The Chocolate Challenge models business processes within a highly creative and energizing activity.
Teams must work together creatively, plan strategically and communicate effectively to develop and make a new brand of boxed chocolates. Our skilled facilitators can draw out parallels with day to day working life, so your team leaves with full stomachs and enthused minds.
- Demonstrates the creative power of teams
- Appeals to all ages and fitness levels
- Suits groups from 6 to 600
- Less than an hour required to set up in a conventional meeting room
- Highlights individuals’ strengths
Our Chocolate Challenge allows participants to select a role that appeals to their natural talents, whether that be creative, practical, analytical or dramatic.
- Creative thinking
- Chocolate tasting
- Combining ingredients
- Piping, shaping and decorating with chocolate
- Pricing and financial planning
- Team decision making
- Packaging design and construction
- Agreeing a marketing strategy and live pitching
This event can be run as part of a full-day programme, as a stand alone event, or incorporated into your away-day or conference. To give you an idea of how it runs please see our timings below:
14.00 – Introduction
Introduction and Chocolate Quiz
14.15 – Preparation
Participants put on aprons and pipe their names in molten chocolate on chefs hats.
14.30 – Briefing
Our event manager briefs teams and hands out supporting information.
14.40 – Brainstorming and Tasting
Teams brainstorm their product concept and visit the tasting table for inspiration.
15.00 – Production and Marketing
Manufacture of chocolates and packaging gets underway, alongside budgeting and marketing.
16.15 – Break
Teams take a well-earned break ahead of their live product pitches.
16.30 – Product Pitch
Each team gives a 2 minute overview of their product along and demonstration of their advertising.
16.45 – Winners celebrate!
Each team gives a 2 minute overview of their product and demonstrates their TV commercial.