Deborah Peralta

Unleashing Corporate Innovation Through Chocolate Creativity


At Dello Mano, we understand the powerful impact of creativity on professional performance. Our Chocolate Creativity Lab Workshop is designed to infuse corporate teams with innovative energy and foster collaborative spirit through the delightful art of chocolate decorating. 

The Crucial Role of Creativity in Corporate Settings

In the high-pressure world of corporate environments, the focus is often on productivity and efficiency. However, research shows that creativity plays a crucial role in driving innovation, enhancing problem-solving skills, and improving overall well-being. Engaging in creative activities like our chocolate cake decorating workshops helps professionals unlock their potential, gain mental clarity, and tackle challenges with fresh perspectives. 

Dr. Roger Beaty's research highlights how creative thinking engages multiple brain networks, promoting flexible thinking and novel idea generation. This is particularly beneficial for high-stakes professions, such as law and finance, where innovative solutions can make a significant difference.

Creative thinking involves multiple brain networks and creative thinking is essential to novel idea and problem solving. 

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The Magic of Handmade Food

Handmade food, with its unique touch and artisanal quality, carries an intangible magic. At Dello Mano, we transform simple ingredients into extraordinary creations, blending artistry with culinary skill.

Our workshops emphasize the importance of this handmade touch, turning every swirl of icing and every decoration into a reflection of individual creativity. Food has always been central to culture, serving as a medium for connection, tradition, and storytelling. By engaging in the art of handmade food, participants connect with these deeper cultural roots, enhancing their appreciation for both their work and the world around them. 


A Sensory Experience that Transforms

Our Chocolate Creativity Lab is a full sensory experience. The rich aroma of premium chocolate, the tactile pleasure of smooth icing, and the visual delight of crafting edible art create an immersive environment. Participants often report that these sessions provide a much-needed mental break, allowing them to return to their tasks with a clearer mind and a more positive outlook.

Creating something beautiful and tangible, like a meticulously decorated cake, boosts confidence and satisfaction. It's a reminder that even in a demanding corporate life, there is space for creativity and personal expression. 


Building Stronger Teams Through Creativity

Our workshops have received enthusiastic feedback from corporate clients. The creative breakout sessions not only offer a fun activity but also foster team bonding and improve collaboration. When team members engage in shared creative endeavors, it breaks down barriers and builds camaraderie and mutual respect. 

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The Science of Creative Activities

Studies published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology show that employees who engage in creative tasks report higher levels of job satisfaction and emotional well-being.

Creativity is linked to improved problem-solving abilities, as it encourages flexible thinking and the ability to see issues from multiple perspectives. The concept of "flow"—a state of deep immersion and engagement in an activity—is a key element of our workshops. Participants often enter a state of flow while decorating their cakes, leading to heightened creativity, increased productivity, and greater overall happiness. 

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Integrating Creative Breaks to Boost Work Performance

Research from the Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, as reported by USC, indicates that switching between tasks can significantly enhance creativity and problem-solving abilities. Participants who were required to switch tasks at set intervals performed better in solving problems compared to those who switched tasks at their leisure or focused on one task continuously. This process helps clear the brain of old information and allows individuals to approach problems with a fresh perspective when they return to them.

Incorporating a fun and creative break, such as our Chocolate Creativity Lab, can mimic this task-switching effect. By stepping away from their usual tasks and engaging in a hands-on, enjoyable activity, participants can reset their minds and return to work with renewed energy and innovative ideas. This not only improves individual performance but also enhances overall team dynamics. 

Enhancing Corporate Culture with Creativity

Incorporating creative activities into corporate training and team-building programs has a profound impact on company culture. It signals to employees that their well-being and personal growth are valued, boosting morale and fostering a positive and inclusive workplace.

A culture of innovation, where new ideas are welcomed and nurtured, can set a company apart in a competitive market. 

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Bringing the Magic of Dello Mano to Your Team

At Dello Mano, we are passionate about creating experiences that inspire and delight. Our Chocolate Creativity Lab sessions are designed to enhance team dynamics and boost individual creativity. Whether you're a law firm seeking a refreshing break from intense meetings or a corporate group looking to infuse creative energy into your routine, our workshops are the perfect solution.

Experience the transformative power of creativity with Dello Mano. Incorporate our sessions into your corporate events to unlock new levels of innovation, collaboration, and well-being within your team.

For more information about our workshops and how to book a session, visit our webiste or contact us directly at 1300 033 467 or 

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About Dello Mano

Dello Mano is a family-owned business dedicated to sharing beautiful, handmade food with the world. Founded in 2006 by Deborah and Bien Peralta, we left our corporate lives to fulfill a creative dream and passion for fine food and craftsmanship. Our journey from the corporate world to creating Dello Mano is a testament to the transformative power of pursuing one’s passions. 

Deborah Peralta

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Deborah Peralta is a Food Scientist with qualifications in Business and Marketing. As the co-founder of Dello Mano, she brings a wealth of expertise in food science and a keen interest in well-being and creativity. Deborah holds a Diploma in Holistic Counselling, exploring the connections between creativity, psychology, and happiness. Her background in both the corporate and creative worlds uniquely positions her to understand and address the needs of professional teams seeking to enhance their creative potential. 

Bien Peralta

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Bien Peralta has a strong background in customer service and sales, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to Dello Mano. His skills in networking and hospitality have been instrumental in building lasting relationships with clients and creating an inviting atmosphere at Dello Mano. Bien's dedication to exceptional service and his passion for fine food drive our mission to deliver unforgettable, handmade food experiences. These skills are also integral to the success of our workshops, where creating a welcoming and collaborative environment is key. His expertise in hospitality ensures that participants feel valued and engaged, enhancing the overall effectiveness and enjoyment of the Chocolate Creativity Lab.

Transform your team’s potential with the Chocolate Creativity Lab. Let’s create something extraordinary together! Contact Us for More Information 1300 033 467 or email us at

The 3 C's of Corporate Creativity: Chocolate, Collaboration, and Culture

At Dello Mano, our Chocolate Creativity Lab workshop embodies the 3 C's of Corporate Creativity:

The heart of our workshop, where the act of decorating and creating with chocolate stimulates creativity and engages all the senses.

Through hands-on activities, teams build stronger bonds, improve communication, and work together in new and innovative ways.

Embedding creativity into your corporate culture fosters a positive, inclusive, and innovative work environment, leading to higher job satisfaction and better performance. 

Experience the transformative power of the 3 C's with Dello Mano’s Chocolate Creativity Lab. Let’s create something extraordinary together! 
Call: 1300 033 467 and discuss your team creative workshop with Bien or Deb.

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