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Dishing Out Recpies

October 6, 2019

Roasted Carrots and Asparagus Bundles

This is a delicious fall recipe.  Feel free to substitute with zucchini! What You’ll Need: 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, tough ends trimmed and discarded 8 […]
August 28, 2019

Roasted Garbanzo Beans

What You’ll Need: 2 cans garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 1 Tablespoon olive oil Sea salt and pepper What to Do: Preheat oven to 400 degrees […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

October 22, 2019

Why Holiday Parties are Important for your Team

Studies show that employees who feel appreciated and are shown signs of gratitude can be up to 50 percent more productive.  On top of that, signs […]
October 9, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: A Special 75th Birthday Celebration

We love celebrating special occasions here at Lajollacooks4u, so we were thrilled when we were asked to host a 75th multi-generation birthday party last week! To […]

Kitchen Tips

August 28, 2019

Back-to-School Snack Ideas

The kids are back in school, and it’s time to start thinking about some after-school snacks!  Never fear, though — we’re here to help you out […]
July 31, 2019

How to Select, Store and Cook Stone Fruit

Now that we’re at the peak of the summer season, it’s time to take advantage of stone fruits! What are stone fruits, you ask?  They’re peaches, […]

Our Team Events

December 17, 2018

Creative Ways to Recognize Employees This Holiday Season

Every employee wants to feel appreciated and valued, and the end of the year is a great time to recognize their hard work.  Aside from a […]
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 […]
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 […]
January 5, 2017

Team Building in the New Year

With the new year just beginning, there’s no better time to recognize and celebrate all your team’s accomplishments in 2016.  Here’s why throwing a team-building event […]
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 […]