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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

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 […]
February 18, 2020

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: American Association of Pediatrics

Last week, we hosted 17 staff members of the American Association of Pediatrics for a fabulous team-building luncheon! After playing several ice breakers and splitting into […]

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 22, 2019

Chef Jodi’s 2019 Thanksgiving Menu

Need some help with Thanksgiving dish ideas?  We're here to help you out.  Take a look at Chef Jodi's menu for this year to give you […]
November 12, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Mackay CEO Forums

We had an international group join us in our kitchen last week, as we hosted Mackay CEO Forums!  The Canada-based CEO development program brought 11 of […]
November 4, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Explores Japanese Food Scene

Last month, Chef Jodi traveled to Japan to learn more about Japanese cuisine and immerse herself in Japanese culture. Her first stop was Tokyo, where she […]
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 […]
October 9, 2019

Chef Jodi Returns to Kitchens for Good as Guest Chef

Chef Jodi is passionate about feeding the hungry in our community, and she has been committed to giving back to those in need over the years.  […]
October 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Team-Building Fall Fun

We’ve kicked off the Fall Season with a bang last week when we hosted a finance team from San Diego and a marketing team from Dallas […]
September 19, 2019

Four Reasons Why You Need to Book Your Holiday Party Today

With the holiday season around the corner, it’s time to really start thinking about the logistics of your holiday work party.  Not only do these events […]
September 11, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Google and Experian

We kicked off September with a bang – welcoming two HUGE company names into our kitchen! Jennifer Chason, Director of Cloud Enterprise at Google, was looking […]