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Dishing Out Recpies

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 […]
October 11, 2019

Creamy Chicken Curry

This entree is great for cooler temps! What You’ll Need: 5 boneless chicken breast (cut into pieces) 3 teaspoons curry powder ½ cup flour Salt and […]

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 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, […]
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 […]

Our Team Events

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. […]
June 27, 2018

Culinary Tourism is On The Rise

Culinary tourism, a trend where travelers specifically seek out destinations and activities that offer eating and drinking experiences, has become one of the fastest-growing and most […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.  […]