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
International-Ready International-Ready
Non-Alcoholic Option Non-Alcoholic Option
$95 per person
45m
Artboard 1 48-hour hold available

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).

Carissa Garcia is a leading cheese expert. She has worked and trained with the La Saison team, and she is extensively versed in cheese and its accoutrements.

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

Read more about Natalie Niksa on her creator page, or check out her other experiences.

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 different cheeses (two slices of each)

– Three shortbreads

– Three fruit compotes

– 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
    • - Red Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend Wine
    • - White Sauvignon Blanc Wine
  • Charcuterie Pairing
    • - Plant-Based
    • - Traditional
  • Dessert Pairing
    • - Gluten-Free Cookie
    • - Plant-Based Cookie
    • - Traditional Cookie

Reviews

Nadia • February 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 • February 2021

Leader of a finance team of 12

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

Vijay • February 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.”