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“Hi Dannella,

Thank you so much for having me at your event "Christmas in July. I had a wonderful time and met many new friends. It was so wonderful meeting you. You did an excellent Job!!!

Hope to see you soon.

Take Care,
Melissa Anderson-Stowe
Mellabelle Designs”


Dannella Burnett
Owner, Chef, Consultant

Beginning with a love of food and with Julia Child as an inspiration, Dannella has worked in the culinary and special events field since the age of 16.  She has degrees in Culinary Arts and Food Service Management from Johnson and Wales University.  Among other awards, she has earned Gold Medals in both London and Germany for International Culinary Competitions. 

Following college, she managed restaurants, catered and coordinated special events and weddings in Washington DC and Virginia.  In 2009, Dannella created Oakwood Occasions to provide North Georgia with quality hospitality solutions. 

In addition to full service catering, wedding consulting, corporate event planning and festival management, Oakwood Occasions also offers high end vending and coffee services.  In 2011 Dannella created a second business, OO Fudge Factory which provides gourmet fudge for gift giving and is available nationally.  Through creative relationships and always finding the win-win-win combination, Dannella brings everything to the table needed to make your event a tasty success!


 If you would like more information on our Free Initial Consultation, hiring Oakwood Occasions for your Event Planning and Catering needs or asking a question about your event, please get in touch through our contact page.  Also, feel free to contact us on Twitter, Facebook or  Linked In.

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