Kitchen Tips

Dishing Out Recpies

January 28, 2020

Garlic Chicken Spring Rolls

What a tasty little treat this is!  Perfect for get-togethers and entertaining! What You'll Need: 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin slices 3 tablespoons […]
January 20, 2020

Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes

This sweet treat -- courtesy of Once Upon a Chef -- has become quite the staple in our team-building events! Learn how to recreate this delicious […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

March 3, 2020

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: BKM and Purchasing Power

We had quite the week last week, as we welcomed multiple groups to our venue to engage in some fun team-building events! First to join us […]
February 18, 2020

Chef Jodi Returns to Kitchens for Good for Valentine’s Day

Chef Jodi loves giving back to the community any way she can, so what better way to spend Valentine’s Day than at one of her favorite […]

Kitchen Tips

February 23, 2020

What’s In-Season Now: Spring Fruits and Veggies

Spring is right around the corner, which means warmer weather and lighter fare.  Here’s what fruits and veggies to look for in the coming weeks -- […]
February 23, 2020

All About Cooking Knives

Knives play an important role in the kitchen, and you can bet Chef Jodi has a variety of them in her arsenal!  From paring knives to […]

Our Team Events

September 21, 2018

The Benefits of Cooking Competitions for Teams

Just because you put a group together, it doesn’t mean they equal a team. Employees must learn to get along, trust each other and communicate effectively […]
August 1, 2018

Why Teams Choose Team-Building

At Lajollacooks4u, we specialize in one-of-a-kind culinary team-building events and corporate cooking challenges, and over the past ten years, we’ve hosted companies from around the globe. […]
May 21, 2019

Six Easy Ways to Master the Grill

Memorial Day is this weekend, and there’s no better time than now to polish up on your grilling technique!  Here are some of our tips on […]
March 29, 2019

Getting Your Kitchen Spring-Ready

Spring has sprung, and the time has come to spruce up your kitchen for this new season.   Here’s how you can get your kitchen spring-ready in […]
March 21, 2019

Ingredients to Get You Excited About Spring Cooking

Spring is finally here, and it’s time to get excited about fresh foods and crisp flavors!  That’s why we’ve compiled a list of foods that you […]
February 5, 2019

Winter Fruits and Veggies: What’s In-Season Now

  Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to stop eating nutritiously!  This time of the year is actually the prime season for certain types […]
October 20, 2018

Get Organized for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again!  The holiday season has commenced, and it’s time to get organized before your out-of-town guests come through the door.  We’ve […]
May 24, 2018

All About Pickling

Pickling is so hot right now, and it’s the easiest way to preserve summer’s flavors.  All you need is a little vinegar, salt, sugar and select […]
April 24, 2018

Mexican Cheeses 101

Who doesn’t love cheese?  With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, we’ve rounded up five excellent Mexican cheeses that you need to start cooking with […]
March 26, 2018

Tips to Improve Your Farmers Market Experience

The weather is finally heating up, which makes it an ideal time to visit your local farmers market.  If you’ve never been to one before or […]
March 19, 2018

Get Organized for Passover and Easter!

With April right around the corner, there’s no better time than now to start preparing for your Passover and Easter get-togethers. Here are our tips on […]