Main Entrees

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 18, 2020

9 Fruits and Vegetables that Stand the Test of Time

With the news changing minute by minute, nothing is certain anymore.  Which is why it’s so important to stock up on food items that won’t go […]
March 11, 2020

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Collins Aerospace Visits for a Second Time

Looking for a unique way for your team to come together and create lasting memories? Collins Aerospace did just that when they brought 13 of their […]

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. […]
November 7, 2017

Citrus-Spiced Rubbed Turkey

Want a new and exciting turkey recipe for Thanksgiving? Try this one out this season! What You’ll Need: For Rub: 1 17 – 24 pound turkey […]
August 29, 2017

Smoked Brisket

With weather cooling down into September, and that long Labor Day weekend, we know everyone will be squeezing in the last of the neighborhood barbeques and […]
August 8, 2017

Tomato and Caper Sauce

This is a lovely pasta sauce and pairs well with grilled chicken or pan-seared fish! So easy and delicious and inspired my friend and chef, Chelsea […]
August 1, 2017

Spice-Marinated Grilled Chicken

This chicken recipe is perfect for summer grilling! What You’ll Need: 8 boneless chicken breasts or 2 lbs. flank steak 1 jalapeño 1 Tablespoon tomato paste […]
July 2, 2017

Aleppo Pepper Marinated Chicken

Perfect for summer grilling and so delicious! I like to spatchcock a whole chicken and throw this on my smoker for 45 minutes. You can also […]
June 29, 2017

Chicken Curry Burgers

This is a little something different from your normal burgers, but just as delicious! What You’ll Need: 1 pound ground chicken (or turkey, if you prefer) […]
May 25, 2017

Peruvian Grilled (or Roasted) Chicken

What You’ll Need: 1 4-lb. whole chicken (grill or roast or just use chicken parts) 5 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped 1/3 cup vegetable oil […]
May 10, 2017

Grilled Salmon with Old Bay Seasoning Rub

Who doesn’t love a simple but delicious recipe to feed a crowd? You can also use this recipe on any fish of your choice! What You’ll […]
April 13, 2017

Liver Pate

This is another great dish for Passover! What You’ll Need: 16 ounces chicken livers 5 hard boiled eggs 3 large onions, diced 2 Tablespoons smaltze or […]