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Lajollacooks4u

2094 Caminito Capa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5705
+1 858-752-4980
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We loved cooking with Jodi

My daughter and I took a private cooking class in the beautiful kitchen and home of Jodi Abel... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hanna g
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San Diego, California
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An international gathering

We were looking for a unique evening event for a gathering of executives from around the world, and... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Leesburggolfer
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Leesburg, Virginia
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Nestled atop Mt Soledad, in beautiful San Diego, Lajollacooks4u offers a very unique hands-on, gourmet cooking and dining experience. Founded in 2008, Lajollacooks4u has experienced tremendous growth and success with major corporations and guests from all over the world! With our very own indoor and outdoor kitchen, organic vegetable and herb garden and spectacular views, Lajollacooks4u is the perfect venue for corporate team-building, large group cooking demonstrations, special occasions, lunches and dinners and for those who simply love to cook! Lajollacooks4u offers a variety of packages including our one-of-a kind Farmer’s Market and Foodie Tours, Weekend Culinary Adventures and hands-on gourmet cooking classes. All our classes are customizes for each group and include a fabulous sit-down gourmet meal, complete with wine pairing. Come see for yourself why Lajollacooks4u has been rated the #1 attraction in La Jolla for over 3 consecutive years!! We specialize in California-influenced cuisine.
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2094 Caminito Capa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5705
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I took a private cooking class in the beautiful kitchen and home of Jodi Abel. Jodi was very kind, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The food we prepared was absolutely delicious!!! The evening was fun, festive and fit for a foodie !More

Thank hanna g
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words Hanna. I absolute loved Cooking with you and Zoe! Zoe is absolutely delightful. I hope you both are inspired my the recipes in my cookbook and I look forward to welcoming you back into my kitchen in...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We were looking for a unique evening event for a gathering of executives from around the world, and our evening turned out very well. Jodi had a wonderful personality, and the team around her was so helpful. Our food turned out great as well! Lovely...More

Thank Leesburggolfer
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much. We thoroughly enjoyed your team as well. The judges were so much fun. It was a wonderful evening of Cooking and dining together.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

What could be more memorable than spending an evening together with an international group consisting of Americans, Canadians, Australians, Dutch, New Zealanders, and us South Africans - in the company of Jodi Abel and her team from LaJollaCooks4U!! We were invited to hear magnificent home...More

Thank Walter V
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

The pleasure was all mine! what a fabulous group! Everyone was so engaged and seemed to be having so much fun cooking with their teams! Thank you so much for choosing Lajollacooks4u for this very special gathering. I hope my cookbook recipes will inspire you!...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This was a fun activity for my husband’s birthday; we were joined by his dad and stepmom who were visiting from Nova Scotia! We learned a few new cooking techniques from Jodi who is such a nice host! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for...More

Thank Tara M
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi Tara, Thank you so much for choosing Lajollacooks4u for Derrek’s special birthday celebration. I think it is so cool that you remembered us from your team building experience at Sequenom a few years ago! Enjoy the cookbook and happy cooking!

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I was a guest at a birthday celebration at LaJollaCooks4u. Jodi was amazing! The food was not only healthy and delicious, but also so beautifully presented. In fact, I enjoyed the food so much I purchased Jodi's cookbook, "California Cuisine." Did I mention the stunning...More

Thank Bonnie D
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you so much Bonnie! I hope my recipes inspire. Please bring some friends and come cook with us again real soon!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

A beautiful setting with views of the Pacific Ocean for this fun team event. Jodi greeted us with a refreshing "mocktail" and proceeded to host a super fun event for our work group. The recipes were delicious; all the ingredients were prepped with well-organized instructions...More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Thank you so much Brenda! We so enjoyed hosting your team and there was quite a buzz in our kitchen and at our grill station with everyone participating.and collectiving creating your dinner. Please keep Lajollacooks4u in mind for future events. We do fabulous holiday parties...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We held a work-related team building event at Jodi's house with Lajollacooks4u. The event was well-planned and we loved the contests between the teams. They were in good fun and produced a lot of laughter! The recipes were easy to follow and the food was...More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you so much for the very valuable feedback. When the teams are cooking there is a great deal of excitement and good ole competition so yes it can get a bit hectic! There were instructions on the table but in the excitement they may...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

We had our end-of-year/new-year team event with Jodi and Lajollacooks4u and could not be happier. A beautiful venue with the perfect amount of space and things to do for our 16-person group. We got to cook together, learn some things about the food, and have...More

Thank nickot2
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you so much Nick! It was such a pleasure hosting a second group from your company. Lajollacooks4u is all about giving individuals and companies a very special and memorable experience. We look forward to welcoming you back into our kitchen soon! Thank you so...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Amazing team building event! Great party for any group or company. Food was amazing and the event was fun and encouraging for our staff.

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

So much fun hosting your team! Thank you for choosing Lajollacooks4u and we hope to welcome you back into our kitchen in the not too distant future. Wishing you much success in the New Year!

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Our company had a team building event with Jodi and it was fantastic. We had the opportunity to cook amazing food and learn about what we were cooking as well. Jodi and her staff are kind and knowledgeable about all cuisine. They made it fun...More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you so much. As the first group kicking off our 10 year anniversary I was so impressed with your very talented and inspirational group. Not only did they participate in all our competitions with great enthusiasm but they were jamming on my piano and...More

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