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Address: 2094 Caminito Capa, San Diego, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Phone Number: 858-752-4980
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Description: Nestled atop Mt Soledad, in beautiful San Diego, Lajollacooks4u offers a...
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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I am a beginner and Lajollacooks4you gave me the push I needed!!!

I love Lajollacooks4you. I am a beginner in cooking and Jodi walked me through everything. She is very sweet, carrying, and tried her best to teach me it all. She even took me... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
MiaMit2222
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La Jolla, California
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La Jolla, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I love Lajollacooks4you. I am a beginner in cooking and Jodi walked me through everything. She is very sweet, carrying, and tried her best to teach me it all. She even took me grocery shopping and helped me choose the right knife! After her classes I went home with new confidence and been cooking since then. In addition to everything,... More 

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Woodside, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Jodi was awesome, from her diligent planning of the event (making sure everyone's tastes would be delighted, preparing the food and drinks ahead of time so the evening would be enjoyable and clean-up free, etc) to her gracious hosting and informative cooking lessons. If you are looking for a fun foodie adventure, I would highly recommend a customized cooking class... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My wife Shanna and I took a food and beer vacation to La Jolla/San Diego and planned the trip around this private cooking class with Jodi in her home! It did not disappoint! We both love cooking at home, but everything we learned came from cooking shows on V, so we wanted a pro to teach us some new techniques... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I was given an in-home cooking lesson with Jodi, of LaJollacooks4u as a birthday present from my daughter. I really didn’t know what to expect with this in-home cooking lesson. I contacted Jodie, and we discussed what I wanted to get out of the class and agreed on a five course dinner. She prepared the menu sending me a copy... More 

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ChefJodi33, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thank you so much Jim for the very kind review. It was such a pleasure to cook with you and Gary and little Raegan! You were absolutely fabulous, having everything prepped ahead of time and even roasted the beets and made the dressing on your own! This made it so easy for us to complete the meal together. I am... More 

San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Our firm held a women's culinary event with 25 women at LaJollaCooks4u. Jodi Abel was an amazing host, speaker, motivator and chef. We started with a salt and olive oil tasting in the garden, then had an interactive cooking demonstration where women went up a few at a time and helped cook. Afterwards, we all assembled for dinner, which was... More 

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ChefJodi33, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thank you so much Daniella, I really appreciate your kind words. This was a lovely bunch of ladies and it was so cool to see everyone involved with the cooking!This is why I love what I do, I am so fortunate to meet the nicest people and share my passion for cooking. I hope you will bring some more groups... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I would like to thank Jodi and her team for the great experience me and my team had in La Jolla. She did welcome us with cold drinks on the terrace where you can basically see Mexico :) and then the fun part started.... We had so much fun, great memories and good food so I cannot even summarize. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Everyone should experience one of these in their lifetime. The ambience, the breathtaking views, the cozy environment, the explosion of taste and spices dancing on my tastebuds, the laughter, the understated elegance of the chef herself......this cooking class was unlike anything else I have ever come across. I highly recommend it for a group of friends wanting to get a... More 

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ChefJodi33, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Oh my gosh, I m so humbled by your very kind comments. Your team was absolutely terrific to work with! Everyone was engaged in the cooking! And I loved your competitive cooking challenges! It really got everyone in the mood to cook and have fun. Thank you so much and I hope to have you back for another team building... More 

Burbank, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The views are really what get you on first glance. I attended a brief workshop for an hour with family and friends at La Jolla Cooks4u and had a great time. Learnt a few tricks that will be a life long tradition for me in the kitchen and when hosting and enjoyed the learning experience overall as peers we were... More 

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ChefJodi33, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thank you so Stephane, it was such a pleasure to have your team from Milk and Honey. I was so impressed with all that you have accomplished in such a short period of time. Keep up the good work and outreach to young women. I look forward to seeing your travel guide to San Diego and I greatly appreciate you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

First of all Jodie is absolutely amazing! She is so passionate about food and it comes across in the delicious delicacies she prepares. She has trained and learnt about food from pretty much most of the world - Italy, South Africa, Paris, Holland, Poland, American Cuisine - name it and she's most likely studied it. She welcomed us into her... More 

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ChefJodi33, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Wow, Thank you so much for your very thorough review. It was such a pleasure hosting everyone from Milk and Honey and It was so heartwarming to share my kitchen with you all. Thank you for visiting us and I wish you all much success always. Warm Regards, Jodi More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Truly world-class evening. Food was fantastic, Views of San Diego were stunning, and the host and crew and setting were first-class. Highly recommend for personal or business event. EJ Hewlett-Packard Company

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ChefJodi33, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thank you so much EJ! Your group was absolutely terrific and my staff and I had so much fun working with such an enthusiastic team! It was so cool to see how engaged everyone was for this team building event. Please keep Lajollacooks4u in mind for future events and of course we have our 2-day culinary adventure for couples and... More 

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