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$70 - $160+
Per person

Price per person varies based on hybrid private event experience selected and guest count. All hybrid events are 90 minutes for all guests in attendance with 30 additional minutes for in-person guests. Hybrid event experiences are available for up to 20 guests in-person and up to 300 screens virtually.

All hybrid events include: 
  • Exclusive cooking, cocktail or wine educational menus 
  • Extended time frame for in-person guests
  • Private kitchen/room rental
  • Friendly, efficient and knowledgeable staff
  • A TCB staff member as the moderator that helps assist with the flow and engagement of the event
  • Option to have the virtual event recorded or not.  If recorded, link can be shared with host to send out to guests.
  • Ability to have a spotlight speaker(s) at the beginning and/or end of the event (either in-person or virtually) 
  • Virtual guests can engage with each other and the chef by using the chat feature.  They are also able to unmute and use the Zoom reactions to call attention to the moderator if applicable to the type of event selected.
  • Custom polling questions with prizes for additional engagement
  • Customized TCB kitchen background images available for your virtual guests' Zoom background
  • Guest question and answer session with the chef at the end of the event for cooking questions
  • 10% retail discount on the day of your event for your in-person guests

  Terms and conditions:

  • Hybrid private experiences are executed through the Zoom platform for virtual guests.
  • Host is responsible for sending out all virtual experience information to their guests. TCB will provide host with necessary information to send to guests, this may include menu recipes with kitchen ingredients and equipment lists, virtual experience Zoom link and password.
  • Host is responsible for guest check-in. Host is responsible for additional fee or dismissal of any additional screens that enter private virtual experience above contracted amount.
  • Guests can obtain the menu ingredients through their preferred and trusted grocery provider prior to the event. Please note at this time, The Chopping Block is unable to ship the menu ingredients. 

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Our Clients


Hybrid Private Events

The Chopping Block is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our guests as we strive to get people cooking. The latest evolution of our private event experiences are hybrid events, which allow your guests to participate in-person or virtually for those who are unable to join us in Chicago.

Our state-of-the-art technology brings your remote guests right into our kitchens so that they can see and hear our chefs/instructors from the comfort of their own home. Meanwhile, the in-person guests participate in whatever type of experience is selected - from cooking to wine tastings to cocktail making. Virtual guests participate and interact via Zoom with in-person guests and the chef/instructor. This is a unique way to bring together your colleagues, friends or family members from all over for a fun, memorable event!  

Choose from four different types of hybrid private event experiences:

Modern Spin on Classic Cocktails

With the help of our spirits expert you'll learn how to mix, shake and stir three classic cocktails so you can create your own delicious drinks at home. Additionally, you'll learn how to set up a bar with the essential bar tools and ingredients, the history of cocktails and punches and important bar lingo.

  • Each in-person guest will prepare Daiquiri, Gin Rickey Moderna and The Batanga.
  • Virtual guests can join in the cocktail preparation from home.

How to Bluff your Way through Wine

Why is one wine lemony and refreshing, while another is chewy and meaty? Join our Sommelier as you learn the four simple variables that determine all wine flavors. We’ll also explore wine history, wine chemistry, food pairings and practice professional tasting techniques.

  • Each in-person guest will taste a variety of wines.
  • A list of varietals and regions will be provided for virtual guests to procure wines for the tasting. 

Fall Harvest 

Cooking demonstration with partial hands-on cooking

The seasonal flavors of an elegant for entertaining. yet easy-to-prepare meal will satisfy on cool Autumn nights. Learn to create Roasted Pork Tenderloin with White White-Dijon Reduction, Fresh Herb and Parmesan Polenta and Shaved Brussels Sprout-Apple Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette.

  • Our chef will demonstrate and prepare for in-person guests: Roasted Pork Tenderloin with White White-Dijon Reduction and Fresh Herb and Parmesan Polenta.
  • Each in-person guest will prepare Shaved Brussels Sprout-Apple Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette.
  • Virtual guests will be encouraged to interact during the slaw preparation and prepare the rest of the meal either prior to or following the event.

Latin Flavors

Hands-on cooking

Kick your basic steak and plain rice up a notch with a burst of Latin flavors. Learn how to create USDA Choice Beef Center Cut Filet Mignon, wrapped in bacon with a Latin BBQ rub complimented by Cilantro Fajita Rice. Our chef will show you the techniques to gain a bigger burst of flavor to take this meal from basic to extraordinary.

  • WF_VerticalBrandmark_FullColor_RGB (1)Each in-person guest will prepare Latin BBQ Rubbed Bacon-Wrapped Filet and Cilantro Fajita Rice.
  • Virtual guests are encouraged to cook along at home. 
  • Order and have ingredients delivered through Wild Fork for your virtual guests.
  • A minimum $50 order is required to be eligible for Wild Fork delivery.

Wild Fork's high-quality ingredients pair perfectly with our professional-level of instruction to bring your colleagues, friends, or family members together over food, no matter where you are located. 

Learn more about Wild Fork

See our Hybrid Event Menus

Fill out our hybrid private events inquiry form to begin the conversation to get you and your family, friends, colleagues or your fabulous clients cooking together with The Chopping Block!

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Hear From Our Hybrid Event Clients:

"We learned some amazing cooking techniques from the chef that I will use in the kitchen for the rest of my life. The technology that The Chopping Block brings to these hybrid events is ground-breaking. It  allows those guests at home to be in the same room as the in-person attendees, and I felt like I wasn't missing a beat throughout the entire event. We will definitely be back again!"

-Jake Mitchell, Groupon