About Us


MR. J's Kitchen is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.

 

At MR. J's Kitchen, we truly love what we do.  It is our life's passion.  Our company is chef owned and operated giving food and service the highest priorities.  We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service and food in the industry.  All of our cooking is done in a our health department approved commercial kitchen located in Torrance, CA.  

 

 

Our Food Philosophy

Our approach to food is simple and you can taste the difference. We make it fresh, and we make it homemade!  Our chef sources the best ingredients possible for our clients.  We take great pride in the food we produce for our clients to eat.  While organic is important, it is our goal to provide you with a fresh, all natural homemade meal made with all natural ingredients and minimally processed foods. So whether we bring out our indulgent side for your party, or our healthier side for our Weekly Meal Service, you can count on your food being made with craftsmanship, pride, creativity, skill and most importantly love.  We consider it an honor to be able to feed you, your family and your guests.  

 

The MR. J's Team

Executive Chef:  Jeff Lavia, CPFC

Chef Jeff Lavia was founder and chef of Dinner MoJo Personal Chef Services which was Long Beach's premier personal chef service for over 6 years.  Chef Jeff is one of the only Certified Personal Fitness Chefs in all of Southern California.  He has over 24 years of restaurant and food industry experience.  For 2 years, he was the Chef Instructor at Long Beach Memorial Hospital's Wellness Center where he taught diabetics how to cook healthy meals for themselves and worked closely with the head of Diabetic Education.  Chef Jeff is a recurring guest chef on Community Cooking, an award winning local cable cooking show featuring farmer's market produce.  Chef Jeff has also done live cooking demos for NBC's Alive and Well Expo.  Several of his recipes have been published, and he continually seeks out ways to further his culinary knowledge and education.  

Operations Manager and Creative Director:  Robert Garcia

Robert Garcia has over 11 years of corporate management experience and 19 years of customer service experience.  Robert has run the offices of major corporations and has dealt with clients on an international level.  Bringing all of his management and customer service skills to MR. J's, Robert handles the day to day operations.  An active member of the Long Beach Arts Scene, Robert is also owner of Robert Scott Dance Company which participates in numerous dance shows all over Long Beach and Southern California.  An award winning choreographer himself, Robert brings artistic vision and style to all of MR. J's events.  

 

Location:

We are based out of Long Beach, CA with a commercial kitchen in Torrance and serve most areas of Southern California.

 

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9AM - 6PM

Events are scheduled by customer request.