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“Dear Dannella,
I cannot thank you enough for participating in our first “Entrepreneurship Day” at Lanier Charter Career Academy. You were wonderful and I hope we can call on you again. Maybe you will go into a classroom and present a JA program.
Take care, and thanks again.”
by Tanya Lanier Charter Career Academy


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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