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Wendell Donelson: Perfectly fit for catering

As a self professed foodie it is my passion to enjoy food that looks great and tastes even better. Some people do it better than others. One of them is Wendell Donelson, who has mastered the task of catering by learning from the best. With almost two decades of culinary experience, Chef Donelson feasts frequently look too good to eat. Join us as he explains why.

Carlee McCullough: How did you get into the catering business?

Wendell Donelson: My passion for cooking was discovered in the USAF. After being discharged from the Air Force I was blessed to gain a cooking position at the Peabody Hotel Memphis. I worked in banquets (in-house catering) for 7 of my 9 years there working my way up from a cook to a banquet chef. I eventually started taking on catering jobs for family and friends.

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