Herndon: 294 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon, VA | Vienna: 405 Maple Ave W, Vienna, VA Herndon: 703.964.0500 | Vienna: 703.281.5631

CorporateTeam Building Workshops

Corporate Team Building Workshops*All Team Building Events Must be Privately Organized with Amphora Bakery.*

Encourage Team Building, creativity, communication and problem solving through our fun and challenging decorating workshops. Participants are provided basic decorating instruction and the raw materials to design and create amazing works of art. From cake decorating to gingerbread houses, cupcakes and cake pops, work with us to customize a creative decorating workshop to meet your needs!

Transform your workshop into a party! Let Amphora Catering create a delicious menu to complement your event. We offer a variety of menu options for our bakery events and can customize a menu to meet your needs and even match your theme!

Option One:

Summer Fun Tiki Hut Decorating, Winter Holiday Gingerbread House Decorating, Halloween Spooky Gingerbread House Decorating

$51.95 Per Team ($51.95 per gingerbread house)

  • You can either have each individual decorated his/her own hut or you can split the group up into small teams and each team will have one gingerbread house to collectively decorate
  • Guests will arrive and there will be either stations set up for each team, or we will have a large table set up in our upper mezzanine area that everyone can collectively work at. We will have a master table with a full range of decorative candy, figures and other fun themed accents.
  • Guests will receive hands-on instruction and decorating demonstrations from a member of our professional decorative team
  • Guests will apply the skills they have learned into decorating as a team the gingerbread house at their station, or they can decorated their own individual house.
  • At the end of the workshop, each gingerbread house will be boxed up and guests can take them back to the office to display!

Option Two:

Cupcake and Cake Pop Decorating

Cost Per Person = $45.95

Objective: Learn how to decorate cupcakes and our popular cake pops at Amphora Bakery!

Guests will receive the following to utilize during this workshop:

  • Petal Tips, flower tips, star tips
  • Decorating bags
  • Cupcake containers
  • 4” spatula
  • Cupcake recipes
  • Amphora’s famous buttercream recipe
  • 6 standard size cupcakes
  • 6 cake pops


  1. Hands-on instruction from our Expert Cake Decorator on Amphora’s standards for cupcake and cake pop decorating.
  2. Cupcakes will be pre-baked and ready to apply icing and décor; cake pops will be ready to decorate.
  3. Getting acquainted with basic tips.
  4. Practice techniques on your cupcakes and cake pops.

Every guests finishes the workshop with 6 decorated cupcakes and 6 decorated cake pops that he/she has constructed from start to finish!

Option Three:

Beginner Cake Decorating 101

Cost Per Person = $65.95

Objective: The goal of our Beginner Cake Decorating 101 is to learn basic, hands-on cake decorating techniques. With less of a focus on the construction of the cake prior to decorating guest will have the opportunity to dive right in to cake decorating!


Guests will receive the following to utilize during this workshop:

  • 4” spatula
  • 8” spatula
  • Decorating Bags
  • 8” Amphora Classic Sponge Cake
  • 12” Cake Board
  • 12” Box
  • Decorating tips
  • Coupler
  • Rose Nail


  1. Introduction to cake decorating. Go over contents of the kit and discuss the decorating practice sheets.
  2. Hands-on instruction from our Expert Cake Decorators on Amphora’s standards for decorating 101. Guests will then have the opportunity to demonstrate decorating techniques on their own 8” Classic Amphora Sponge Cake
  3. Cake will already be prefilled and crumb coated, guests will watch as our decorator demonstrates icing the cake, smoothing technique and combing followed by application.
  4. Getting acquainted with basic tips
  5. Practice boarders and writing. Border Techniques we will focus on include: shell, bead and rope border
  6. Introduction to basic buttercream flowers and leaves

Every guests leaves with a cake that he/she has constructed from start to finish!

If you would like to receive more information please email us at amphorabakery@amphoragroup.com