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Treasure Hunt

Per person: $95.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,250.00

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Treasure Hunt

Per person: $95.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,250.00

Decoding tricky puzzles and searching back streets to uncover clues are part of this fun team building experience.


Description


You’ll take pictures, talk to strangers, and discover unique and curious clue answers hiding in plain sight, all while learning more about your coworkers.

The hunt offers 8-10 tricky clues that hunters have to decode in a time-crunch. The challenges are based around wordplay, code, puzzles, and pop-culture and will bring teams to mystery locations once decoded.

Teams will be broken up into small groups and will compete for points against the clock. Who will win? And who will...

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Company Picnic

Per person: $85.00

Group Cost Starting at: $2,805.00

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Company Picnic

Per person: $85.00 Group Cost Starting at: $2,805.00

Take the road less traveled with a not-your-typical outing at a not-so-typical venue. We'll take care of everything with on-the-go food and activities.



Description


Spend a half day with your team enjoying the great outdoors!  

A typical event will run 4 hours from start to finish, typically 11am - 3pm, but timing is flexible.


This format offers a casual and unstructured agenda, designed for guests to float in and out of activities.


Few things bring a team closer together than good food and drinks over games and fresh air.



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Field Day! | Company Olympics

Per person: $90.00

Group Cost Starting at: $3,500.00

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Field Day! | Company Olympics

Per person: $90.00 Group Cost Starting at: $3,500.00

You wouldn’t have won, if we’d beaten you.


– Yogi Berra


Description


Spend a half day with your team enjoying the great outdoors!  


Few things bring a team closer together than intensely goofy competition and many, many laughs!  Get your team joking and bonding as they spend a few hours reliving the good (or awkward) old days on the playground with adult takes on playground games.  


You pick the squads to maximize the friendly competition and banter, we’ll take care of the rest.


A typical event will run 4 hours from start...

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Lunchtime Cruise

Per person: $145.00

Group Cost Starting at: $2,175.00

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Lunchtime Cruise

Per person: $145.00 Group Cost Starting at: $2,175.00

All I need is some vitamin sea


– unknown hero


Description


All aboard for a private company charter for a fun cruise with your team.  We have borne the hardship of hours on the bay to find the best boats, most conducive to corporate team outings.


A typical event will run 2 hours from start to finish, typically 11am - 1pm, but timing is flexible.


Sit back, enjoy the drinks and lunch as you take in the view and share an amazing experience with your squad.



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Cocktails 101

Per person: $115.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,380.00

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Cocktails 101

Per person: $115.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,380.00

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor.


-George Carlin



Description


Indulge that itch to concoct. Unleash your inner bartender with a mixology class that'll have you shaking, stirring, and pouring like a pro.

 

Shaken or stirred, rocks or neat, all that matters is enjoyment and fun. Our classes walk you and your guests through the basics, letting you explore what you like.

 

In this hands-on workshop you and your guests will learn how to use bar tools and learn the ins and outs of spirits.

 

Guests will enjoy a demonstration of 3 classic cocktails,...

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Outdoor Team Workout!

Per person: $94.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,504.00

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Outdoor Team Workout!

Per person: $94.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,504.00

"Great things don't come from comfort zones"

- Roy T Bennet



Description


You’ve done happy hours, and maybe you’ve even done a cooking class, but you’ll never know anyone better than when you’ve sweat alongside them. 


We offer a variety of work-out experiences, most popular include: CardioBoxing, Bootcamp, and Buddy-Building.  All begin with fun warmpus and get-to-know-each other activities, as well as strength, cardio, stretching and meditation at the end. 

 

Before starting class, our instructors ask each participant how hard they’d like to train. Then we match everyone with others interested in the same level on...

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Brewery Takeover

Per person: $95.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,900.00

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Brewery Takeover

Per person: $95.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,900.00

The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind.


– Humphrey Bogart


Description


Bonding over suds is a tradition as old as time. Bring your team to hang with us at one of our favorite breweries.  Our partners will walk you through the ins and outs of making beer at scale, tour the facility, then kick back and enjoy everyone’s favorite part, the interactive beer tasting.


Guests will arrive to an assortment of appetizers to get their palates revved up for a few hours of fun with food.


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2-hr Cruise

Per person: $110.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,650.00

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2-hr Cruise

Per person: $110.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,650.00

All I need is some vitamin sea


– unknown hero


Description


All aboard for a private company charter for a fun cruise with your team.  We have beared the hardship of hours on the bay to find the best boats, most conducive to corporate team outings.


Sit back and enjoy our turnkey planning for your team’s outing.


Venue


We work with a number of boats in the Bay Area, each offering different vibes and experiences!  Whatever your team’s vibe and objective, we’ve got just the thing you’re looking for.


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Cooking Class: Three-Course Collaborative

Per person: $145.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,740.00

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Cooking Class: Three-Course Collaborative

Per person: $145.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,740.00

People who love to eat are always the best!

-Julia Childs


Description


Guests will arrive to an assortment of appetizers to get their palates revved up for a few hours of fun with food.


Once settled in, everyone will slip on chef hats, aprons, divide into teams, and get cooking for 90 minutes.


As a collaborative cooking class, everyone will pull together to create a flawless dining experience consisting of a multiple courses.


First Course: the first group will focus on making the first impression and our appetizers are all the rage.  Popular appetizers include:...

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War Games!

Per person: $95.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,900.00

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War Games!

Per person: $95.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,900.00

War Games!


What we do in life echoes in eternity


– Maximus (Gladiator)


Description


The brain child of our nerdy game creators, this format is one part Game of Thrones, one part Gladiator, but mostly giggles and awkward guffaws.


Few things bring a team closer together than shooting arrows at each other during intensely goofy competition and many, many laughs!  Get your team joking and bonding as they spend a few hours making endless Game of Thrones and Hunger Games references on the pseudo battlefield.  


You pick the squads to maximize the friendly...

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Team Hike

Per person: $55.00

Group Cost Starting at: $680.00

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Team Hike

Per person: $55.00 Group Cost Starting at: $680.00

In every walk with nature, one received far more than they seek.


– John Muir


Description


The Bay Area affords us countless opportunities to lose our worries and our breaths as we hike around and appreciate nature and its incredible views.

Enjoy a guided hike around one of SF’s coastal parks, typically 3-5 miles, about 2 -2.5 hours.  In addition to non-stop views, guides will explain the history and legend of your surroundings.

After the hike, take your team to a local spot for a bite to eat and hydration.  


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Cocktail Competition

Per person: $125.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,375.00

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Cocktail Competition

Per person: $125.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,375.00

The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind.

– Humphrey Bogart


Description


Have a competitive team that bonds by outdoing one another?  We’ve got just the thing!


In this hands-on workshop you and your guests will learn how to use bar tools and learn the ins and outs of spirits.  Guests will enjoy a demonstration of classic punch bowl recipes, then guests will form teams and make their own.

 

Enjoy a competitive format where guests will be placed into groups, and compete to make the best punch bowl.

 

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Angel Island Hike & BBQ

Per person: $265.00

Group Cost Starting at: $3,975.00

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Angel Island Hike & BBQ

Per person: $265.00 Group Cost Starting at: $3,975.00

Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the wind in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.


― Mark Twain



Description


While Uncle Mark got pretty aggressive with his sailing metaphor, we love it.


This is one of our favorite experiences, and never gets old!  


Enjoy an epic day on a private charter from SF, East Bay or Sausalito.  While the whole day is 5.5 to 6 hours long, it begins with a...

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Iron Chef Cooking Class

Per person: $245.00

Group Cost Starting at: $3,675.00

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Iron Chef Cooking Class

Per person: $245.00 Group Cost Starting at: $3,675.00

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”

-W.C. Fields


Description


Guests will arrive to a tasty cheese and charcuterie board to get their palates revved up for a few hours of fun with food.


Once settled, guests will slip on chef hats, aprons, divide into teams, and get cooking for 90 minutes.

 

Often imitated, don't be fooled by knock-offs.  A true Iron Chef Style Competition highlights each team’s ability to be creative with the use of ingredients.  What ingredients you may ask? In addition to a wide assortment of items that might find in...

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Make the Menu Cooking Class

Per person: $120.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,800.00

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Make the Menu Cooking Class

Per person: $120.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,800.00

I read recipes the same way I read science fiction - I get to the end and say to myself ‘Well, that’s not going to happen.'


-Rita Rudner


Description

Want to do a cooking class without all the cooking?  We have just the thing.


For our “Make the Menu” classes, we team with upscale and trendy restaurants in the area to create immersive culinary experiences.  


To kick things off, your team will meet and work with a bartender, who will explain and demo how to make a popular house cocktail.  Guests will then take the...

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Pizza Making Class!

Per person: $105.00

Group Cost Starting at: $3,675.00

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Pizza Making Class!

Per person: $105.00 Group Cost Starting at: $3,675.00

“You better cut that pizza in four pieces, because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.”  - Yogi Berra


Description:

It’s a fact of life, ain’t no party like a pizza party.  Now that you’re all grown up, you can take one of our pizza classes and roll up your sleeves, work that dough, and use any toppings you want...go ahead, you know you want to stuff that crust.


This is a perfect format for both small and large group size, but works very well for larger groups.  Depending on time available, you’ll learn to make dough and...

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Cocktails 101 (Early Afternoon)

Per person: $100.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,100.00

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Cocktails 101 (Early Afternoon)

Per person: $100.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,100.00

Love makes the world go round?... Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast.

-Compton Mackenzie



Description


Identical to our standard Cocktails 101 class, just earlier in the day.  Typically beginning at 12pm or 1pm.


Indulge that itch to concoct. Unleash your inner bartender with a mixology class that'll have you shaking, stirring, and pouring like a pro.


Shaken or stirred, rocks or neat, all that matters is enjoyment and fun. Our classes walk you and your guests through the basics, letting you explore what you like.


In this hands-on workshop you and your guests...

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Cocktail Lab: Connoisseur’s Edition

Per person: $165.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,980.00

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Cocktail Lab: Connoisseur’s Edition

Per person: $165.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,980.00

Work is the curse of the drinking class.


-Oscar Wilde



Description


So you’ve mastered Cocktail’s 101, and are ready to go next-level.


In this custom set-up, we will work with you to design your own curriculum, kind of like self-study in college...with whiskey, or mezcal, or gin...


From learning to make your own syrups, bitters, and other concoctions.  To deep diving into specific spirits: mezcal tasting, anyone?



Venue


We have a number of partners in SF, and the greater Bay Area, that can easily host teams of different sizes.


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Margarita Making Party

Per person: $125.00

Group Cost Starting at: $2,750.00

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Margarita Making Party

Per person: $125.00 Group Cost Starting at: $2,750.00

I wonder if there’s a margarita out there thinking about me, too


– unknown hero


Description


Aside from being one of humanity’s greatest inventions and a scurvy, cold fighting superfood, margies, we believe, should be in line for a Nobel Peace Prize for helping people let their guard down and grow closer together...”can I just say something”...or maybe not


Too deep conversations aside, margaritas are one of the most approachable cocktails to make.  As simple as they are refreshing, margaritas need not be as complex as is usually made out to be with mixers and liqueurs...

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Sangria Making Party

Per person: $125.00

Group Cost Starting at: $2,750.00

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Sangria Making Party

Per person: $125.00 Group Cost Starting at: $2,750.00

Modern medicine says you should eat 5 servings of fruit per day.  We say: Sangria.



Description


A fruit salad by any other name would be just as boozy.  They say Sangria is the perfect summer drink, and while we don’t disagree, we think it’s just the thing for every day ending in y.


Enjoy a sangria workshop where we deconstruct a sangria and teach you all bout the different building blocks.  Pretty soon, you’ll be able to build your own version of perfection. Cheers!



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Swanky Happy Hour

Per person: $125.00

Group Cost Starting at: $2,750.00

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Swanky Happy Hour

Per person: $125.00 Group Cost Starting at: $2,750.00

Roses are red, so is my wine. Refill my glass, and I'll be just fine.

– unknown hero


Description


It’s called Happy Hour for a reason, but let’s not limit happy to just one hour. We’ll set the scene for an evening people will remember, be it for the excellent hand-crafted cocktails or the incredible setting. Come hang with us as the sun sinks into the horizon; the day may be ending, but the night is just beginning.  


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We partner with a number of venues, public and private, which offer jaw-dropping surroundings and can...

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Night at the Improv

Per person: $65.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,250.00

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Night at the Improv

Per person: $65.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,250.00

I’m not super comfortable in my skin. [But] I have to make it work for me, so that [means] making it uncomfortable for everyone else.


-Aubrey Plaza


Description


Few things bring a team closer than shared discomfort and laughs. Joke around with teammates and get some good lulz, little did you know Amy from marketing was insane, and your new BFF.



Venue


Working with partners in SF, and all over the Bay Area - we can host teams of all different sizes.


Want to host at your office? We can easily bring the show...

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Museum Treasure Hunt

Per person: $135.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,776.00

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Museum Treasure Hunt

Per person: $135.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,776.00

Decoding tricky puzzles and searching far and wide throughout the museum are part of this fun team building experience.


Description


You’ll take pictures, talk to strangers, and discover unique and curious clue answers hiding in plain sight, all while learning more about your coworkers.

 

The hunt offers 8-10 tricky clues that hunters have to decode in a time-crunch. The challenges are based around wordplay, code, puzzles, and pop-culture and will bring teams to mystery locations once decoded.

 

Teams will be broken up into small groups and will compete for points against the clock. Who will win?...

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Sunset Cruise

Per person: $125.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,875.00

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Sunset Cruise

Per person: $125.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,875.00

All I need is some vitamin sea


– unknown hero


Description


All aboard for a private company charter for a fun cruise with your team.  We have borne the hardship of hours on the bay to find the best boats, most conducive to corporate team outings.


A typical event will run 2 hours from start to finish, typically 5pm to 7pm (adjusting seasonally), but timing is flexible.


Sit back, enjoy the drinks as you watch the sun dip below the horizon and share an amazing experience with your squad.



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Wine and Yoga

Per person: $85.00

Group Cost Starting at: $1,750.00

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Wine and Yoga

Per person: $85.00 Group Cost Starting at: $1,750.00
Yoga pairs surprisingly well with wine. Do some down-dog and then give your chakras that extra glow with a little red or white. Kind of like nirvana.
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2-hr Sail

Per person: $155.00

Group Cost Starting at: $2,325.00

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2-hr Sail

Per person: $155.00 Group Cost Starting at: $2,325.00

To reach a port we must set sail. Sail, not tie at anchor. Sail, not drift.


― Franklin D. Roosevelt



Description


All aboard for a private sailing charter!  We have beared the hardship of hours on the bay to find the best sailboats, most conducive to corporate team outings.


Sit back and enjoy our turnkey planning for your team’s outing.


Venue


We work with a number of sailboats in the Bay Area, each offering something different!  Whatever your team’s vibe and objective, we’ve got just the thing you’re looking for.


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Graffiti Workshop

Per person: $85.00

Group Cost Starting at: $850.00

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Graffiti Workshop

Per person: $85.00 Group Cost Starting at: $850.00

There’s nothing more dangerous than someone who wants to make the world a better place.


-Banksy


Description


Few things bring a team closer together than sharing artistic experiences and many, many laughs!  Get your team joking and bonding as they spend a few hours creating and enjoying being a little “naughty”, leaving their mark on the streets of San Francisco.


In this hands-on workshop, your team will be able to learn about famous graffiti artists and its history. You will explore different graffiti techniques, create canvases and make your own graffiti on the streets of San...

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Karaoke Happy Hour

Per person: $85.00

Group Cost Starting at: $2,975.00

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Karaoke Happy Hour

Per person: $85.00 Group Cost Starting at: $2,975.00

I hate it when I’m singing a song and the artist

gets the words wrong...


– unknown genius


Description

Karaoke, the great equalizer.  Where the intern becomes the Sr VP of nailing Madonna songs and you finally learn that tone deaf actually means tone deaf (you know who I’m talking about).  Also, turns out Carol in accounting is actually head of the local Beyhive chapter, and she can carry a tune.


Venue

Your place or ours!  We work with a number of venues in Bay Area that can host an epic Karaoke Jam.

 

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Speakeasy Cocktail Bar Takeover

Per person: $125.00

Group Cost Starting at: $3,300.00

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Speakeasy Cocktail Bar Takeover

Per person: $125.00 Group Cost Starting at: $3,300.00

Are we having some drinks, or are we HAVING

SOME DRANKS?  Need to dress accordingly.


– unknown hero


Description


With a booming cocktail scene, there is no shortage of solid cocktail spots in San Francisco.  In the pursuit of the best spots, we’ve put in the hard hours at SF’s finest gin joints and whiskey haunts to bring you the best bets for an awesome company outing.


Enjoy a private, dedicated space, and depending on your group size, a dedicated bar, and lounge areas.


Want to make things interactive? Let’s set up some cocktail making...

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Upscale Cocktail Hour & Dinner

Per person: $225.00

Group Cost Starting at: $4,950.00

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Upscale Cocktail Hour & Dinner

Per person: $225.00 Group Cost Starting at: $4,950.00

Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough


– Mark Twain


Description


The best company parties start with a cocktail and end in dessert.  In between, magic.


Start your evening with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, paired to get palates ready for the main event, a multi-course sit-down dinner.


Dietary restrictions?  No problem! With advance notice, we can accommodate even the most specific requirements.


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We work with a number of venues, each offering different vibes and culinary focuses!  Whatever your team’s vibe and preference, we’ve got just the...

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