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Dishing Out Recpies

November 21, 2019

Dijon Haricot Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

If you're looking for a delicious Thanksgiving green bean recipe, we have you covered!  Not only is this delicious, but it's farm-to-table nutritious, too! What You’ll […]
October 24, 2019

Artichoke, Shiitake Mushroom and Tomatoes Sauteed with Chicken or Fresh Fish

This is a delicious dish that we love to serve to our team-building events and cooking classes!  Can be served over sautéed chicken or fish! What […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

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 […]

Kitchen Tips

July 30, 2019

Summer Tips for Fruits and Veggies

Labor Day is just around the corner, so now is the time to eat all the fresh tomatoes, peppers, berries and stone fruits you can get […]
June 18, 2019

How to Keep Team Members Motivated This Summer

Summer is here!  But while the season can mean “vacation” and “fun in the sun” for some, it can be a drag for those stuck in […]

Our Team Events

May 18, 2017

Five Tips for Better Team Work

Successful teamwork is the foundation for creating functioning, collaborative teams.  However, it doesn’t come easy.  Attaining this level of teamwork takes work, especially since each team […]
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 […]
April 18, 2019

Spring Tablescapes

Spring is here, so it’s time to refresh your table with some crisp linens, fresh blooms and bright colors.  Need some extra guidance?  Here are four […]
April 16, 2019

Chef Jodi Attends Feeding San Diego’s Pairings with a Purpose Event

Chef Jodi is passionate about feeding the hungry, so last weekend, she attended Feeding San Diego’s fourth annual Pairings with a Purpose, a signature spring fundraising […]
April 11, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Passover Menu 2019

Passover doesn’t begin until next Friday, but it’s never too early to get started on your holiday menu! Below are some recipe ideas straight from Chef […]
March 19, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: ServiceNow

Our cooking challenges are all the rage right now, and we recently hosted another group at a location of their choosing.  California-based computer software company ServiceNow […]
March 15, 2019

Chef Jodi Set to Appear on Second KUSI San Diego News Segment

It is National Nutrition Month, and the San Diego Food Bank invited Chef Jodi to appear on KUSI San Diego earlier this week to speak about […]
March 7, 2019

Chef Jodi Set to Appear on San Diego’s KUSI News

Our very own Chef Jodi will be featured on San Diego’s KUSI News this month!  On March 11, 18, and 24, at 8:40am, she will appear […]
March 4, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Brings Our Events on the Road

We are proud to announce that we can now accommodate teams of 30 people or more in an off-site venue location.  In fact, we've recently hosted […]
March 4, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Emergent BioSolutions

Lately, we’ve been hosting our cooking events at offsite venues, and last week was no exception! Carol Trussler and 22 members of the Emergent BioSolutions Global […]
February 18, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: An Evening with Congregation Beth El

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi was invited by Rabbi Ron Shulman to conduct a special cooking demonstration for Congregation Beth El during its Thursday night learning […]