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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

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 […]

Kitchen Tips

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 […]
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 […]

Our Team Events

August 3, 2017

The Importance of Laughter in Relationship Building

Want to get closer to your colleagues at work? Apparently, laughter is the key to creating bonds in and outside the workplace, according to an article […]
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 […]
August 28, 2019

Sun-dried Tomato Cucumber Roll-ups

              This is another great after-school snack, as well as a nice appetizer during our team-building events, that is simple […]
August 28, 2019

Apple Rounds with Peanut Butter, Shredded Coconut & Raisins

This is a simple and delicious after-school snack for the kids!  Plus, you can use any type of nut butter you like! What You’ll Need: 2 […]
August 28, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Expands Team as We Gear Up for Busy Fall Season

We’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded our team as we gear up for a busy fall season!  We’ve seen record growth so far in 2019, […]
August 22, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Watkins Wellness and Generali Global Assistance

  It’s been a week filled with team building here at Lajollacooks4u! First up, we had eight members from Watkins Wellness join us at our La […]
August 15, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Private Cooking Party in Walnut Creek, CA

Summer is a great time to celebrate special occasions, so we were thrilled when we were asked to host a private birthday party in Walnut Creek! […]
August 14, 2019

Overcoming the Summer Slump at Work

It’s August, and we’re officially in the “dog days of summer.” But even though the temperatures are rising, it doesn’t necessarily mean our productivity levels are, […]
August 1, 2019

Mixed Greens with Fresh Berries, Roasted Purple Onion and Fennel

Here in Southern California, we love using whatever is seasonal and fresh.  Right now, berries are at their peak – making this the perfect summer salad!  […]
July 31, 2019

Nectarine & Blackberry Crostata

This is an absolutely fabulous recipe and a crowd-pleaser in all of our cooking classes! Feel free to use ready-made pie dough to make it even […]
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 […]