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Andrew has enjoyed a lifetime of great culinary experiences
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The Results are Beyond Delicious!

Frequently Asked Questions

What parts of North Carolina does The Stocked Pot Cooking School and Culinary Team Building Serve?

The Stocked Pot & Company Cooking School and Culinary Team Building Activities and Events in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

We are located in the Piedmont Triad, near Greensboro and High Point and near Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Chapel Hill.

Not only does The Stocked Pot Culinary Team Building serve all of North Carolina, we also serve Virginia and South Carolina.

Contact us by calling 336-499-5844, or email us using our Contact Us form.
https://www.funculinaryteambuilding.com/contact/


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Culinary Cooking Parties and Activites

Ready, Get Set, Let’s Cook!

We’ll Be The Butter To Your Toast!

Nothing pulls family and friends together better than fun in the kitchen–add a fabulous meal as a reward and you’ve got a winning event! Family and Friends Cooking Parties are HOT!

They are becoming the preferred way of bringing people together. Cooking together is a wonderful way of getting to know your extended family and friends. Your event is not just another party; it’s a unique story–a blank page waiting to be written!

The Stocked Pot & Company Cooking School and Culinary Team Building Activities and Events in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. We are located in the Piedmont Triad, near Greensboro and High Point and near Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Chapel Hill and travel to South Carolina and Virginia also creates customized programs and events for family reunions as well as larger events.

Our wonderful customers have found that our specialized approach is a fun and engaging way to build on existing relationships and to forge new ones!

“Food is the perfect medium for bringing people together regardless of cultural and social barriers. Allow us to help your family and friends become more harmonious using our proven method of culinary cooking parties.”
– Andrew McMillan CEO and President

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The Team Building Results Are Beyond Delicious!

Nothing pulls a team together better than fun in the kitchen–add a fabulous meal as a reward and you’ve got a winning event! If you are looking for a professional, yet, fun way to bring team members together, this is it! Our space is warm and inviting and lends itself to easy conversation and camaraderie within the group.

The Stocked Pot & Company Cooking School and Culinary Team Building Activities and Events in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. We are located in the Piedmont Triad, near Greensboro and High Point and near Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Chapel Hill and travel to South Carolina and Virginia.

We have the passion for great food and the social connection that comes along with it. The planning and execution is done and you will be free to focus on the reason for the event rather than the event details.

We enhance the experience by adding special touches and surprises with personal meaning for your company. Our professional staff provides impeccable service, from the heart.

Our culinary team building events are perfect for celebrating company achievements, entertaining clients or rewarding employees. By cooking, teams can discover the ingredients for successful and effective performance.

The Stocked Pot & Company Culinary Team Building Challenge in North Carolina is an effective way to build trust and improve communication between co-workers. We work together, have fun and build relationships.

Our Culinary Team Building Events bring co-workers together to improve communication, hone problem-solving skills, build morale and have fun. Each person contributes their own personal skills to make great food together as part of a team and this becomes the focus for sharing, responsibility and making the most of each person’s individual skills.

All teams work toward a common goal from preparing the food using tools of the trade, cooking the food with precise timing and plating the food with an eye for appealing excellence.

“Food is the perfect medium for bringing people together regardless of cultural and social barriers. Allow us to help your team become more harmonious and result-driven using our proven method of culinary team building”
– Andrew McMillan CEO and President

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Reach Us

The Stocked Pot and Company offers the best in culinary experiences and customer service.

We specialize in culinary team building events for celebrating company achievements, entertaining clients or rewarding employees.

Contact us today at 336-499-5844 or visit our website at https://www.funculinaryteambuilding.com/contact/



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The Stocked Pot & Company Community Involvement

The Chef and Child Foundation – As a leading voice in the fight against childhood hunger and obesity, the foundation provides education and assistance to promote the understanding of proper nutrition.

Every summer since 1991 Chef Donald McMillan C.E.C. A.A.C. directs, aided by the culinary members of the American Culinary Federation, hands-on nutrition to children in 22 North Carolina counties. These programs are a week long, and involve 10 children ages 8-12 years old and an ACF chef in each county. Classes are held at NC Co-Op extension locations. For more information contact your county’s Co-Op extension office.

Chefs Move to Schools – Out of all the chefs in North Carolina, three chefs were chosen to go to the White House and visit with First Lady Michelle Obama and Sam Kass, White House senior policy adviser for healthy food initiatives, as part of the White House’s Let’s Move campaign. Two of these chefs were from The Stocked Pot and Company Cooking School. Chef Donald McMillan has taken the lead role in the Piedmont Triad as well as in the state of North Carolina to help with this worthy cause.

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The History of The Stocked Pot & Company Cooking School and Culinary Team Building Activities & Events

We are located in the Piedmont Triad, near Greensboro and High Point and near Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Chapel Hill and travel to South Carolina and Virginia.

It all started in 1985 when Chef Donald McMillan, with more than 30 years of experience in the food industry, purchased The Stocked Pot and Company at its original location in Reynolda Village. In 1989 Chef Don’s love of food led him to open Gisele Fine Foods, named after his wife, and take over the catering facilities at the Sawtooth Building art complex in downtown Winston-Salem. In 1991

The N.C. School of the Arts then approached him to take over operations at the Stevens Center Arts Theatre, in the heart of Downtown. Chef Don named the restaurant after another woman he admired, Edith Piaf. Chef Donald McMillan operated the Piedmont Triad’s famous cooking school and Catering by Simple Elegance since November 1985 until ownership changed hands to his son Andrew McMillan in 2008.

Andrew has enjoyed a lifetime of great culinary experiences as his travels have taken him around the world visiting over 31 countries on six continents. During the 1996 Olympics Andrew managed the South African Pavilion in charge of feeding over 400 athletes and support personnel four meals a day, as well as catering many VIP functions for the government of South Africa. These experiences play an important part in his role as CEO and President of The Stocked Pot Cooking School and retail store as well as Culinary Team Building, Catering by Simple Elegance and Great Deals On The Web. His extensive knowledge of wine and food is visible at all the events he plans and caters.

In November 2008 The Stocked Pot Cooking School and Retail Store moved to its current location at 381 Jonestown Road in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Cooking skills were learned and improved, and, as The Winston-Salem Journal noted, “The Stocked Pot taught Winston-Salem how to cook.” In addition, Andrew created a third online business which grew expediently from dog and cat leashes and bowls, to home décor including cookware, knives, and kitchen gadgets.

The Stocked Pot, Catering by Simple Elegance and Chef Donald McMillan have been noted and written about numerous times in popular media, including: Southern Living Magazine, Home Plate Cooking Show and the Rick & Bubba Show on Turner South, Southern Outdoors on Fox Sports South, The Hallmark Channel and The Sundance Channel–both with Dr. Maya Angelou, North Carolina Magazine, The Culinary Review, WXII News Channel 12 Monday’s Menu–a weekly cooking show for over 16 years, and many others. Chef Donald McMillan has been active on the boards of Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, Forsyth County Tourism Development Authority, Forsyth County Restaurant Association and Piedmont Opera Board, just to name a few.

We are continually setting the culinary trends in the Piedmont Triad and have been for over 30 years. We stay current by using local ingredients and finding new and creative ways to cook, such as using molecular gastronomy, liquid nitrogen and so much more. Our catering company, Catering by Simple Elegance, continues to gain new fans as well as keeping existing customers by fostering long- term relationships. Our food styling, presentation, service and quality are well recognized in the area. Supporting family businesses and hiring local from our community keeps us mindful of our start 30 years ago. Culinary Team Building at The Stocked Pot Cooking School is a big and growing part of our business with customers such as Novant Health, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University, Atlantic Coast Conference, PepsiCo, Reynolds American, Hanes Brands, Volvo Car Co., and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney all taking part in our exciting Team Building Events. Serving the entire Piedmont Triad area; Winston Salem, Greensboro and High Point, including Charlotte and Raleigh and all of North Carolina, Southern Virginia and Northern South Carolina.

We extend our thanks and gratitude to our customers for their continued loyalty and for supporting our second generation family business. We look forward to providing you the very best in culinary experiences and customer service for another 30 years!

Sincerely,
Andrew C. McMillan CEO and President and Chef Donald McMillan CEC AAC

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The Stocked Pot and Chef Donald Mc Millan on Flavor NC this week. Watch on UNC TV. www.TheStockedPot.com

Catering By Simple Elegance 

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Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Events Perfect for Catering Parties – Wedding Receptions - Corporate Events – Birthday Parties – School Programs -
Trade Shows – Conferences – Meetings
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To reserve your date and time http://cateringbysimpleeleganceevents.com/

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Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Events Perfect for Catering Parties – Wedding Receptions - Corporate Events – Birthday Parties – School Programs -
Trade Shows – Conferences – Meetings
Contact Us Now!
To reserve your date and time http://cateringbysimpleeleganceevents.com/

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Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Events Perfect for Catering Parties – Wedding Receptions - Corporate Events – Birthday Parties – School Programs -
Trade Shows – Conferences – Meetings
Contact Us Now!
To reserve your date and time http://cateringbysimpleeleganceevents.com/
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