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Dishing Out Recpies

July 31, 2019

Grilled Stone Fruit

This is a delicious summer dish that is extremely popular in our team-building events! What You'll Need: 6 Stone Fruits (Peaches, Nectarine and/or Plums) 2 tablespoons […]
July 1, 2019

Mexican Mango Mint Mojito

We recently incorporated this fresh cocktail into our team-building events and corporate cooking challenges, and it has been a big hit!  Make these for a delicious […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

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.  […]

Kitchen Tips

April 24, 2018

Mexican Cheeses 101

Who doesn’t love cheese?  With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, we’ve rounded up five excellent Mexican cheeses that you need to start cooking with […]
March 26, 2018

Tips to Improve Your Farmers Market Experience

The weather is finally heating up, which makes it an ideal time to visit your local farmers market.  If you’ve never been to one before or […]

Our Team Events

September 4, 2016

What Makes a Great Team?

A smoothly running team is essential for any top-running organization.  But how do you get one?  Check out what qualities leaders need to focus on when […]
August 26, 2016

Corporate Team Building Trends

Team building events have become a go-to for companies looking to boost their morale and workplace productivity.  Yet, they’re turning away from off-the-shelf products and instead […]
June 11, 2019

Lamb Sliders

Delicious and a great alternative to classic burgers, serve with a cucumber yogurt sauce. What You’ll Need: 1 pound ground lamb or beef ½ red onions, […]
May 30, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Heating Up for the Summer

May was an incredibly busy time in the Lajollacooks4u kitchen, and we closed out the month hosting two large team-building events! Our first group to visit […]
May 22, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Memorial Day Menu 2019

Memorial Day is this weekend, so if you’re looking for a little bit of cooking inspiration for this festive holiday, you’ve come to the right place!  […]
May 22, 2019

Grilled Eggplant Stacks with Manchego Cheese

We top these with Chimichurri sauce, drizzled with balsamic vinegar or even tomato sauce.  Light and simply delicious! What You’ll Need: 2 -3 medium globe eggplants […]
May 22, 2019

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Aleppo Pepper

It's all about marinating chicken in yogurt this summer! Yogurt will give your chicken a creamy, succulent texture - we promise this is an easy-to-do recipe […]
May 21, 2019

Six Easy Ways to Master the Grill

Memorial Day is this weekend, and there’s no better time than now to polish up on your grilling technique!  Here are some of our tips on […]
May 15, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Another Side Tours

May has been a busy month for team-building events, and last week was no exception.  Another Side Tours, San Diego’s top-rated tour company, brought in a […]
May 9, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Birthday Celebration Cooking Challenge

Our signature Cooking Challenges aren’t just made for companies and teams, they are ideal for birthday celebrations, too! Deena Carney wanted to celebrate her birthday in […]
May 4, 2019

Spiced Crusted Salmon with Ginger–Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

With this fresh fish recipe, your body and your tastebuds will be thanking you, it's guaranteed! You can also use Halibut, Sea Bass or any other […]