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$2,000 minimum

Price varies based on menu and beverage selections. There is a food & beverage minimum that varies based on guest count as well as day, time and location of your party. These minimums are met through the menu, welcome appetizers and beverage options you chose. For most events, there is no additional rental or staffing fee as those prices are included in the per person price.  Our Event Coordinators are happy to customize parties according to format, budget and the type of experience you envision for your guests.


All competitive events at The Chopping Block include:

  • At least 1.5 hours of professional cooking instruction
  • Multi-course menu
  • Private kitchen/room rental
  • Friendly, efficient and knowledgeable staff
  • 10% retail discount on the day of your event for your guests

Mystery Recipe Competitive Cooking

Perfect for corporate team building or family fun, The Chopping Block’s exclusive Mystery Recipe competitive cooking events are designed to inspire creativity and a little friendly competition. Our version is a timed culinary challenge to see who can stand the heat of the kitchen! Your group will be divided into teams, and each team will work together to create a meal using a mystery recipe.

Each team will kick off the event with a creative brainstorming session strategizing their plan of attack for the recipe provided and best suited for their protein selection. The mystery recipe will be revealed at the start of the event, so it will be a complete surprise to everyone, including the host! Team members will bond by delegating tasks and working together to create a delicious meal.

The Chopping Block staff will sample the finished products and determine the winning team based on creativity, cleanliness, execution, plating and presentation. 

Learn more about Mystery Recipe Competitions

Mystery Recipe competitive cooking events are a fun and spirited teamwork activity and work well for corporate events or gatherings of friends and family. This culinary adventure will get your business cooking!

Reward your Top Chefs with a gift from our retail store or a gift card to spend on their own or use toward a cooking class.

Hear From Our Clients See All Party Testimonials

"We are an extremely competitive bunch, and my team thoroughly enjoyed the night. My problem now will be how to top it next year. In fact, we were recently at dinner and members of the winning team(myself included) were still razzing the losing team. So, almost three months later, we're still getting value from the night. You have a great thing going at The Chopping Block!"

- Sid Cowherd, Performance Food Service