Corporate Events FAQs
Frequently asked questions
WHERE IS PASTA HQ LOCATED?
You can find us at: 14 Bonhill Street, London EC2A 4BX. We’re a 5 minute walk from Old Street, Liverpool Street or Moorgate underground stations. On arrival please ring the doorbell, and Reception will show you up to the first floor where the kitchen is based.
WHERE IS THE PASTA ACADEMY LOCATED?
You can find us at: The Pasta Academy, 62-63 Long Lane, EC1A 9EJ. We're right across the street from the new Farringdon Elizabeth Line and just a 2 minute walk from Barbican underground station. The nearest parking is at Smithfield Car Park (2 minute walk).
What do pasta-making classes involve?
Our classes are lively, fun-filled and hands-on affairs. You’ll be greeted with a glass of Prosecco and a generous antipasti platter on arrival, before being shown to your workstations. Each class is led by one of our expert Pasta Evangelists chefs, who will guide your group through each stage of the pasta-making process. We also offer a number of optional drinks packages to complement the pasta-making activity. At the end of the class, everyone gets to sit down and enjoy their freshly made pasta creations.
How long do classes last?
Each class lasts 2.5 hours, which includes time for everyone to sit down and enjoy their freshly cooked pasta. We can extend the class length to suit your requirements, but we will need to charge for any additional drinks during this time.
What if I want a drinks package, but don't want Prosecco or Champagne?
We’d be delighted to design a drinks package to suit you. If you’d prefer unlimited wine, beer or soft drinks, just let us know when you enquire.
If I don't choose a drinks package, can guests still order drinks if they want to?
Of course! We can take payments individually from guests who wish to purchase additional drinks during the event if they aren't included in the package.
What if someone in my group has a dietary requirement or allergy?
We can accommodate most dietary requirements, including vegetarian and vegan guests. Guests with a gluten intolerance are also welcome to participate in the pasta-making activity; we’ll just serve them a gluten-free pasta dish at the end of the class. For allergies, please be aware that there is a risk of cross contamination as we work in an open plan space.
Do you offer packages?
Yes, you can explore our range of packages here.
What sort of occasion are your events suitable for?
We might be biased, but we genuinely believe that our pasta-making classes are the ideal activity for any group occasion, from corporate team-building and client away days to private celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries and hen or stag parties. We’ve hosted lots of very successful events with companies and groups of all sizes – so whatever the occasion, you’re in safe hands.
Can you offer something completely bespoke to meet my requirements?
Absolutely, we’ll do everything we can to accommodate you. Click ‘Enquire now’ to give us some more detail about your group size and requirements, then our Events Team will be in touch.
Where do the classes happen?
We currently have a number of different venues, each suitable for different group sizes:
Pasta HQ: Located in the City of London, suitable for up to 20 guests.
The Pasta Academy: Located in Farringdon, suitable for up to 30 guests.
For larger groups (more than 30 participants) we can arrange a suitable London venue, or we can even come to your workplace or a venue of your choosing.
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