By now you may have realized that we love to push the envelope with our culinary gurus. Let us customize your next event and make it a one of a kind experience! Other ideas to consider:
Or allow us to create an event that speaks to your dining expectations!
PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT
A great way to have fun while you create team pictures that will bring back memories of your retreat event for years to come. Collect photographs of your team members during your unique Northwoods adventures around the property your group is staying at. All that is needed is a little bit of time, creativity and your digital camera.
IRON CHEF COMPETITIONS
Challenge your colleagues to the ultimate cooking competition by pairing them up in 4-6 person teams and allowing natural leaders to arise. We provide a beautiful display of fresh and local ingredients for teams to choose from. Fully stocked kitchens within your units to work from and a personal representative for each team to provide tips and strategies for each team to present a dish that best fits the chosen theme to a panel of judges and to serve to their peers for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
It’s a race against the clock and your fellow team members in a series of challenges that you can only find on the North Shore! Ranging from fire building to Viking games, each group will compete to earn the most points and take home the prestigious Gold Medal. Each event can be tailored to fit your group’s needs and goals.
WINE BLENDING SEMINAR
A great social starter for an evening dinner, work with our onsite wine professionals to take single varietal wines and turn them into your very own meritages while being explained why in the process.
Join our professionally trained chefs for an hour for a culinary tour of your choosing. We offer classes including Caribbean, Holiday Specialties, Barbeque and North Shore cuisine just to name a few. Your attendees will have the ability to taste all items prepared and walk away with some of our recipes and trade secrets.
Join our experienced guides as you paddle by some of northern Minnesota’s untamed wilderness and breath taking vistas. Our guides will design a trip that is right for you and your group based on where you decide to stay with Odyssey Resorts. This expedition includes a box lunch or lunch back at the lodge.
Grab your hiking boots and join our regional hiking enthusiasts as you take in some of the best scenery the North Shore has to offer with a 3-5 mile hike. We provide a shuttle to start point and pick-up from the finish along with a great spread of artesian breads, flavorful meats, hearty soup and fresh salads paired with plenty of refreshments for your group to enjoy in a picturesque picnic setting.
We provide the snow shoes as you join our outdoor enthusiasts in one of Mother Nature’s most beautiful performances. We provide a shuttle to start point and pick-up from the finish along with a warm outdoor spread of hot sandwiches, artesian breads and hearty soups paired with plenty of warm hot chocolate and apple cider to heat the soul. Indoor lunch available.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING LUNCHEON
Leave the gear to us and join us on local groomed trails as we glide through varied wooded terrain and learn about the great outdoors. Our skiing guides will share with you all there is to see in our great Northwoods and guide you to aN outdoor skiers’ barbeque.