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Exceptional Team Building Event!

Our team of 15 scientists spent a fun-filled evening with Jodi and her team in a mini Iron Chef... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Getaway768358
Lajollacooks4u really rocks!

I love Lajollacooks4u. I always learn new cooking tips and techniques. Jodi is a wonderful and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our team of 15 scientists spent a fun-filled evening with Jodi and her team in a mini Iron Chef competition. Everyone was completely engaged in the fun, learned new cooking techniques, and enjoyed a delicious meal together afterwards. Haven't heard so much laughter, competitive trash...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Doug! You have a fabulous team, so cohesive and extremely bonded. I hope I have the opportunity to welcome you back into our kitchen soon! We greatly appreciate your business and support. Happy Holidays Chef Jodi

Reviewed 3 October 2018

I love Lajollacooks4u. I always learn new cooking tips and techniques. Jodi is a wonderful and patient-not to mention-fun teacher. I took a class in her house and then got to see her do a live demonstration for Kaiser where she highlighted several recipes that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks so much Barb! We always love having you in our kitchen and love sharing ideas from your catering days.Hurry back!

Reviewed 23 August 2018

Another visit to Jodi's lovely home with 3 friends and family members was just as much fun as the previous 3 times. Jodi and I created a delicious menu that included gluten-free recipes along with no sugar and no grains recipes as well! We joined...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

I can’t thank you enough for returning to Lajollacooks4u time and time again and challenging me with new and delicious creations! It is always my greatest pleasure to share my kitchen with you and your lovely guests. Thank you so much for your continual support...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Mise en place is a french term that means everything in its place. It's the first thing I learned in my cooking class at Lajollacooks4u. I'm 11 years old and started cooking when I was six. I really enjoy it. I traveled from Ohio to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Jodi is obviously a great and experienced chef, given that she has cooked all over the world. Given what she does getting families, friends, team building for work teams, etc. to have fun making a wonderful meal -- it's vital that she's also a great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful time celebrating my father’s 75th. We made focaccia bread from scratch and all kinds of tasty dishes with three generations of family members. Then, we got to sit and enjoy the fruits of our labor: a 5 course meal with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you so much for choosing Lajollacooks4u for your father’s special birthday celebration! It was my greatest pleasure to share my kitchen with your family! I loved your chef jackets and it was so heartwarming to see how everyone got into the Cooking! I hope...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

It starts with location, an an awe inspiring location above La Jolla. Add a beautiful home, a gourmet kitchen, and hospitality for days, and you have a small picture of an evening with Chef Jodi. Our recently formed sales team spent a few hours with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words Peter. I am so glad our team building cooking experience resonated to well. Your group was absolutely terrific! My staff and I had so much cooking with you all. Your collaboration and team spirit were par to...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

My mother and I did the weekend culinary adventure together and savored every moment! Jodi was so thoughtful about putting together a menu that would appeal to both our palates and our cooking ambitions. We learned so much about taste pairings and seasonings, and came...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

I surprised two out of town friends with a private cooking class at Jodi's home the evening they arrived. The only recommendations I had came from reviews on Tripadvisor but from the moment we arrived, I knew I had made a great decision. We started...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you so much Susan! I had such a lovely time Cooking without and your friends who were so involved throughout the Cooking experience. This is why I love what I do, I meet the most amazing people and share my passion for food and...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

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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