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Organizing a team event? Look behind the scene

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One would think you simply start with a date, venue, food menu and an activity of some sort! Done. Well, there’s much more that goes on behind the scene. While some organizers will have clear picture of what they want for their team, many will just start with a generic statement – let’s see what’s […]

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A Mothers Day Treat

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It’s time for a Mothers Day treat, and what Mum doesn’t love something hand made? This white chocolate, almond and raspberry bark fits the bill perfectly. Super easy to make and to tailor with what ever toppings you choose (change out the white for dark chocolate), this Mother’s Day treat is one Mum will love! […]

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How to build the perfect team

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How do you build the perfect team? According to Google’s Project Aristotle, culture is key. This video from Tech Insider gives a succinct insight into how a perfect team is produced. Charles Duhigg, journalist and author of “Smarter Faster Better,” explains the insights he gathered while spending time with Google’s Project Aristotle, a research team […]

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Staff still WFH? How about a hybrid event?!

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As we move into a new phase of the pandemic, workplaces are moving to a hybrid work model. Some staff WFH, some work in the office, some are a combination of both. So we’ve joined the hybrid trend, with a new hybrid event. We introduced Digital events in 2020, which have proven popular with our […]

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Life at Red Covid-19 Update

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Changes to Red light setting from 25th March 2022 – Social Cooking can now host up to 50 guests onsite and up to 200 guests offsite (indoor). Vaccine passports are no longer required as a condition of entry. Social Cooking is committed to continuing to provide a fun and stressfree event for everyone involved during […]

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It’s time to book your Christmas party Auckland!

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Have you booked your Christmas party, Auckland? We know it’s another odd year, it’s hard to plan too far ahead, but imagine if you missed out! Our advice would be to start planning your Christmas event now. We are ready and waiting to take bookings for your Christmas party. We’ve already received bookings for some […]

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Perfect Burgers – How to Make them

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It seems simple to make perfect burgers. After all, how hard can it be? Anyone who eats burgers regularly knows there is a vast difference between good and bad. It’s often hard to put your finger on exactly why a burger works or doesn’t. Is it the burger patty? Is it the bun? Are there […]

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Corporate Team Events – Short & Sharp Challenges

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Sometimes time is of the essence! When the clock is ticking, but you need to bring your team together, try our Short & Sharp 2 hour corporate team events. Make your own dumplings, take the Burger Challenge or create pizza from scratch. Try our Masterchef Risotto Challenge! Or for something a little different, how about […]

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Why team building cooking challenges work

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Food has always had a reputation for bringing people together. We celebrate over food, grieve over food, obsess over food! Food is at the centre of all the major events in our lives, weddings, funerals, Christmas, birthdays, you name it, we cook and eat with others. So what about our professional lives? Can team building […]

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Do team building exercises work?

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It’s all very well for us to talk about the benefits of team building exercises. After all, it’s what we at Social Cooking do for a living! Do team building exercises actually work? The team at Huddle say: “..even strong teams can benefit from team building exercises. They’re a great way of improving communication, morale, motivation, productivity, helping […]