Our Team Events

Dishing Out Recpies

March 11, 2020

Rainbow Quinoa Salad

This is a delicious, nutrient-rich side dish that is perfect for spring! What You'll Need: For Salad: 4 cups water 2/3 cup chopped dried fruit (such […]
March 8, 2020

California Salad

This is just like a Cobb Salad - beautiful presentation and tastes delicious!  Feel free to use any ingredients you like. What You'll Need: For Salad: […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

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 […]
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 […]

Kitchen Tips

March 4, 2020

All About Nut Butters

Nut butters are everywhere these days, giving us a variety of choices outside traditional peanut butter.  But not all these spreads are equal, nutritionally speaking.  That’s […]
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 -- […]

Our Team Events

August 28, 2019

Three Reasons Why You Need to Book a Private Cooking Party This Fall

This summer, we announced we will offer Private Cooking Parties to our guests, and already we’ve seen a spike in bookings as the fall season arrives.  […]
August 14, 2019

Overcoming the Summer Slump at Work

It’s August, and we’re officially in the “dog days of summer.” But even though the temperatures are rising, it doesn’t necessarily mean our productivity levels are, […]
May 9, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Local Law Firm Into Its Kitchen

One of California’s leading firms, Hanna Brophy, stepped away from defending workers’ compensation claims to join Chef Jodi Abel, founder of Lajollacooks4u, for an exciting afternoon […]
March 16, 2017

The Best Investment You’ll Ever Make: Team Building!

According to teambonding.com, the turnover of just one $8/hour employee will cost your company close to $4,000 once you factor in recruiting, interviewing, re-training and loss […]
February 7, 2017

Five Ways Corporate Team Building Activities Can Make You a Better Team Member

How team members communicate with each other plays an integral role in the workplace.  In fact, a 2014 survey from About.com found that the top three […]
January 17, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Announces its Newest Service Offering:  Corporate Cooking Challenges

Corporate team building events can bring significant benefits to organizations, such as enhanced communication, increased morale and lower employee turnover.  A close-knit team is crucial to […]
November 9, 2016

What it Takes to Make a Great Team

Good teams don’t just happen overnight.  Often times, it takes years to cultivate a healthy working environment.  So what does it take to attain a highly […]
October 11, 2016

Teams Who Play Well, Work Well

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.  This means that if you have a few team members who aren’t getting along, your […]
October 6, 2016

The Five Stages of Team Building

Teams and its members usually move through a series of recognizable stages, starting from initial formation and ending once the team has disbanded.  Forming an efficient […]
September 15, 2016

Making the Most of Your Team Building Event

Human capital is an organization’s most important asset, and companies have discovered that team development activities help empower change, improve communication and engage staff in adopting […]
September 11, 2016

What are the Benefits of Corporate Team Building?

Putting a group of people together does not guarantee the creation of a team.  Employees must learn to get along with each other, trust each other […]