Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Kitchener Market will not be able to offer team building or group cooking exercises at this time. We look forward to being able to update users on what options will be possible in the near future. You can subscribe to this page to receive rental information as it becomes available.


Take a break from the daily grind and bring your team together with something everybody loves - food! Our hands-on team building experiences strengthen working relationships while teaching new skills.

Choose one of the team building activities listed below or get in touch for a custom package!

Note: Team building packages require a minimum of eight people, with a maximum of 30 people. You must confirm final numbers at least three days (72 hours) before your event date.

Team building packages

Top Chef challenge

In this hands-on class, your team will compete in a cooking challenge! Your team will choose a theme before the challenge day, and we will provide ingredients, tools and equipment.

When your team arrives at the market, our chef will present your challenge and ingredients. Each team can customize the recipe with seasonings and toppings to make a unique dish!

Duration: 2 hours

Class type: hands-on recipe challenge

Class size: maximum 30 people

Cost: $150 for the chef plus $35 per person

Dine with the chef

Our kitchen is perfect for a unique lunch with friends or co-workers. Your event begins with a demonstration of cooking techniques and tasting in the kitchen. After, you sit as a group to enjoy a meal. The menu includes a seasonal soup or salad, main dish and dessert.

Duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Class type: demonstration and tasting

Class size: maximum 15 people

Cost: $150 for the chef plus $35 per person

Get in touch

Ready to plan your team building experience? Send us an email or call us at 519-741-2200 ext. 5221 to discuss your options.

If you are interested in hosting a special event at the Kitchener Market, check out our rental packages to find something that suits your needs.

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