Our Team

Our Team

A strong dedicated group of professionals who care about your event as much as you do!

Dante D’Avello

Owner/CEO/Grand Pooh-bah!

Kelly D’Avello


Kathy Becks

Executive Assistant to the CFO

Aside from the owners, Kathy is our longest standing employee. She has been with TC since August 2011.

Kathy’s favorite menu item is the Cherry Pecan Chicken Salad. She’s not the only one! Our Chicken Salad is one of our most popular menu items!

Kennedy Kesner

Event Coordinator

Kennedy has been with Totally Cooked since April 2019.

If you are looking for a delicious entrée, Kennedy is going to recommend the Vodka Chicken Prosciutto!

Laura Denning

Customer Care Associate

Laura has been with Totally Cooked since September 2019.

At Laura’s first tasting she fell in love with the Pecan Crusted Chicken. It’s on our Holiday Menu, but you can get it year-round!

Christina Hildum

Catering Chef

Christina has been at Totally Cooked since June 2016.

If you’re looking for a hardy, cheesy, tasty, bubbly side dish, Christina is going for the Smoked Gouda Mac-n-Cheese!

Kaila Vakil

Event Coordinator

Kaila joined the Totally Cooked team in March 2021.

Looking for an hors d’oeuvre that’s sweet & savory with a little ‘kick’? Kaila’s go-to is our Chicken & Waffles with thyme infused honey and a side of sriracha aioli.