lajollacooks4u cooking

Dishing Out Recpies

January 28, 2020

Garlic Chicken Spring Rolls

What a tasty little treat this is!  Perfect for get-togethers and entertaining! What You'll Need: 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin slices 3 tablespoons […]
January 20, 2020

Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes

This sweet treat -- courtesy of Once Upon a Chef -- has become quite the staple in our team-building events! Learn how to recreate this delicious […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

January 27, 2020

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Collins Aerospace

We kicked off the New Year with a bang by welcoming Collins Aerospace, of Chula Vista, into our kitchen! Katie Isberner was looking for something unique […]
December 30, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: AristaMD

Last week, we welcomed our last group to visit us in 2019!  San Diego-based telehealth company, AristaMD, brought 15 of its team members for a special […]

Kitchen Tips

January 15, 2020

Best Herbs to Grow (and Eat!) this Winter

The days might be longer and the weather a little colder, but it doesn’t mean you have to give up on herbs just because it’s winter! […]
January 15, 2020

Health Benefits of Tea

It’s the beginning of the New Year, and many of us are looking to eat and live healthier, making tea a great option.  Here’s why switching […]

Our Team Events

December 27, 2019

Team Building in the New Year

With the new year just beginning, there’s no better time to recognize and celebrate all your team’s accomplishments in 2019.  Here’s why throwing a team-building event […]
December 9, 2019

Creative Ways to Recognize Employees This Holiday Season

Every employee wants to feel appreciated and valued, and the end of the year is a great time to recognize their hard work.  Aside from a […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 10, 2019

Artichoke Chicken

This delicious dish is so versatile!  Perfect for feeding a large crowd, as well as an intimate gathering.  It's also a big hit for our team-building […]
January 13, 2019

Eggplant and Chickpea Saute

This is a simple and delicious vegetable dish that the whole family will enjoy! What You’ll Need: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 […]
May 17, 2018

Watermelon Pizza

This is the coolest recipe on the planet!  Inspired by fellow food blogger Brandon Matzek from Kitchen Konfidence, this dish is not only fun to make, […]
November 21, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Jon and Emmeline

One of the things that sets Lajollacooks4u apart is our ability to customize our menu to every guest’s preferences! Jon and Emmeline came to us to […]
November 16, 2017

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Tips

Have you put off planning for Thanksgiving? Not to worry! We're here with some last-minute tips to help your holiday go smoothly. Use Your Own Herbs […]
November 13, 2017

Eggplant, String Beans and Mushrooms with Fresh Lemon

This recipe is so fresh and delicious – a perfect alternative to green bean casserole! What You’ll Need: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Japanese or a […]
October 2, 2017

Fig and Date Balls with Flaked Coconut

What You’ll Need: 2 cups Medjool Dates, pitted 1 cup dried Mission Figs 1 Tablespoon coconut oil 1 cups walnuts, chopped 3 Tablespoons water from soaked […]