year Thank you again for making our night memorable
– Eleanor, Private Event

” Great experience and we are so appreciative of our Master Chef; she did an amazing job and great cooking tips. “
– Anna Marie, Hen’s Party

If you need more information, click here to make an enquiry.

To learn more about our optional platters, cocktails or drinks, click here.

Read more about our other event formats here.

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Talk to our team today about how we can tailor this brilliant corporate team building format for you and your team.

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