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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

December 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Hologic

Earlier this week, we hosted our first holiday party of the season – the wonderful team at Hologic!  Allison Ericson brought three of her team members […]
December 3, 2019

Chef Jodi Returns to Kitchens for Good Just in Time for the Holidays

This is the season for giving, and Chef Jodi loves to give back to the community, particularly to Kitchens for Good, a nonprofit whose programs provide […]

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

October 11, 2016

Teams Who Play Well, Work Well

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.  This means that if you have a few team members who aren’t getting along, your […]
October 6, 2016

The Five Stages of Team Building

Teams and its members usually move through a series of recognizable stages, starting from initial formation and ending once the team has disbanded.  Forming an efficient […]
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.  […]
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!  […]