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Ham tasting

Ham tasting & Teambuilding activity

 

Have an amazing ham tasting experience in combination with a teambuilding and try the 10 different types of Iberian and Iberian acorn hams.

The activity will start with a short welcome drink (10 minutes) and the identification of the teams you will be divided in for the teambuilding.

Next there will be a theoretic part, an informative speech will tell you everything you need to know about the Iberian pork, the elaboration of the ham and the differences between their origins (20 minutes).

After the speech it’s finally time to taste some delicious ham. The hams will be tasted in the adequate order, as you will definitely appreciate the different qualities and textures of the hams, and their different flavours, depending on the procedure, breeding and feeding of the pork (25 minutes).

Now it’s time for the teambuilding activity (15 minutes). Details of the activity:

  • Teams of 4 up to a maximum of 6 participants.
  • After the speech and tasting, each team will be delivered the game dossier.
  • The dossier contains a chart with the name, origin and part of each ham and each team has to figure out the 5 hams that are being blind tasted: their origin and whether it comes from the leg or the shoulder blade.
  • Each member of the team will taste one slice of each ham and they will have to discuss with their team the precedence of it.
  • Once the chart is completed, the team will deliver it to the jury.
  • The results will be checked and announced during dinner or lunch time.
  • Each member of the winning team will get a prize of 100 gr of Iberian ham + a certificate as a Master Ham-Taster.

After the teambuilding you will have an appetizing dinner or lunch (1 hour).The menu:

  • Large selection of cheese
  • Selection the acorn fed Iberian tenderloin
  • Acorn fed Iberian “morcon” loin
  • Duck foie-grass
  • Spanish omelet with onion
  • Ciabatta bread with rubbed tomato
  • As well as all this menu, you can eat an unlimited amount of ham slices of your choice among the ones offered in the tasting
  • Deserts and coffees
  • Red wine (Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Penedès or Priorato)
  • Soft drinks and mineral water

Finally the results of the teambuilding activity will be checked and announced during dinner or lunch time. Each member of the winning team will get a prize of 100 gr of Iberian ham + a certificate as a Master Ham-Taster.

 

Contact us if you have a group interested in this unique activity, or for a full Incentive program.

 

 

 

Turkish boat

Sailing and winery visit

 

This is a possible activity that you can choose to be included in your Incentive program.

A sea route with endless possibilities opens up before you! Sail to Masnou, leaving Barcelona’s incredible skyline behind, and discover the beaches at Maresme. Let us take you to the wineries, where a sommelier will accompany us on a journey into the vineyards, their wines and aromas. Finally, enjoy delicious Mediterranean gastronomy in an experience sure to delight all your senses.

We set out from Barcelona aboard a Golet, which is a Turkish wooden boat with two masts, formerly of pine, that were used to transport cargo and fishing along the southern coast of Turkey. Afterwards we will  sail to the port town of Masnou. During the journey, we’ll be able to enjoy the city’s skyline, which we gradually leave behind to discover the endless Maresme beaches.

 

Boat     Live Music

Appetizers     Boat

 

On the boat the group can enjoy various activities, such as:

  • Tasting delicious dishes from the catering
  • Private golf lessons: this involves using golf balls that are composed of ecological substances, as soon as they end up in the water they dissolve.
  • Playing Poker or Black Jack: we provide the tables and the necessary equipment.
  • Listening to beautiful live music: artists that will blow your mind with a private concert using a saxophone and/or guitar.

 

Catering        Black Jack

Golf        Live Music

 

 

On arrival to Masnou Port, we’ll head straight for a local, family-run winery. A sommelier will show us around this organic vineyard, which looks out onto the Mediterranean, and reveal the secrets of this unique wine-making location.

 

Winery

 

We’ll taste and learn about their wines, and we can even enrich the experience with a light meal, pairing Mediterranean tapas with the vineyard’s finest organic offerings.

Contact us if you have a group interested in this unique activity, or for a full Incentive program.

 

 

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New cooking workshop space in Barcelona

This is a multifunctional Gastronomic space designed, prepared and adapted for cooking courses and workshops; it is the perfect location for gastronomic team building activity.

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The talented chefs will bring out your own inner chef while you enjoy and learn all the necessary techniques in the practical courses. All the ingredients that are used are fresh and high quality products of the Boqueria market.

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Take part in one of the many practical courses, for example:

  • Healthcare workshop, with lots of flavors, aromas and spring colors.
  • Vegetarian cuisine fusion workshop, Indian-Thai-Mediterranean.
  • Molecular kitchen workshop

 The place can also be used for having meeting in the morning, since the space also has screen and a projector, followed by a delicious cooking workshop. After the cooking class the group will eat their own culinary creations. (Non-limited wine included in the menus).

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This amazing venue is located in the center of Barcelona and features the latest new technologies. The space has a size of 200m2, what makes it absolutely perfect for corporate groups.

The space is very private and sociable and will certainly contribute to making your experience unique.

Please contact us if you have any group interested in a gastronomic team building activity.

 

Alimentaria Barcelona 2018

Alimentaria 2018 – International Food, Drinks & Food service Exhibition

Alimentaria is the leading fair for food, drinks and gastronomy in Spain and the Mediterranean Arc and an international benchmark for the sector.

In various sectors the Spanish food and beverage industry is one of the favorites. Spain has Alimentaria as its reference room.  Based on the net sales data, the Spanish food and beverage industry has positioned itself as the fourth in Europe and the eighth worldwide.

This unique fair attracts thousands of international buyers each year, that are in search for high quality food and variety. It is the landmark international event for all professionals in the food, drinks and food service industry and represents an unmissable date with innovation, the latest trends and the internationalization of the sector.

Some of the various activities that you can experience at the fair are for example:

Vinorum Think: This includes a dozen master tasting sessions to unveil the wines that are setting the trends, and a space featuring the most outstanding classic ‘pairings’ in Spain between wine and cuisine.

Barcelona Cocktail Art: This exhibition and demo area teaches you everything you have to know about the art of cocktail making and will be the venue for presentations, workshops, master classes and tasting sessions by leading national and international experts.

The unique values of this fair are internationalization, innovation, gastronomy and sector specialization. So do not hesitate and come admire a highly attractive offering based on the key markets for the food industry and their consumer trends. This unique event will take place on 16-19 of April at Gran Via Venue in Barcelona.