The Experience

What could your team learn about each other while sampling exceptional cheeses?

Your team will be joined live by a celebrated cheese expert and led through unforgettable flights of cheeses (and optional wines, charcuteries and desserts). Open your cheese pairing kit with nine elegantly-wrapped packets plus utensils and a plate. Bite into the first cheese. What does it remind you of?

Your team will connect with each other and form new memories as you laugh and learn about cheese – and what they can tell you about your team!

Includes Kit Includes Kit
Vegan Option Vegan Option
Non-Alcoholic Option Non-Alcoholic Option
$95 per person
45m
Artboard 1 48-hour hold available
L&D budget friendly
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Meets requirements for most corporate learning and development budgets.
See below for details.

The Creators

Natalie Niksa is the cofounder of Napa Valley’s acclaimed La Saison. The La Saison team is made up of four creative professionals – each a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Their combined experience includes working alongside world’s leading Chefs including The French Laundry (Thomas Keller), Eleven Madison Park (Daniel Humm), Food & Wine Magazine (Jacque Pepin).

Jeremy DiAsio is a 20+ year food and beverage professional with a career ranging from spice company owner to restaurant manager. Jeremy has trained with the La Saison team, and shares a passion for cheese and accoutrements.

La Saison has been acclaimed by Forbes, Food & Wine, and other leading culinary and epicurean sites.

Use Cases

This experience can help your team accomplish several goals. Read more about the needs this experience could fill for your team.

Bond and Engage

What You Get

An elegant cheese pairing kit that includes:

– Three (3) different artisanal cheeses (two slices of each)

– Three (3) house-made shortbreads

– Three (3) flavor-enhancing compotes

– Three (3) texture-providing crumbles

– One (1) package of seasoned almonds

– Wooden plate and utensils

– Scissors

– Tasting menu

– Plant based and gluten-free options are available

Additional add-on options:

  • Beverage Pairing
    • - Non-Alcoholic Soda
    • - Napa Valley Red Wine
    • - Napa Valley White Wine
  • Charcuterie Pairing
    • - Plant-Based
    • - Traditional
  • Dessert Pairing
    • - Gluten-Free Cookie
    • - Plant-Based Cookie
    • - Traditional Cookie

Reviews

Nadia • November 2021

Leader of a tech team of 20

“…this was far more than we expected…the experience kit was generous and the flights were well-considered…”

 

Jerome • November 2021

Leader of a finance team of 12

“…flawless logistics…everyone on my team got their kit, it was beautiful…so well done!…”

Vijay • November 2021

Leader of engineering team of 28

“…really creative way to engage my team; a number of us are ‘silent types’ and she got us all engaged and even laughing.”

Janet • October 2021

Executive assistant for 100+ person organization

“…I have now participated in this three different times for three different teams…each one has led to great conversation, lots of laughs, and valuable shared moments.”