event ideas

  • One day not enough for your team?   Celebrate A Taste of Harmony across the week, dedicating each day to one of the major regions of the world: Africa, Asia/Pacific, Europe, North America and South America. Take a crack at new recipes and try out different foods–you and your team are bound to learn more

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  • Everybody loves storytime, so share one with your team!   Share a story with the dish you’re bringing. Perhaps the dish has been passed down from generations and is a special part of your family heritage? Maybe you have a childhood memory about it? Did you try to cook it as a child? Whatever the

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  • Too busy to cook? Can’t cook?   Organise a team lunch or dinner at a culturally diverse restaurant. From Chinese to Indian, you can choose whatever international food culture the team wants to try! On top of good new food, dining out is a fun way to get together and start conversation about the diversity

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  • If your workplace has a canteen, switch it up!   Ask them to create a selection of international dishes for lunch so that you and your co-workers can try a variety of cultural foods. Alternatively, ask your canteen staff to feature a different national cuisine each day of the week for an even more immersive

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  • Go shopping at an international food grocer and buy some unique delights from other countries to share with your workmates.

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  • Get your team to share some childhood photos and the stories associated with them.

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  • Encourage employees to share their recipes and turn the contributions into a workplace A Taste of Harmony recipe book.

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  • Make a list of all the nationalities in your office (encourage people to look back through their family history if they are unsure), put them all in a hat and have each staff member pull one out. Each person then brings in a dish reflecting their allocated country.

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  • Without identifying it, ask colleagues to describe why their dish is symbolic of their culture. Number each dish and invite everyone to match the dishes with the descriptions.

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