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My 4th visit with Jodi!

Another visit to Jodi's lovely home with 3 friends and family members was just as much fun as the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patty H
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Decatur, Illinois
Mise en place

Mise en place is a french term that means everything in its place. It's the first thing I learned... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marie_France08
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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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 4 weeks ago

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

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

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 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 18 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

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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

Thank Karin V
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

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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 25 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

Thank Emily S
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

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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

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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

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

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chefjodi, Owner at Lajollacooks4u, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

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.

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
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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