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Lajollacooks4u

2094 Caminito Capa, San Diego, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
858-752-4980
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Ranked #2 of 21 Activities in La Jolla
Type: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: Nestled atop Mt Soledad, in beautiful San Diego, Lajollacooks4u offers a very unique hands-on, gourmet cooking and dining experience. Founded in 2008,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Yorba Linda, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I was looking for a fun activity to do while having a weekend getaway. I have always wanted to take a cooking lesson & be able to learn things that would be easy for me, along with my busy lifestyle & would cater to my families needs. Cooking with Jodi was amazing! She really made sure the menu was simple... More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Imhad so much fun cooking with you and Cora! I am so glad you had a special as well as memorable time at Lajollacooks4u! We greatly appreciate your business and look forward to having you back again soon. Thanks so much, Chef jodi More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Jodi welcomed 4 of us to celebrate a milestone birthday (divisible by 10). We spent an evening with Jodi 3 years ago and were so impressed that we wanted to share the experience with good friends on a special occasion. We were not disappointed. Jodi was helpful in planning the evening and the several courses that we prepared. Jodi provides... More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

It was so fabulous having you back Mike and I had so much fun cooking with your friends! It really was a lovely evening and I can't Thank you enough for choosing Lajollacooks4u for your special birthday celebration! It is so heartwarming for me when my guests are inspired to come back. Wishing you much happiness always. Fondly, Chef Jodi More

Roselle, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My husband's company, Alliant Credit Union, planned a company outing for the employees and spouses and this year chose La Jolla Cooks 4 you. The event was held at Jodi Abel, the owner of the company's home. The scenery of the event was breathtaking high up in the hills! The group of 19 was spit into 2 groups that began... More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thank you Karla for your wonderful review. I can't tell you how much I appreciate it. After 7 years in business we take great pride in providing a very upscale and special experience for our guest. Alliant was fabulous and it is so heartwarming to know that it was a memorable time for all. Thank you so much again. I... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We visited Jodi and her staff for a corporate meeting on August 13th, 2014. Everything was done to perfection. From her beautiful home the amazing views of San Diego from her backyard, the setting is idea. The food preparation was fun and did a great job of including everyone in our group of about 18. A lot of thought had... More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thanks so much Nicholas. Your group was fantastic! my staff and I thoroughly enjoyed working with your team. This was was one of the funniest groups we have had! Everyone was engaged and seemed to be enjoying themselves. We greatly appreciate your business and are so glad you chose Lajollacooks4u for your team building event. We hope to have the... More

Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

First of all, Chef Jody contacts you ahead of time to see what you really are interested in. My daughter and I really enjoyed her foodie tour, most especially the tour of the Farmers market on Saturday in Litte Italy. My daughter is a vegetarian, so our cooking class was tailored to her taste. Jody is so enthusiastic, and her... More

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Midway, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My husband surprised me with this unique evening of cooking for my 50th birthday. Jodi welcomed us into her lovely home and put us right at ease as we started cooking. Jodi designed a menu just for this occasion which included focaccia bread, eggplant caponata, beef tenderloins with mustard herb rub and a plum tart. She kept both myself and... More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

It was so much fun sharing my kitchen with you and Warren. You were both absolutely delightful! Thank you so much for choosing Lajollacooks4u for your special birthday. And enjoy the rest of your holiday and celebrations! Warm Regards, Chef Jodi More

San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I attended a work team-building event with Chef Jodi and it was wonderful. The setting is beautiful and she makes everyone feel comfortable and at home. I have several food allergies and she accommodated them all without any issues and the food was delicious. We all enjoyed ourselves and laughed and relaxed and had fun with each other and Jodi... More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thank you Kelly! It was wonderful to have your group back for a 2nd team building event As always we take great pride in proving a very high quality experience for all. So glad you loved your our food and hopefully you will be inspired to recreate some of recipes at home! We would love to have you back so... More

San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

I was looking for a cooking class for my wife and I for my wife's birthday. If you want to score some bonus points this is what you should do. Chef Jodi made the experience so easy and so much fun. The menu she setup with my wife was amazing. Chef Jodi was very easy going and made the experience... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We had an amazing day cooking with Jodi. The setting is gorgeous with a view of the ocean, and the atmosphere was cheerful, fun, and informative. Jodi and those helping her were so sweet and professional. It's really a special event. I can't wait to return. We had the best time.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Planned a surprise cooking class and lunch with Jodi for my daughter's 30th birthday. We were eight people who were able to prep and cook a wonderful meal, and then enjoy a leisurely and beautiful lunch in Jodi's garden. We learned new recipes, laughed a lot, and everyone loved the experience. There are many cooking classes available, but Jodi's home... More

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

It was so fabulous having your group Estelle! They were so much fun and everyone was engaged in cooking which we love! Thank you so much for selecting Lajollacooks4u for Rachel's birthday celebration! We were so thrilled to have you. Warm Regards, Jodi More

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