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Team Building Activities

Perfect for:
Corporate Teams
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Join us at The Real Food Academy for team-building activities that create stronger teams through culinary experiences. Our expert chefs guide your team through the cooking process, fostering collaboration and creativity. These tailored activities are perfect for corporate events, helping build relationships and break down barriers. Book your event today!

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Base Price
$80 Per Adult ($800 Min.)
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$30-50 Per Person
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Team Building Activities for Your Team

Unleash the Power of Teamwork

Discover the secret ingredient to a successful team with The Real Food Academy's team-building activities for your team. Our culinary experiences are more than just cooking classes; they are a recipe for stronger team dynamics, improved communication, and a dash of fun in the corporate world.

At our state-of-the-art kitchen, your team will embark on a culinary adventure that encourages collaboration and creativity while your team learns about the importance of healthy eating using real, unprocessed ingredients. Cooking together is not only a delightful way to break the monotony of regular office routines but also an effective tool for building trust and teamwork. Our team-building activities are designed to engage each member of your team, regardless of their cooking skill level, ensuring everyone plays a vital role in the meal preparation.

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The Real Food Academy Miami

The Real Food Academy Miami


570-A NE 81st St
Miami, FL 33138

Hear From Real Customers

March 13, 2024

Super Fun Culinary Birthday Party!

"We had an amazing time at the culinary class, which I booked to celebrate my birthday as something outside of the box and unique. We had about 19 people and had ample space to chat and welcome everyone before we started. We all had a blast, learning step by step with the instructor for the salad, appetizer and entree, and we all loved that it was completely hands-on. We all were involved in the process and my favorite part was making the pasta! We all laughed and mingled and had a great soundtrack all night. There was an abundance of food and it was satisfying to eat everything that we created. The staff was excellent and very helpful - many thanks for making this a wonderful birthday event!"

— Sandra

March 1, 2024

Great Time

"What a great cooking class! WE did mussels and pasta with truffles fabulous!"

— Jon Rosenblatt

March 8, 2024

Mexican Food

"Excellent environment Excellent explanation of the class Excellent quality of the ingredients and it taste amazing."

— Lili

March 11, 2024

Liquid Death Team Building

"Chef Maria was AMAZING. We had a blast and the space was amazing. 10/10 and will be back!!"

— Doug Bailey

March 8, 2024


"I really had a wonderful time! Chef Maria was great!!! Already booked for next week. 100% recommend to singles, couples, friends and great to way to bond and spend time with the family too."

— Sammie

July 21, 2023

Great Class!

"I’m very adventurous in the kitchen and an avid cook but was always afraid to try fresh pasta. I came away from this fun filled, informative class feeling confident enough to make pasta on my own at home. The added bonus was the most amazing salmon carpaccio I’ve ever tasted!! I’ll be booking more classes for sure!"

— Esther Peart

May 2, 2023

Perfect for Family

"We had a great time last week, we were a mixed group of professional chefs, amateur cooks, kids, adults, teens, the class was conducted in such a way that we all had fun and learned a good bit too, they accommodated our GF, DF, nut free daughter exceptionally well and she enjoyed pasta more than she has in years - great job, great environment and a really nice couple of bottles of wine too!"

— Allana C. Smith

April 21, 2023

Phenomenal Phun!

"We loved being able to celebrate our anniversary with such a unique date night together. The other couples we met were so interesting and fun and kind. The energy in the room was so warm and welcoming. We really enjoyed the experience and definitely plan to be back. Maria has a special ingredient and it’s her love for what she does."

— Maureen Mascaro

November 22, 2023


"Everything was better than expected: the place, the vibe, the chefs and the food. Chef Pablo was super clear, fun, easy to follow, and the outcome was delicious. Highly recommended, I will definitely go back!”

— Daiana Sonin


Fantastic Class

"I haven’t been since before Covid but so glad I’m back. The great thing about the cooking classes here is learning how to cook recipes from all over the world with a healthy twist and in a fun environment. Chef Maria has come a long way and I’m glad to see she has stuck to her healthy and great tasting food. Highly recommend for everyone! Thank you Chef Maria and staff for a wonderful evening.”

September 29, 2023

Amazing experience

"Me and my other few friends went for a pasta cooking evening and we had such a great experience,fun, learn and the most important we got to taste the yummy pasta including the appetizer. Maria was professional, knowledgeable, gave us lots of good tips that we can use day to day in our kitchens. If you look for a fun evening with friends, even couples this is the place, highly recommended.”

September 22, 2023


"We always have a great time when cooking with friends! Dinner + wine = winner!”

— Thais Kirschner

September 12, 2023

Great experience

"really great experience and was like cooking among friends !!”

July 21, 2023

Great class!

"I’m very adventurous in the kitchen and an avid cook but was always afraid to try fresh pasta. I came away from this fun filled, informative class feeling confident enough to make pasta on my own at home. The added bonus was the most amazing salmon carpaccio I’ve ever tasted!! I’ll be booking more classes for sure!”

June 30, 2023

Perfect Date Night

"It was my husband's and my first time taking a cooking class together. We had a blast! We learned a lot. Chef Maria is amazing. We enjoy ourselves immensely and relaxed a bit. The class was fantastic. The food was delicious. Definitely will be booking another class. Thank you for a wonderful evening!”

— Priscilla & Igor Grager

June 16, 2023

Great Experience

"Great class, lots of food, and very hands-on. Chef Maria knows her craft and is an excellent teacher.”

— Jorge A. Richa

May 2, 2023

perfect for family

"we had a great time last week, we were amixed group of professional chefs, amateur cooks, kids, adults, teens, the class was conducted in such a way that we all had fun and learned a good bit too, they accommodated our GF, DF, nut free daughter exceptionally well and she enjoyed pasta more than she has in years - great job, great environment and a really nice couple of bottles of wine too!”

— Allana C Smith

April 21, 2023

Awesome Experience!

"It is a really fun experience whether you go in a group or solo. I went to the class alone and it was my first time going to a cooking class, but I really enjoyed it. The cookies at the end where the highlight of the class!”


Adult Classes FAQs

No. All Payments and Deposits are non-refundable: When a payment or deposit is made, that day and time is no longer available to other customers on our calendar. For that reason, all payments and deposits are non-refundable.

In the case of a cooking class, the ingredients are shopped for and prepped in advance. Staff is also scheduled according to the number of people on the roster.

See our Wine and Beer list for your in-house kids party options. Optionally, you can bring your own wine or beer and page a corkage fee.

Corkage Fees

  • $15 per 750 ml bottle of wine
  • $30 per 1.5 L bottle of wine

Bring outside beer: $20 for beer (any quantity)


We are surrounded by lots of free parking. However, do not park in the CVS parking lot. You may be towed if you do. Also, if you park on the street you need to use the paybyphone app.

All the recipes prepared at The Real Food Academy are easily accessible on our recipes page.

You can simply type the name of the recipe in the search field to find the recipe your are looking for. If you can't remember the exact problem. Just type in the cuisine type and you will quickly receive a list of all the recipes that include that cuisine.

If for some reason you require a printed copy of the recipe, please request it from the chef and they will happily provide it to you.

Yes, you still need to register for each class. When you purchase a package of classes, you are essentially purchasing credits to be deducted from each class you book. In the case of the kids classes you are purchasing 10 credits and for adult classes you are purchasing 4 credits.

The first step is to purchase the credits and the second step is to use the credits.

Our Steps

  1. Purchase credits.
  2. Choose the class you want to attend and book that class as you would normally do. The difference will be that you will not be asked for a credit card payment. You will simply deduct 1 credit from your Real Food Academy balance.

More importantly, purchasing a package of classes tells us only that you've bought a block of credits. We still you to tell us WHEN you are coming to class. Then and only then will we know the details of you or your child and most importantly whether or not your child has any food allergies.

This is why you need to register online for each class.

If you desire a wine or beer not available on our list, you have two options .

  1. Request your specific choice of wine and/or beer from The Real Food Academy and it will be provided by The Real Food Academy at the event or class. Applicable pricing applies.
  2. Bring outside beer and wine and pay a corkage fee of $15 per opened bottle for wine and a flat fee of $20 per for beer brought in from outside. The $20 fee for beer applies to the entire amount of beer ranging from one beer or more. Please note the corkage option is ONLY available for cooking classes. Private parties are not eligible for this option.

No, we will provide them for you and your guests. Please let us know the type of glasses you need.

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All our classes are 100% hands-on and, unlike other cooking schools, we are not limited to any one cuisine!

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Team Building Activities for Your Team

Elevate Your Team's Culinary Skills and Collaboration

Our expert chefs will guide your team through each step of the cooking process, from selecting fresh ingredients to mastering cooking techniques. This hands-on approach not only enhances culinary skills but also fosters a collaborative environment where team members can connect and engage in meaningful ways. The kitchen becomes a playground for innovation, where teams can experiment with flavors and tackle culinary challenges together.

These team-building activities are perfect for a variety of corporate team events, including project kick-offs, celebrating milestones, or simply as a way to strengthen the team spirit. Our experiences are tailored to fit your team's specific needs, ensuring that each event is as unique as your team.

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Rave Reviews for The Real Food Academy

proud to have a 4.9 star rating & 700+ reviews

  • Erica Wandzel

    This was an excellent team-building event. Our team from around the world had a great time learning about the food that we were making while overall spending time together. The staff was fantastic, and the facility was first-class. Thank you.
  • Olga Meador

    Awesome experience- wonderful service!!
  • Sidney Henderson

    Very good class
  • Dan Stein

    Amazing experience for friends or coworkers, great team (Pablo and Tony), and food was amazing! 100% recommend!
  • Jennifer Swanton

    Excellent class! I took my daughter today to the sushi class for kids and she loved it! She wants to go back next week!
  • martin gallardo

    Great place. Very clean, good music, food awesome. Chef Maria is a master. Great for family too.
  • alex guzman

    This was a great experience. It was my first time cooking and it was very easy. The chef was very welcoming and gave clear instructions. I highly recommend coming to the Real Food Academy.
  • Paula Chacon

    Great location, the dinamic is fun, the food is easy and delicious, great experience
  • Isabel Guia

    The experience was amazing! Thank you Chef Maria!
  • Yesenia Gasco

    Absolutely amazing class with Chef Maria! Highly recommend. Food and ambience were great!
  • Scott Grondin

    Fun night and great food! Highly recommend.
  • Tammi Calarco

    Fabulous place for networking events. The chef did a great job in teaching our group about the food we were preparing and in directing us on how to prepare and cook. We made beef empanadas, shrimp ceviche, and beef lomo saltado. Helpful techniques. Fresh ingredients. Healthy cooking. I can't wait to go again. I highly recommend this place.
  • Rahysa Vargas

    The experience was amazing highly recommend our Argentinian chef was amazing an instructor staff was wonderful we were a huge private group and we all loved it would come back again and recommend for networking event, birthday or for a date night.
  • Vivian Urquijo

    Amazing time It was an amazing experience as always my kids had a good time and learned new cooking techniques, I love the place and very much recommend.
  • sfuji15 (bam)

    Amazing experience and a fun time! Maria was great and explained everything so well and made sure everyone was on the right page. Would definitely recommend and will for sure be coming back!
  • Jodi Lewis

    Had such a great time at the pasta making class!
  • Carlos20

    The people in at this restaurant and academy are some of the kindest people I have had the joy of meeting in my life, they will treat you like family and chef Maria will cook you an spectacular meal like you can't imagine. 10 out 10 recommend this place. Love their food like you got no idea.
  • Yvan Luzardo

    Excellent experience very good food Amazing service Staff is A++++++ Def will be back !
  • rswingle

    Great group/team-building event.
  • Alpesh Patel

    Experience was great with Chef Toni! Very polite, great food and atmosphere! Food was tasty and flavorful!

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Dietary Accommodations

Real Flavor for Everyone

At The Real Food Academy, we take pride in crafting culinary experiences that are not only delectable but also safe for every palate. Our dedicated team understands the significance of dietary accommodations, and we go the extra mile to ensure that every participant can savor our creations without worry.

From gluten-free alternatives to nut-free options, we're well-versed in a wide range of allergies and dietary restrictions. Our kitchen is equipped with the latest tools and techniques to prevent cross-contamination, and our instructors are adept at adapting recipes to suit individual needs.

You can trust that at our academy, your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities. Join us for a flavorful journey where allergies are never a barrier to delicious dining!

We offer a variety of dietary accommodations, including but not limited to:

Gluten Free
Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Dairy Free
Nut Free
Nut Free
Soy Free
Soy Free
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As your team dices, sautés, and plates their creations, they will not only learn about cooking but also each other. This shared experience helps break down barriers and build stronger relationships, which is essential for a cohesive and productive team. The event's culmination is a shared meal, a moment where the team can relax, enjoy the delicious results of their teamwork, and reflect on their shared experience.

Join us at The Real Food Academy for team-building activities, where cooking and collaboration unite to create a memorable and enriching team experience. Book your team-building event today!

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