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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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Cooking Class with Jodi at Lajollacooks4U

We held a special event for 35 people at Lajollacooks4U and it was FABULOUS. Everyone had a great time, learned a lot and enjoyed a delicious meal in a beautiful location. I am... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Nancy B
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Hardeeville, South Carolina
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Hardeeville, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We held a special event for 35 people at Lajollacooks4U and it was FABULOUS. Everyone had a great time, learned a lot and enjoyed a delicious meal in a beautiful location. I am the planner, and the next time I am in San Diego, that will definitely be one of my destinations. Thank you Chef Jodi for hosting us and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I was lucky enough to have experienced this cooking class for a large group this past weekend, and it was amazing! It was definitely something I wouldn't have stumbled upon if I had booked the week myself - but so happy to have experienced it, because when we go back to San Diego, it's definitely going to be on my... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My daughter surprised me with, not only a mother/daughter trip to San Diego, but also cooking classes at Lajolla Cooks 4 u. It was so much fun and I highly recommend spending 4 hours with Jodi, in her beautiful home, cooking a meal from start to finish! Jodi calls and plans the meal (i'm vegetarian) days ahead of your arrival;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

My mom got my girlfriend and I the gift of lajollacooks4you for Christmas and our expectations could not have been more outdone. Everything about Jodi's program is welcoming and exciting. We were instantly greeted warmly by her in her own home with drinks, great conversation, and inviting snacks. Before we knew it the 3 hours were over and we were... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My boyfriend Jesse and I went this past Friday 4/24/15. Jesse's parents gifted us this experience for Christmas, and we are so happy they found Jodi! We live 15 minutes from Jodi's house, and we will definitely be returning. Jodi was so generous, knowledgable, and passionate! I felt like I was cooking with mom. She was very accommodating to my... More 

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

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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ChefJodi33, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thank you so much Mzia. I am very touched that you are now inspired to cook and have some confidence in the kitchen! Our goal was met. It was wonderful sharing 3 days of cooking and foodie fun with you. I am also so glad to you choose Lajollacooks to teach you some of the basic skills of cooking. I... More 

Woodside, California
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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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ChefJodi33, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thank you Amiee! I so enjoyed my time cooking with you and your friends. This is why I love what I do because I am so fortunate to meet the most awesome people and share my passion for food and cooking. You all were absolutely delightful and I brag about the brilliant scientists that visited Lajollacooks4u! Thanks so much, Jodi More 

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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ChefJodi33, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this review

Thank you so much Mike, I had the best time cooking with my fellow Buckeyes! And you both inspired me to start my new beer and food pairings!!! So you need to come back to Lajollacooks4u and try our new class offerings. It was so much fun sharing my kitchen with you both, super foodies. Happy cooking and thank you... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
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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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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