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Dishing Out Recpies

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 […]
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 […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

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 […]

Kitchen Tips

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 […]
March 29, 2019

Getting Your Kitchen Spring-Ready

Spring has sprung, and the time has come to spruce up your kitchen for this new season.   Here’s how you can get your kitchen spring-ready in […]

Our Team Events

March 16, 2017

The Best Investment You’ll Ever Make: Team Building!

According to teambonding.com, the turnover of just one $8/hour employee will cost your company close to $4,000 once you factor in recruiting, interviewing, re-training and loss […]
February 7, 2017

Five Ways Corporate Team Building Activities Can Make You a Better Team Member

How team members communicate with each other plays an integral role in the workplace.  In fact, a 2014 survey from About.com found that the top three […]
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 […]
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 31, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Vistage’s Second Visit & Heron Therapeutics

Our summer of team building continues! Vistage International visited our kitchen for the second time last week.  Jennifer Vedehnal brought five members of her speaker relations […]
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 […]